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The Resource Inheritance in contemporary America : the social dimensions of giving across generations, Jacqueline L. Angel

Inheritance in contemporary America : the social dimensions of giving across generations, Jacqueline L. Angel

Label
Inheritance in contemporary America : the social dimensions of giving across generations
Title
Inheritance in contemporary America
Title remainder
the social dimensions of giving across generations
Statement of responsibility
Jacqueline L. Angel
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
IT-FiEUI
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Angel, Jacqueline Lowe
Dewey number
306.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Inheritance and succession
  • Wealth
  • Inheritance and transfer tax
  • Estate planning
  • Older people
  • Older people
  • Older people
Label
Inheritance in contemporary America : the social dimensions of giving across generations, Jacqueline L. Angel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [151]-172) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • The
  • story of inheritance: intergenerational giving in aging America -- Trends in wealth transfers -- The aging American family -- The inheritance revolution -- The origins of our inheritance laws -- Early America -- Forging a new path: women and inheritance laws -- Inheritance in modern America -- Family and inheritance changes -- Decisions about inheritance -- The political realities of retirement security -- Who is going to care for us? -- The political economy of giving and receiving -- The legacy of the modern welfare state -- The dilemma -- Employer pension versus personal savings -- Cross-national research -- Dimensions of giving between generations -- The joy of giving -- Theoretical perspectives on money: good versus evil? -- Contemporary studies of money -- Gifts as assistance -- Contextualizing gift giving -- Simply love -- Fellowship for funds -- Giving, not receiving -- The family life cycle and inheritance -- Money memories: narratives of the meaning of giving and receiving -- History lessons -- The silent generation -- Baby boomers -- Expanding obligations equal shrinking inheritances -- Drawing down assets -- Deciding too late or not at all -- Family disagreements -- Background on the interviews -- Early beginnings of family dynamics and money -- Money as a gift -- Money with strings attached -- How money matters -- The costs of wealth -- A guarded secret -- The value of gifts -- Contemporary values and beliefs regarding intergenerational transfers -- It isn't just money -- Family values and ideologies -- Leaving a legacy -- Transferring assets -- Inter vivos exchanges -- Children helping parents -- Choosing inheritance -- Challenges to family ideologies -- To give or not to give, that is the question -- Leaving a legacy: personal security, family obligations, and the state -- The effects of public policy on family gift giving -- How estate taxes vary -- Estate taxes and exemptions -- Estate planning for the family -- Private long-term care insurance -- Estate recovery and related long-term care financing issues -- Inter vivos transfers and inheritance -- The impact of gift giving on the family: what helps? What hurts? -- Myths and realities of making a will -- Inheritance and the next generation of old-age policies -- The new status quo -- Sorting out the debate -- Possible scenarios -- The politics of social security reform -- The face of the future workforce -- Policy options: public, private, and combined -- Health care insecurity -- Implications and conclusions -- Summary and new directions for research -- The demography of gift giving in late life -- Should women worry about their retirement? -- Generational differences: money memories and family ideology -- An agenda for future research -- Appendix A. Methodology -- Appendix B. Questions used in semistructured in-depth interview -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
FIEB16793997
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 177 pages
Isbn
9780801887635
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)155755818
Label
Inheritance in contemporary America : the social dimensions of giving across generations, Jacqueline L. Angel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [151]-172) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • The
  • story of inheritance: intergenerational giving in aging America -- Trends in wealth transfers -- The aging American family -- The inheritance revolution -- The origins of our inheritance laws -- Early America -- Forging a new path: women and inheritance laws -- Inheritance in modern America -- Family and inheritance changes -- Decisions about inheritance -- The political realities of retirement security -- Who is going to care for us? -- The political economy of giving and receiving -- The legacy of the modern welfare state -- The dilemma -- Employer pension versus personal savings -- Cross-national research -- Dimensions of giving between generations -- The joy of giving -- Theoretical perspectives on money: good versus evil? -- Contemporary studies of money -- Gifts as assistance -- Contextualizing gift giving -- Simply love -- Fellowship for funds -- Giving, not receiving -- The family life cycle and inheritance -- Money memories: narratives of the meaning of giving and receiving -- History lessons -- The silent generation -- Baby boomers -- Expanding obligations equal shrinking inheritances -- Drawing down assets -- Deciding too late or not at all -- Family disagreements -- Background on the interviews -- Early beginnings of family dynamics and money -- Money as a gift -- Money with strings attached -- How money matters -- The costs of wealth -- A guarded secret -- The value of gifts -- Contemporary values and beliefs regarding intergenerational transfers -- It isn't just money -- Family values and ideologies -- Leaving a legacy -- Transferring assets -- Inter vivos exchanges -- Children helping parents -- Choosing inheritance -- Challenges to family ideologies -- To give or not to give, that is the question -- Leaving a legacy: personal security, family obligations, and the state -- The effects of public policy on family gift giving -- How estate taxes vary -- Estate taxes and exemptions -- Estate planning for the family -- Private long-term care insurance -- Estate recovery and related long-term care financing issues -- Inter vivos transfers and inheritance -- The impact of gift giving on the family: what helps? What hurts? -- Myths and realities of making a will -- Inheritance and the next generation of old-age policies -- The new status quo -- Sorting out the debate -- Possible scenarios -- The politics of social security reform -- The face of the future workforce -- Policy options: public, private, and combined -- Health care insecurity -- Implications and conclusions -- Summary and new directions for research -- The demography of gift giving in late life -- Should women worry about their retirement? -- Generational differences: money memories and family ideology -- An agenda for future research -- Appendix A. Methodology -- Appendix B. Questions used in semistructured in-depth interview -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
FIEB16793997
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 177 pages
Isbn
9780801887635
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)155755818

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