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  • Chapter 1 -- Social context of family caregiving 

    Hill, Twyla J. (Palgrave Macmillan US, 2015)
    The historical and current contexts of caregiving in later life in the United States are briefly discussed. A short description of the types of health problems typical in the elderly and affecting their need for care is ...
  • Grandparents in law: investigating the institutionalization of extended family roles 

    Hill, Twyla J. (Baywood Publishing, 2002)
    Previous research on grandparents has focused on the individual and familial level and has characterized grandparent roles as ambiguous and contingent. Emphasizing instead structural phenomena, this theoretical paper argues ...
  • Precursors of running away during adolescence: do peers matter? 

    Chen, Xiaojin; Thrane, Lisa E.; Adams, Michele (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012)
    Although peer influence is a salient predictor of delinquency, how it operates in the etiology of runaway behavior is not fully understood. Using data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, this study ...