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Impact of Divorce, Single Parenting and Step-Parenting on Children : A Case Study of Visual Agnosia - E. Mavis Hetherington

Impact of Divorce, Single Parenting and Step-Parenting on Children

A Case Study of Visual Agnosia

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This book, a result of a conference sponsored by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, explores developmental and clinical evidence of how divorce, and the transition to single parenting and stepparenting affects children. Many of the articles collected here look at the legal measures being used to make such transitions easier for families.

Contributorsp. xi
Prefacep. xv
The Demographics of Divorce and Remarriagep. 1
Demographic Trends and the Living Arrangements of Childrenp. 3
Referencesp. 21
Ethnicity and Single Parenting in the United Statesp. 23
Referencesp. 48
Divorce and the Legal System: Mediation and Custodyp. 51
Mediation and the Settlement of Divorce Disputesp. 53
Referencesp. 69
A Comparison of Joint and Sole Legal Custody Agreementsp. 73
Custody of Children Following Divorcep. 112
Divorce and Single Parentingp. 115
Multiple Determinants of Parenting: Research Findings and Implications for the Divorce Processp. 131
A Mediational Model for the Effect of Divorce on Antisocial Behavior in Boysp. 152
Divorce and Marital Conflict: Relationship to Adolescent Competence and Adjustment in Early Adolescencep. 155
Referencesp. 165
Interparental Conflict and Cooperation: Factors Moderating Children's Post-Divorce Adjustmentp. 169
Children of Divorce: a 10-Year Studyp. 197
Referencesp. 212
Single Parenting in the Context of Three-Generational Black Familiesp. 215
Referencesp. 238
Remarriage and Stepparentingp. 243
Child Care After Divorce and Remarriagep. 245
Conclusionp. 258
Referencesp. 260
Adolescent Self-Esteem: a Focus on Children in Stepfamiliesp. 263
Referencesp. 275
Children's Development During Early Remarriagep. 293
Family Relationships and Children's Psychological Adjustment in Stepmother and Stepfather Familiesp. 299
Referencesp. 321
Behavior, Achievement, and Health Problems Among Children in Stepfamilies: Findings from a National Survey of Child Healthp. 325
Author Indexp. 369
Subject Indexp. 379
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ISBN: 9780805801873
ISBN-10: 0805801871
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 392
Published: 12th November 1988
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.54