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Theory & Practice


Theory

 Abrams, J., & Giles, H. (1999). Intergenerational contact as intergroup communication. Child & Youth Services, 20(1/2), 203-217.

Allport, G. W. (1954). The Nature of Prejudice. Reading, Massachusetts: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company.

Amir, Y. (1976). The role of intergroup contact in change of prejudice and ethnic relations. P. A. Katz (Editor), Towards the Elimination of Racism (pp. 245-308). New York: Peramon Press Inc.

Atchley, R. (1988). Social Forces and Aging . Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.

Bronfenbrenner, U. (1979). The Ecology of Human Development. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.

Brownell, P., & Perla Resnick, R. (2005). Intergenerational-Multigenerational relationships:  Are they synonymous? Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, 3(1), 67-75.

Burr, W. R., Hill, R., Nye, F. I., & Reiss, I. L. (1979). Contemporary Theories about the Family:  Volume II. New York: The Free Press.

Butler, R. (1963). The life review:  An interpretation of reminiscence in the aged. Psychiatry, 26, 65-76.

Butler, R. (1974). Successful aging and the role of the life review. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 22, 529-535.

Butler, R. N., & Lewis, M. (1977). Aging and Mental Health:  Positive Psychological Approaches. St. Louis, MO: Mosby.

Carstensen, L. L. (1991). Selectivity theory:  Social activity in a life-span context. In K. W. Schaie, & M. P. Lawton (Editors), Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics (Vol. 11pp. 195-217). New York: Springer.

Caspi, A. (1984). Contact hypothesis and inter-age attitudes:  A field study of cross-age contact. Social Psychology Quarterly, 47(1), 74-80.

Chambre, S. M. (1984). Is volunteering a substitute for role loss in old age?  An empirical test of activity theory. The Gerontologist, 24(3), 292-298.

Cohon, D. (1989). Intergenerational program research to refine theory and practice. In S. Newman, & S. Brummel (Editors), Intergenerational Programs:  Imperatives, Strategies, Impacts, Trends (pp. 217-232). New York: Haworth Press, Inc.

Coleman. (1988). Social capital in the creation of human capital. American Sociological Review, 94, 95-120.

Cook, K. S. (1987). Social Exchange Theory. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage Publications.

Corrigan, M. W. (2001). Social Exchange Theory, Interpersonal Communication Motives, and Volunteerism:  Identifying Motivation to Volunteer and the Rewards and Costs Associated. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia.

Cottrell, L. (1942). The adjustment of the individual to his age and sex roles. American Sociological Review, 7, 617-620.

Crites, M. S. (1989). Child development and intergenerational programming. In S. Newman, & S. Brummel (Editors), Intergenerational Programs:  Imperatives, Strategies, Impacts, Trends (pp. 33-45). New York: Haworth Press, Inc.

Cumming, E., & Henry, W. (1961). Growing Old:  The Process of Disengagement. New York: Basic Books.

DeSouza, E. (2007). Intergenerational interaction through reminiscence processes: A

theoretical framework to explain attitude changes. Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, 5(1), 39-56. 

Dychtwald, K., & Flower, J. (1989). Age Wave:  The Challenges and Opportunities of an Aging America. New York: St. Martin's Press.

Erikson, E. H., Erikson, J. M., & Kivnick, H. Q. (1986). Vital Involvement in Old Age. New York: Norton.

Erikson, E. (1963). Childhood and Society. New York: Norton.

Erikson, E. (1997). The Life Cycle Completed. New York: Norton.

Evans, R. I. (1971). Gordon Allport:  The Man and His Ideas. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.

Fisher, B. J., & Specht, D. K. (1999). Successful aging and creativity in later life. Journal of Aging Studies, 13(4), 457-472.

Forbes, H. D. (1997). Ethnic Conflict:  Commerce, Culture, and the Contact Hypothesis. New Haven: Yale University Press.

Fox, S., & Giles, H. (1993). Accommodating intergenerational contact:  A critique and theoretical model. Journal of Aging Studies, 7(4), 423-451.

Furstenberg, F. F., & Hughes, M. E. (1997). The influence of neighborhoods on children's development:  A theoretical perspective and research agenda. J. Brooks-Gunn, G. J. Duncan, & J. L. Abner (Editors), Neighborhood Poverty:   Policy Implications in Studying Neighborhoods (Vol. 2pp. 23-47). New York: Russell Sage Foundation.

Graves, S., & Larkin, E. (2006). Lessons from Erikson:  A look at autonomy across the lifespan. Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, 4(2), 61-71.

Harwood, J., Giles, H., & Ryan, E. B. (1995). Aging, communication, and intergroup theory:  Social identity and intergenerational communication. J. F. Nussbaum, & J. Coupland (Editors), Handbook of Communication and Aging Research (pp. 133-159). New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Harwood, J., & Williams, A. (1998). Expectations for communication with positive and negative subtypes of older adults. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 47(1), 11-33.

Havighurst, R. J. (1968). Personality and patterns of aging. The Gerontologist, 8, 20-23.

Havighurst, R. J. (1963). Successful aging. R. Williams, C. Tibbits, & W. Donahue (Editors), Processes of Aging (Vol. 1). New York: Atherton Press.

Herzog, A. R., & House, J. S. (1991). Productive activities and aging well. Generations, 15(1), 49-54.

Hewstone, M., & Brown, R. (1986). Contact is not enough:  An intergroup perspective on the contact hypothesis. M. Hewstone, & R. Brown (Editors), Contact and Conflict in Intergroup Encounters:  Social Psychology and Society (pp. 1-44). Oxford: Basil Blackwell.

Kaplan, M., Liu, S. T., et al. (2006). Intergenerational engagement in retirement

communities: A case study of a community capacity-building model." Journal of Applied Gerontology, 25(5), 406-426.

Katz, P. A. ed. (1976). Towards the Elimination of Racism. New York: Pergamon Press Inc.

Kuehne, V. S. (2003). The state of our art:  Intergenerational program research and evaluation, part one. Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, 1(1), 145-161.

Large, A., Bowler, L., et al. (2007). Creating web portals with children as designers:

Bonded design and the Zone of Proximal Development. McGill Journal of Education, 42(1), 61-82.

Lawrence-Jacobson, A. R. (2006). Intergenerational community action and youth

empowerment. Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, 4(1), 137-147.

Lawrence, A. (2003). Feeling Good and Doing Good:  Evaluating the Applicability of Micro and Macro Theory to Intergenerational Programming (A Social Work Preliminary Exam). University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Lemon, B., Bengston, V. L., & Peterson, J. (1972). Activity types and life satisfaction in a retirement community. Journal of Gerontology, 27, 511-523.

Lewin, K. (1946). Action research and minority problems. Journal of Social Issues, 2, 34-46.

Longino, C., & Kart, C. S. (1982). Explicating activity theory:  A formal replication. Journal of Gerontology, 37, 713-722.

Mead, M. (1972). Blackberry Winter: My Earlier Years. New York: William Morrow & Company, Inc.

Mead, M. (1970). Culture and Commitment:  The New Relationships Between the Generations in the 1970s. New York: Columbia University Press.

Moen, P. (1995). A life course approach to postretirement roles and well-being. In L. Bond, S. Cutler, & A. Grams (Editors), Promoting Successful and Productive Aging (pp. 239-256). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Neugarten, B., Havighurst, R. J., & Tobin, S. S. (1968). B. L. Neugarten (Editor), Personality and Patterns of Aging in Middle Age and Aging (pp. 173-177). Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Newman, S., & Smith, T. B. (1997). Developmental theories as the basis for intergenerational programs. S. Newman, C. R. Ward, T. B. Smith, J. O. Wilson, & J. M. McCrea Intergenerational Programs:  Past, Present, and Future (pp. 3-19). Washington, D.C.: Taylor & Francis.

Payne, B. P. (1977). The older volunteer:  Social role, continuity, and development. The Gerontologist, 17(4), 355-361.

Pettigrew, T. F. (1998). Intergroup contact theory. Annual Review of Psychology, 49, 65-85.

Phillipson, C. (1998). Reconstructing Old Age:  New Agendas in Social Theory and Practice. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Powers, D. A., & Ellison, C. G. (1995). Interracial contact and black racial attitudes:  The contact hypothesis and selectivity bias. Social Forces, 74(1), 205-226.

Pratt, M. W., & Norris, J. E. (1994). The Social Psychology of Aging. Cambridge, MA: Blackwell Publishers.

Rappaport, J. (1984). Studies in empowerment:  Introduction to the issue. Prevention in Human Services, 3, 1-7.

Rappaport, J. (1987). Terms of empowerment, exemplars of prevention:  Toward a theory for community psychology. American Journal of Community Psychology, 15(2), 121-148.

Rennekamp, R. A., & Nall, M. A. (1999). Strengthening accountability systems through theory-based program development. Mechanisms:  Newsletter for the Program Theory and Theory-Driven Evaluation Topical Interest Group, American Evaluation Association, (3), 9-12.

ReVille, S. (1989). Young adulthood to old age:  Looking at intergenerational possibilities from a human development perspective. in S. Newman, & S. Brummel (Editors), Intergenerational Programs:  Imperatives, Strategies, Impacts, Trends (pp. 45-53). New York: Haworth Press, Inc.

Riley, J., & Riley, M. (1994). Beyond productive aging. Aging International, 21(2), 15-19.

Riley, M. W. (1971). Social gerontology and the age stratification of society. (pp. 79-87).

Rosich, R., & Meck, N. (1987). Intergenerational relations and life-span developmental psychology:  A review of the Ninth West Virginia University Life-Span Developmental Psychology Conference. Human Development, 30(1), 60-65.

Rosow, I. (1985). Status and role change through the life cycle. R. H. Binstock, & E. Shanas (Editors), Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciences (2nd ed. ed., pp. 62-93). New York: Van Nostrand.

Serrano-Garcia, I., & Bond, M. A. (1994). Special Issue:  Empowering the Silent Ranks.  American Journal of Community Psychology (22 ed.).

Stevens, E. S. (1993). Making sense of usefulness:  an avenue toward satisfaction in later life. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 37(4), 313-325.

Turner, J. (2001). Handbook of Sociological Theory. New York: Kluwer Academic-Plenum Publishers.

VanderVen, K. (2004). Intergenerational theory in society:  Building on the past, questions for the future. Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, 2(3/4), 75-94.

VanderVen, K. (1999). Intergenerational theory:  The missing element in today's intergenerational programs. Child & Youth Services, 20(1/2), 33-47.

Wilner, D. M., Walkley, R. P., & Cook, S. W. (1955). Human Relations in Interracial Housing:  A Study of the Contact Hypothesis. New York: Russell & Russell.

Yeakley, A. M. (1998). The Nature of Prejudice Change:  Positive and Negative Change Processes Arising from Intergroup Contact Experiences. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

Zimmerman, M. A., Israel, B. A., Schultz, A., & Checkoway, B. (1992). Further explorations in empowerment theory:  An empirical analysis of psychological empowerment. American Journal of Community Psychology, 20, 707-727.

Contact theory

Amir, Y. (1969). Contact hypothesis in ethnic relations. Psychological Bulletin, 71(5), 319-342.

Caspi, A. (1984). Contact hypothesis and inter-age attitudes:  A field study of cross-age contact. Social Psychology Quarterly, 47(1), 74-80.

Hannon, P. O., & Gueldner, S. H. (2007). The impact of short-term quality

intergenerational contact on children's attitudes toward older adults. Journal of

Intergenerational Relationships, 5(4), 59-76. 

Heider, F. (1958). The Psychology of Interpersonal Relations. New York: Wiley.

Hewstone, M., & Brown, R. (1986). Contact is not enough:  an intergroup perspective on the contact hypothesis. M. Hewstone, & R. Brown (Editors), Contact and Conflict in Intergroup Encounters:  Social Psychology and Society (pp. 1-44). Oxford: Basil Blackwell.

Homans, G. (1974). Social Behavior.  Its Elementary Forms. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.

Lawrence, A. (2003). Feeling Good and Doing Good:  Evaluating the Applicability of Micro and Macro Theory to Intergenerational Programming (A Social Work Preliminary Exam).

Meshel, D. S. (1997). The Contact Hypothesis and the Effects of Intergenerational Contact on Adolescents' Attitudes and Stereotypes Toward Older People. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Texas Tech University, Dissertation Abstracts International, 58-06, 3370.

Meshel, D., & McGlynn, R. P. (2004). Intergenerational contact, attitudes, and stereotypes of adolescents and older people. Educational Gerontology, 30(6), 457-479.

Peacock, E. W., & Talley, W. M. (1984). Intergenerational contact:  A way to counteract ageism. Educational Gerontology, 10 , 13-24.

Pettigrew, T. F. (1986). The intergroup contact hypothesis reconsidered. M. Hewstone, & R. Brown (Editors), Contact and Conflict in Intergroup Encounters:  Social Psychology and Society (pp. 169-195). New York: Basil Blackwell.

Pettigrew, T. F. (1998). Intergroup contact theory. Annual Review of Psychology, 49, 65-85.

Powers, D. A., & Ellison, C. G. (1995). Interracial contact and black racial attitudes:  The contact hypothesis and selectivity bias. Social Forces, 74(1), 205-226.

Salari, S. M. (2002). Intergenerational partnerships in adult day centers:  Importance of age-appropriate environments and behaviors. The Gerontologist, 42(3), 321-333.

Schwartz, L. K., & Simmons, J. P. (2001). Contact quality and attitudes toward the elderly. Educational Gerontology, 27, 127-137.

Seefeldt, C. (1985). The question of contact. K. A. Strunz, & S. ReVille (Editors), Growing Together:  An Intergenerational Sourcebook (pp. 30-33). Washington, D.C.: American Association of Retired Persons and The Elvirita Lewis Foundation.

Sherif, M. (1966). Group Conflict and Cooperation. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul.

Sims, V. M., & Patrick, J. R. (1936). Attitude toward the Negro of northern and southern college students. Journal of Social Psychology, 7, 192-204.

Wittig, M. A., & Grant-Thompson, S. (1998). The utility of Allport's conditions of intergroup contact for predicting perceptions of improved racial attitudes and beliefs. Journal of Social Issues, 54(4), 795-812.

 


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