Parent-Child Relations: An Introduction to Parenting, 10th edition

  • Jerry J. Bigner
  • Clara Gerhardt

Overview

Parent-Child Relations: An Introduction to Parenting prepares you as a teacher or practitioner by using family systems and systemic family development theory as frameworks for exploring the evolution of the family, the stages of family system development, and the challenges faced by all types of families.

Table of contents

PART I: THE CONTEXT OF PARENT-CHILD RELATIONS
1. The Evolving Context of Parenting  
2. Approaches to Parenting  
3. Historical and Cultural Influences 
4. Theoretical Perspectives  
5. Parenting: Rights and Privileges

PART II: THE DEVELOPMENTAL PROCESS OF PARENTING 
6. The Transition to Parenthood 
7. Parenting Infants and Toddlers 
8. Parenting Preschoolers 
9. Parenting in Middle Childhood
10. Parenting Adolescents and Teens

PART III: THE CHALLENGES OF PARENT-CHILD RELATIONS 
11. Parenting: Family Composition and Dynamics
12. Parenting Interrupted and Fragile Families 
13. Blended and Intergenerational Family Systems 
14. Family Formation and Parenting in LGBT Contexts
15. Towards Better Outcomes

Published by Pearson (March 9th 2018) - Copyright © 2019