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Contemporary Parenting

Contemporary Parenting
Challenges and Issues

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Volume: 9

May 1997 | 360 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This edited volume addresses one of the central issues of family studiesùparenting. Editor Terry Arendell uses the social constructionist and the feminist lens to examine current controversies and issues of interest to family professionals and students. This important new volume deals with the history and demography of parenthood, parenting styles and structures, and issues of parenting within the broader community and policy context. A long-awaited text, Contemporary Parenting is ideal for students and professionals in the fields of family studies, sociology, developmental psychology, social work, children/youth/adolescence, gender, counseling.

Terry Arendell
A Social Constructionist Approach to Parenting
Maris Vinovskis and Stephen Frank
Parenting in American Society
An Historical Overview of the Colonial Period through the 19th Century

Ronald Taylor
Who's Parenting?
Trends and Patterns

Demie Kurz
Doing Parenting
Mother, Carework, and Policy

Kathleen Gerson
The New Father
Terry Arendell
Divorce and Remarriage
Katherine Allen
Gay and Lesbian Families
Scott Coltrane and Michele Adams
Children and Gender
Jennifer Glass and Sarah Estes
Employment and Child Care
George Martin
An Agenda for Family Policy in the United States

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ISBN: 9780803972698