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Contemporary Parenting : Challenges and Issues - Terry Arendell

Contemporary Parenting

Challenges and Issues

By: Terry Arendell (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st July 1997
ISBN: 9780803972698
Number Of Pages: 360

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This edited volume addresses one of the central issues of family studies - parenting. 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 Social Constructionist Approach to Parenting
Parenting in American Society
An Historical Overview of the Colonial Period through the 19th Century
Who's Parenting?
Trends and Patterns
Doing Parenting
Mother, Carework, and Policy
The New Father
Divorce and Remarriage
Gay and Lesbian Families
Children and Gender
Employment and Child Care
An Agenda for Family Policy in the United States
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ISBN: 9780803972698
ISBN-10: 0803972695
Series: Understanding Families (Paperback)
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 360
Published: 1st July 1997
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.04 x 15.49  x 2.41
Weight (kg): 0.54