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Handbook of Parenting

Handbook of Parenting
Theory and Research for Practice

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Child Development

February 2004 | 416 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
The Handbook of Parenting brings together in a single volume much of the theoretical and empirical knowledge and aspects of professional activity within the broadly defined field of parenting. Contributions are presented from an internationally renowned group of scholars known for their work in a range of disciplines, including child and family psychology, education and family studies, providing an accessible map of the major debates in theory, research and practice in this important and exciting field.

The material is presented comprehensively. It encompasses essential policy and professional issues in all the main areas of current concern from parenting in culturally divergent settings, to parenting children with special needs in areas of physical, mental, social and educational functioning, to looking at ways in which the wider community and technological advances may be able to provide parenting support.

Published in a single-volume format, this handbook will prove an invaluable and essential resource. Academics, researchers, practitioners and advanced students in a host of disciplines will gain from its breadth, wealth of information and enormous insight into the principal issues related to parenting theory and practice in the 21st century. The distinctive contribution of this handbook is to present a vast body of research and other information in a manner that is usable by practitioners in a wide range of child and parental support activities.

Masud Hoghughi
Parenting – An Introduction
David Utting and Gillian Pugh
The Social Context of Parenting
Christine Puckering
Parenting in Social and Economic Adversity
Martin Herbert
Parenting across the Lifespan
Carole A Kaplan and Julie Owens
Parental Influences on Vulnerability and Resilience
Lee M Pachter and Thyde Dumont-Mathieu
Parenting in Culturally Divergent Settings
Stephen Frosh
Religious Influences on Parenting
Jan Pryor
Parenting in Restructured and Surrogate Families
Charlotte J Patterson and Erin L Sutfin
Sexual Orientation and Parenting
Peter K Smith and Linda M Drew
Grandparenting and Extended Support Networks
Elizabeth Soliday
Parenting and Children's Physical Health
Randi Streisand and Kenneth P Tercyak
Parenting Chronically Ill Children - The Scope and Impact of Pediatric Parenting Stress
Sally M Wade
Parenting Influences on Intellectual Development and Educational Achievement
Susan McGaw
Parenting Exceptional Children
Dana K Smith, Peter G Sprengelmeyer and Kevin J Moore
Parenting Anitsocial Behavior
Beth A Kotchick et al
Parenting Antisocial Children and Adolescents
Colleen S Conley et al
Parenting and Mental Health
Fiona K Miller and Jennifer M Jenkins
Parenting Children with Mental Health Problems
Harriet Heath
Assessing and Delivering Parent Support
Judy Hutchings and Carolyn Webster-Stratton
Community-Based Support for Parents
Matthew R Sanders and Alan Ralph
Towards a Multi-Level Model of Parenting Intervention
Nicholas Long

information a little outdated. negative tone

Professor Raquel Plotka
Social Science Div, Marymount Manhattan College
October 22, 2012

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ISBN: 9780761971047

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