What Comes Next? Family Carers’ Experiences of Role and Identity Transition on Cessation of the Caring Role

In this paper, we extend extant perspectives on family consumption by illustrating how family carers’ experience three phased role and identity transitions - reconfiguring, distancing and reconstituting - on cessation of the caring role and how such experiences frame relational identities within and beyond the family.



Citation:

Carol Kelleher and Helen McGrath (2016) ,"What Comes Next? Family Carers’ Experiences of Role and Identity Transition on Cessation of the Caring Role", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 44, eds. Page Moreau, Stefano Puntoni, and , Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 508-509.

Authors

Carol Kelleher, University College Cork, Ireland
Helen McGrath, University College Cork, Ireland



Volume

NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 44 | 2016



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