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Family Relationships in the Early Years

Family Relationships in the Early Years

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October 2023 | 232 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Discover the profound impact of family relationships on a child's development in this insightful and comprehensive textbook. This engaging resource delves into the intricate dynamics of early family interactions, with features such as:

  • Chapter objectives
  • Reflective questions
  • Case studies
  • Chapter summaries
  • Annotated further reading

Explore key topics like adoption and fostering, abusive family relationships, and hospitalization through an interdisciplinary lens. Drawing on the latest research and practical examples, each chapter provides a rich understanding of the complexities surrounding early relationships. This book offers a straightforward guide to current theoretical debates surrounding parenting and the family, with opportunities to learn from experts with practical experience in education, health, law and social services.

Kay Owen and Marco Antonio Delgado Fuentes
Chapter 1: Family: Conceptual, Historical And Cultural Heritages
Christopher Barnes and Kay Owen
Chapter 2: Classic Parenting Theories
Christopher Barnes
Chapter 3: Developmental Theories And The Family
Christopher Barnes and Kay Owen
Chapter 4: Attachment And Attachment Disorders Within The Family
Helen Simmons and Christopher Barnes
Chapter 5: Modern Parenting: Ideologies, Identity & Experiences
Kay Owen and Carol Fenton
Chapter 6: Parental Relationships
Carol Fenton and Kay Owen
Chapter 7: Diverse Family Structures
Jenny Boldrin
Chapter 8: The Adoptive Family
Kay Owen
Chapter 9: Siblings
Christopher Barnes
Chapter 10: Parenting Of The Preterm Newborn During Hospital And Childhood
Trevor Cotterill
Chapter 11: Family Relationships And Autism
Emma Twigg and Christopher Barnes
Chapter 12: Abusive Relationships Within The Family
Michelle Appleby
Chapter 13: Working With Parents, Carers And Families In The Early Years

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ISBN: 9781529772104

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