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Single Parent Families

  • Kris Kissman - Anthropology, University of Michigan, Emeritus
  • Jo Ann Allen - Anthropology, University of Michigan, Emeritus

Volume: 24
Other Titles in:
Marriage and Family

© 1999 | 160 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
A host of misconceptions about single parenting are explored in this volume. Topics examined include the interface between the family and the external environment, transitional stages in the life of the family and support from the extended family. Attention is also paid to special categories of families: families of ethnic minorities, father-headed families, adolescent parents and non-custodial parenting.
 
Gender-Sensitive Practice with Single Parent Families
 
Transitional Stages and the Family Life-Cycle
 
Conversations and Consultations with Single Mothers and Their Families
 
Mother-Headed Families and the External Environment
 
Support from Family and Partners
 
Extra-Familial Support
 
The Ethnic Families
 
Adolescent Parents
 
Single Father-Headed Families
 
Non-Custodial Parenting
 
Policy Perspectives

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ISBN: 9780803943230
£59.00