Parent-Child Relations: Context, Research, and Application

Parent-Child Relations: Context, Research, and Application, 4th edition

  • Phyllis Heath

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Overview

Parent-Child Relations examines parent-child relationships throughout the lifespan in both historical and cultural contexts. It covers every stage of development, looks at a variety of family contexts and considers the influence of culture and ethnicity on family beliefs and behaviors.

Published by Pearson (January 13th 2017) - Copyright © 2018

ISBN-13: 9780134520025

Subject: Early Childhood Education

Category: Parents & Families

Table of contents

BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Historical and Theoretical Influences of Childrearing  
2. Parenting Patterns and the Impact of Culture and Context  
3. Parents and Children in Varied Family Structures  
4. Child Socialization Strategies and Techniques  
5. Becoming Parents and Parenting Infants and Toddlers  
6. Parent - Preschooler Interactions  
7. Parents and Their School-Age Children  
8. Parent - Adolescent Interactions  
9. The Relationships of Young Adults, Their Parents, and Their Children  
10. Middle Age and Older Parenthood and Grandparenthood  
11. Parenting Children with Special Needs  
12. Families at Risk and Families Coping with the Death of a Family Member

DETAILED TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Historical and Theoretical Influences of Childrearing
Autocratic Parenting: A Tradition of Harsh, Strict Childrearing
Conflicting Theories About Children's Behavior and Motivations
The Role of Context in Child Socialization
The Importance of the Parental Role
The Interface Between Parents and the Community
Parents, Children, and Technology in the st Century
Summary
Test Your Knowledge
Useful Websites
Key Terms
2. Parenting Patterns and the Impact of Culture and Context
Child Socialization Patterns of American Parents
Cultural Variations in Parenting Patterns
Other Contextual Influences on Parenting Patterns
Summary
Test Your Knowledge
Useful Websites
Key Terms
3. Parents and Children in Varied Family Structures
Families and Adoption
Surrogate Parents: Foster Parents and Grandparents
Parents and Children Affected by Divorce
Adolescent Parents and Their Children
Families With a Member Who Is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgender
Parents and Children in Immigrant Families
Parents and Children in Military Families
Summary
Test Your Knowledge
Useful Websites
Key Terms
4. Child Socialization Strategies and Techniques
Guidance as Prevention of Problems
Effective Parent - Child Communication as a Parenting Strategy
Guidance as Reinforcement and Modeling
Guidance as Limits, Consequences, and Conflict Resolution
Resolving Parent - Child Conflict
The Advantages of Using the No-Lose Method of Conflict Resolution
Summary
Test Your Knowledge
Useful Websites
Key Terms
5. Becoming Parents and Parenting Infants and Toddlers
Pathways to Parenthood
Birth and the Transition to Parenthood
Promoting the Social-Emotional Development of Infants and Toddlers
Promoting the Cognitive Development of Infants and Toddlers
Promoting the Physical Development of Infants and Toddlers
Infant/Toddler Care When Parents Are at Work
Summary
Test Your Knowledge
Useful Websites
Key Terms
6. Parent - Preschooler Interactions
The Parental Role in Promoting Preschoolers' Social-Emotional Development
Promoting Young Children's Cognitive Development
Promoting Preschoolers' Physical Development
The Development of Personal and Family Life Skills
Child Care for Preschool Children
Quality Child Care Indicators
Challenges and Concerns of Parents of Young Children
Summary
Test Your Knowledge
Useful Websites
Key Terms
7. Parents and Their School-Age Children
Promoting School-Age Children's Social-Emotional Development
Parental Influences on Their Children's Psychosocial Development
Parental Influences on Children's Social Relationships
Promoting School-Age Children's Cognitive Development
Promoting the Physical Development of School-Age Children
The Benefits and Challenges of Media
Summary
Test Your Knowledge
Useful Websites
Key Terms
8. Parent - Adolescent Interactions
The Role of Parents in Adolescents' Cognitive Development
The Role of Parents in Adolescents' Social-Emotional Development and Social Relationships
The Role of Parents in Adolescents' Conceptions of Self
Adolescent Puberty and Parent - Child Relations
Puberty and Adolescent Relationships with Parents
Changes in the Family System and Parent - Adolescent Conflict
Problems That Adolescents Sometimes Face
The Benefits and Challenges of Media and Other Technology
Summary
Test Your Knowledge
Useful Websites
Key Terms
9. The Relationships of Young Adults, Their Parents, and Their Children
The Role of Parents in Young Adults' Assumption of Adult Roles
The Enduring Bond Between Young Adults and Their Parents
The Economic Interdependence of Young Adults and Their Parents
Parenthood and the Social-Emotional Development of Young Adults
The Influence of Parent - Child Relationships on Young Adults' Cognitive Development
The Parallel Role Development of Young Adults and Their Parents: The Role of Filial Maturity
Dimensions of Filial Maturity
Summary
Test Your Knowledge
Useful Websites
Key Terms
10. Middle-Age and Older Parenthood and Grandparenthood
The Influence of Role Transitions on the Relationships of Middle-Aged Adults and Their Adult Children
The Influence of Role Transitions on the Relationships of Older and Middle-Age Adults
The Effects of Older Adults' Normative Role Transitions on the Relationships with Their Children and Grandchildren
The Influence of Intergenerational Relationships on Older Persons' Psychological Development
The Able Elderly in the Family Context
The Relationships of Older Adults and Their Children
The Relationships of Aging Parents with Adult Children
Summary
Test Your Knowledge
Useful Websites
Key Terms
11. Parent - Child Relationships in Families Where Children or Parents Have Special Needs
Parenting Children Who Have Exceptionalities
Parenting Children Who Have Cognitive Deficits, Autism, or Adhd
Parenting Children with Exceptionalities Related to Learning
Parenting Children with Sensory Impairments
Parenting Children with Physical Disabilities or Chronic Illnesses
When Parents Have Exceptionalities or Disabilities
Summary
Test Your Knowledge
Useful Websites
Key Terms
12. Families at Risk and Families Coping with the Death of a Family Member
Historical and Contemporary Responses to Child Maltreatment In the United States
Children's Exposure to Interparental Violence
The Effects of Parental Alcoholism
Coping with the Untimely Death of a Family Member
The Death of an Older Parent or Grandparent
Summary
Test Your Knowledge
Useful Websites
Key Terms
Appendix
Four Nationally Recognized Parenting Programs
Glossary
References
Author Index
Subject Index

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