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Families, Intergenerational Relationships in

  • By: Merril Silverstein & Sarah Ruiz
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

Intergenerational family relationships are those between family members within a common lineage. Although such relationships tend to be primarily biological, they also arise through adoption, as well as step- and quasi-family arrangements. Although ...

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