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Parent-Child Relations : An Introduction to Parenting

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9780131184299

ISBN10:
0131184296
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Pub. Date:
1/1/2006
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall
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For undergraduate courses in parenting. The revised, new edition of Parent-Child Relations: An Introduction to Parenting features a revamped approach to this research-based text on parent-child relations. Using family systems, as well as systemic family development theory, this text explores how parent-child relations change in tandem with developmental changes occurring with children, adults, and the wider family system. Readers will encounter a broad range of issues such as multiracial families, adoption, gay and lesbian parents, and family therapy. This comprehensive treatment prepares students for their roles as parents.

Table of Contents

PART I Parenthood in Social Context
1(88)
Dimensions of Parenthood
3(17)
The Need for Parenting Education
3(1)
Concepts of Parenthood
4(2)
Characteristics of Parenthood and Parent-Child Relations
6(1)
Historical Changes in Parent-Child Relations
7(4)
Ancient Greece and Rome
8(1)
The Middle Ages to Renaissance
8(1)
Europe and Colonial America
9(1)
Industrial Revolution Era
10(1)
Twentieth Century Era
10(1)
Parenthood as a Developmental Role
11(2)
Configuring the Parenthood Role
13(6)
Cultural Influences
14(1)
Synchrony of Parental Style and Child Development
15(1)
Primary Parenting Functions
15(1)
Family of Origin Influences
16(1)
Influence of Children on Parents
16(1)
Disciplinary Approach
17(1)
Family Ecological Factors
17(1)
Attitudes About Parenting Behavior
18(1)
Points to Consider
19(1)
Diversity of Contemporary American Families
20(19)
Conceptions of Families
21(1)
Family Characteristics and Concepts
21(1)
Family Functions
22(1)
What Are Contemporary Families Like?
22(5)
Features of Contemporary Families
22(5)
Diversity in Contemporary Family Forms and Structures
27(4)
Single-Parent and Binuclear Families
27(2)
Stepfamilies
29(1)
Families with Renested Adult Children
29(1)
Gay and Lesbian Families
29(1)
Coresident Grandparents and Grandchildren
30(1)
Ethnic Diversity and Contemporary Families
31(7)
African American Parents and Children
32(1)
Hispanic Parents and Children
33(1)
Asian American Parents and Children
34(1)
Native American Indian Parents and Children
35(1)
Interracial-Interethnic Parents and Children
36(1)
Immigrant Parents and Children
37(1)
Points to Consider
38(1)
Theoretical Perspectives on Parent-Child Relations
39(25)
Family Systems Theory
40(5)
Wholeness
41(1)
Interdependence
41(1)
Patterns
41(2)
Reciprocal Interaction and Feedback
43(1)
Boundaries
43(1)
Entropy
44(1)
Equifinality
44(1)
Adaptation
45(1)
Homeostasis
45(1)
Systemic Family Development Theory
45(5)
Common Developmental Process in Families
46(1)
Family Systems Are Complex and Multigenerational
47(1)
A Metaphor
47(3)
Family Ecology Theory and Parenting
50(3)
Psychosocial Development Theory and Parenting
53(8)
Stage 1: Basic Trust Versus Mistrust
54(2)
Stage 2: Autonomy Versus Shame and Doubt
56(1)
Stage 3: Initiative Versus Guilt
57(1)
Stage 4: Industry Versus Inferiority
58(1)
Stage 5: Identity Versus Role Confusion
58(1)
Stage 6: Intimacy Versus Isolation
59(1)
Stage 7: Generativity Versus Self-Absorption
59(1)
Application to Parent-Child Relations
60(1)
Other Related Theories and Parenting
61(1)
Vygotsky's Views of Children as Apprentices
61(1)
Cognitive Theory
62(1)
Points to Consider
62(2)
Parenting Strategies
64(25)
Dealing with Discipline
65(11)
Some Generalizations About Discipline
66(10)
Methods and Approaches
76(11)
Behavior Modification and Social Learning
77(2)
Democratic Child Training
79(3)
Parent Effectiveness Training
82(4)
Ineffective Disciplinary Methods
86(1)
Normal Behavior Problems of Children
87(1)
Points to Consider
87(2)
PART II The Work of Parenting
89(126)
The Transition to Parenthood
91(24)
Do I Want to Be a Parent?
91(9)
Economic Factors
92(1)
Structural Factors
93(1)
Psychosocial Factors
93(7)
Adjusting to Parenthood
100(2)
Expectant Parents' Reactions to Pregnancy
100(2)
Effects of the Birth Experience for Adults
102(1)
Effects of New Parenthood on Mothers and Fathers
102(4)
``Parenthood as Crisis'' Studies
103(1)
Timing of First Birth
104(1)
How Does Parenthood Affect a Couple's Committed Relationship?
105(1)
New Avenues to Parenthood: Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART)
106(2)
Artificial Insemination
107(1)
In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
107(1)
Ovum Transfer
107(1)
Surrogate Motherhood
108(1)
Adoption Issues
108(5)
Types of Adoptions
109(3)
Parenting in Adoptive Family Systems
112(1)
Facilitating the Transition to Parenthood
113(1)
Points to Consider
114(1)
Pregnancy and Childbirth
115(17)
Pregnancy Considerations
115(2)
Characteristics of Prenatal Development
116(1)
Critical Factors of Pregnancy
117(6)
Age of the Mother
117(1)
Nutrition During Pregnancy
118(1)
Exercise
118(1)
Prenatal Medical Supervision
119(1)
Drugs and Chemical Agents
119(2)
Infectious Diseases
121(1)
Metabolic Disorders
122(1)
Blood Type Incompatibility
122(1)
Paternal Risk Factors in Prenatal Development
123(1)
Current Trends in Prenatal Care
123(3)
Prenatal Diagnostic Methods and Equipment
124(2)
The Birth Experience
126(5)
Types of Delivery
126(3)
Contemporary Childbirth Trends
129(2)
Points to Consider
131(1)
Parenting Infants and Toddlers
132(21)
Concepts of Infancy
132(2)
The Psychoanalytical View
133(1)
The Developmental View
134(1)
Developmental Landmarks of Infancy
134(1)
Parenting Infants and Toddlers
135(10)
Meeting the Needs of Infants and Toddlers
135(10)
Evolving Personal Concepts of Parenthood
145(3)
Learning About Parenting
146(1)
Are There Differences Between Mothers and Fathers of Infants and Toddlers?
146(1)
Androgynous Parenting Roles
147(1)
Supports for Parents of Infants and Toddlers
148(1)
Systemic Family Development Snapshot
149(2)
Points to Consider
151(2)
Parenting Preschoolers
153(21)
Developmental Landmarks of Early Childhood
153(1)
Parenting Young Children
154(10)
Meeting the Needs of Preschoolers
154(10)
Dealing with Behavior Problems of Young Children
164(1)
Bedtime and Sleeping Probelms
164(1)
Problems of Elimination
165(1)
Eating Problems
165(1)
Supports for Parents of Preschoolers
165(5)
Child-Care Centers
167(2)
Preschool Programs
169(1)
Systemic Family Development Snapshot
170(2)
Points to Consider
172(2)
Parenting School-Age Children
174(20)
Developmental Landmarks of Middle Childhood
175(1)
Parenting School-Age Children
176(6)
How Does Parenting Change?
176(1)
Meeting the Needs of School-Age Children
176(6)
Normal Behavior Problems of Middle Childhood
182(3)
Noncompliance
182(1)
Antisocial Behaviors
183(1)
Learning Disorders
184(1)
Parenting Children with Special Needs
185(5)
Characteristics of Children with Special Needs
186(1)
Family Reactions
186(1)
Supports for Families with Exceptional Children
187(3)
Systemic Family Development Snapshot
190(3)
Points to Consider
193(1)
Parenting Adolescents and Young Adults
194(21)
Developmental Landmarks of Adolescence
195(1)
Parenting Adolescents
195(7)
Revised Parenting Styles
196(1)
Meeting the Needs of Adolescents
197(5)
Systemic Family Development Snapshot
202(4)
Parent--Young Adult Child Relations
206(3)
Prolonged Dependencies Between Parents and Young Adults
207(2)
Functioning as a Renested Family System
209(1)
Grandparenting
209(3)
The Grandparent Role
210(1)
Stepgrandparenting
211(1)
Caring for Aging Parents
212(1)
Points to Consider
213(2)
PART III Challenges for Contemporary Parents and Children
215(84)
Parenting in Single-Parent Family Systems
217(21)
Divorce, Single-Parent Families, and Parent-Child Relations
218(17)
Effects of Divorce on Adults
220(2)
How Does Parental Divorce Affect Children?
222(3)
Custody Arrangements
225(4)
Single-Parent Families Headed by Mothers
229(2)
Single-Parent Families Headed by Fathers
231(3)
The Dilemma of Nonresident, Noncustodial Fathers
234(1)
Strengths of Single-Parent Families
234(1)
Systemic Family Development Snapshot
235(2)
Points to Consider
237(1)
Parenting in Stepfamily Systems
238(17)
Incidence and Characteristics of Stepfamily Systems
239(3)
Stepfamily Formation
242(3)
Stepfamily Roles and Relationships
245(4)
Stepmothers
246(1)
Stepfathers
247(1)
Stepgrandparents
247(1)
Stepchildren/Stepsiblings
248(1)
Ex-Spouses and Ex-In-Laws
248(1)
Issues and Strategies of Adjustment in Stepfamilies
249(2)
Systemic Family Development Snapshot
251(2)
Points to Consider
253(2)
Homosexuality and Parenting
255(15)
Homosexuality and Parenting
255(14)
Family Systems with Gay or Lesbian Children
257(5)
Gay and Lesbian Families
262(7)
Points to Consider
269(1)
Adolescent Parents
270(15)
Incidence, Causes, and Outcomes of Teenage Pregnancy
271(9)
Primary Factors
271(4)
Adolescent Mothers
275(3)
Adolescent Fathers
278(2)
Supports for Adolescent Parents
280(3)
Educational Programming
281(1)
Promoting Parenting Skills and Preventing Future Pregnancies
281(2)
Points to Consider
283(2)
Abusive Parents and Foster Care
285(14)
Abusive Parents
286(9)
Definitions and Prevalence of Family Violence
287(1)
Models of Family Violence
287(2)
Factors Associated with Family Violence
289(1)
Characteristics of Abusive Parents
290(3)
Treatment and Intervention for Abusive Parents
293(2)
Foster Care
295(2)
Demographic Data on Foster Care in the United States
295(1)
Foster Parents
296(1)
Points to Consider
297(2)
References 299(18)
Index 317


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