Parent-Child Relations : History, Theory, Research, and Context

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/2009
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Unique in its contextual approach to its subject, this well-researched, applied, brief new book explores "parenting through the lifespan." In-depth coverage of parenting strategies supports all of the bookrs"s content and guidance.It takes a cross-cultural look at five major aspects of parent-child relations-the history, philosophy, and theories of childrearing; variations in childrearing patterns; parent-child relations from a developmental perspective; challenges presented by special needs and situations; and child socialization strategies. Early on, the author examines how cultural beliefs affect parent-child relations and explores the influence of variations in families regarding marital status, sexual orientation, and non-parent adult care giving, and non-parent adult care giving.For professionals who work with children, parents and guardians, and other caregivers.

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