1.1 Beanpole family - development of multi-generational families which
have more intergenerational contact (between grand-parents &
grand children) and less intragenerational contact (between cousins).
2 Why higher inTERgenerational contact?
2.1 Increase in life expectancy – grandparents alive for
longer & more physically fit
2.1.1 More people living longer = increase in need for
18.104.22.168 Grandparents provide childcare
22.214.171.124.1 Increase in lone parents who rely on
support from own parents.
3 Why less inTRAgenerational contact?
3.1 Effect of divorce - less contact with