9780073378763

The Process of Parenting

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073378763

  • ISBN10:

    0073378763

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/6/2010
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

The Process of Parentingis a comprehensive introduction to parenting that describes the many ways parents and caregivers can translate their love and concern for children into effective parenting behavior. With a strong emphasis on the developmental process and on the changing nature of parent-children relationships over time, the book presents a wide range of theories and research with a focus on real-life applications. Because parents and children are distinct individuals, a problem-solving approach is emphasized that can help parents arrive at solutions that fit them, their children, and their life circumstances. Two basic tasks of parenting are emphasized as ultimate ends: creating close emotional relationships with children and supporting the development of children's full potential.

Table of Contents

Preface
Foreword
General Concepts, Goals, and Strategies of Parenting
Parenting Is a Process
Seeking Guidance
Cultural Influences on Parenting
Nuturing Close Emotional Relationships
Supporting Children's Growth and Development
Parenting at Developmental Stages
Becoming Parents
Parenting Infants: The Years from Birth to Two
Parenting in Early Childhood: The Years from Two to Five
Parenting Elementary School Children
Parenting Early Adolescents
Parenting Late Adolescents
Parenting Adults
Parenting in Varying Life Circumstances
Working and Parenting
Single Parenting
Parenting in Complex Family Structures
Parenting in Challenging Times
Notes
Credits
Index
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