Published: January 2010
Author(s): Robin Mann

Aging Horizons Bulletin

Time to bring grandfathers out of the shadows. Grandparents are playing a vital part in many families today, yet few studies have focused on the role of grandfathers.

According to Dr. Robin Mann, the significance of grandfatherhood for men has been underestimated. Mann is associate research fellow at the Oxford Institute on Ageing at Oxford University in London, England.

His study of grandfathers was published in theĀ Journal of Aging StudiesĀ (Vol. 21, 2007). AHB reached Dr. Mann in London

Keywords
Grandfatherhood, Grandparenting, Gender Roles, Contemporary Families