1 - 10 of 13 Chapters
[“We have a broader view of life now. Some of our old traditions have changed.” “I enjoy a lot when I do grand parenting. I simply love the way they [grandchildren] talk, play, eat etc. I feel like I am learning lots of things at this age from my school going grandchildren.”]
[This study aimed to capture the perceptions and lived experiences of third and fourth generation Indian diasporic elders regarding their role as grandparents in contemporary Mauritius. Using a qualitative approach, in-depth interviews were conducted with grandfathers and grandmothers.]
[Given the long years of experiences in a changing world, and the time for reflection on them, given that such experiential knowledge has matured into a rare wisdom, understandably grandparents should be the most valued human resource on the planet. Yet this is not so. To some they are a burden,...
[This chapter discusses aspects of the adventurism of the Sikh community. Included topics relate to the origins of the Sikh religion, the contributory causes for their migration to Malaysia and Australia, and aspects of Sikh grandparenting in Australia.]
[This chapter documents grand parenting from a small cross section of the Indo-Fijian diaspora. The Indo-Fijian diaspora refers to the community descended from indentured labourers brought from India to Fiji from 1879–1920, as well as descendants of smaller groups of later free Indian immigrants...
[Malaysia is made up of Peninsular Malaysia known as West Malaysia and East Malaysia which consists of Sabah and Sarawak. Malaysia is a multi-ethnic country with a population of 23.27 million, who use at least a hundred languages.]
[In a global world—connected, disconnected—Hawai‘i sits 2,500 miles from the nearest continent, a place unique and isolated, volcanically active, culturally plural, growing daily both through the hardening of lava and through successive waves of immigrants, each bringing their own identities,...
[Recent studies of aging Indian diasporic populations focus on grandparents who emigrate from India to be with their children or are in the U.S. seasonally. The post-1965 immigrant generation has been in the U.S. for almost fifty years and while the group is seen as a historic generation there...
[From the dawn of human civilization every human being has had an urge to transmit his own culture and heritage to his descendants to preserve and reserve their own identity of roots to their next generation to come. In the passage of time everything decays by the laws of nature; but roots of...
[Grandparents have always played an important role in family life, but over the last two decades, many have increased responsibility for their grandchildren due to changes in families and society.]
Read and print from thousands of top scholarly journals.
Continue with Facebook
Log in with Microsoft
Already have an account? Log in
Bookmark this article. You can see your Bookmarks on your DeepDyve Library.
To save an article, log in first, or sign up for a DeepDyve account if you don’t already have one.
Sign Up Log In
To subscribe to email alerts, please log in first, or sign up for a DeepDyve account if you don’t already have one.
To get new article updates from a journal on your personalized homepage, please log in first, or sign up for a DeepDyve account if you don’t already have one.