Motivation to provide help to older parents in Norway, Spain, and Israel.

@article{Katz2010MotivationTP,
  title={Motivation to provide help to older parents in Norway, Spain, and Israel.},
  author={Ruth A. Katz and Nurit Gur-Yaish and Ariela Lowenstein},
  journal={International journal of aging & human development},
  year={2010},
  volume={71 4},
  pages={283-303}
}
We explore from a cross-national perspective three motivations in adult children to provide help to older parents: affectual solidarity, parental need for care, and filial norms. The sample is 1,055 adult children from Norway, Spain, and Israel, countries selected because they represent different family cultures and welfare regimes. Affectual solidarity and parental need for care was found to influence amount of help in all three countries, whereas filial norms was found to have no effect… CONTINUE READING

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