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Parents. Parenthood

  • Involved Fathering and Men's Adult Developmentby Rob Palkovitz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 56.95

    Involved Fathering and Men's Adult Development is an interdisciplinary book that synthesizes theoretical, empirical, and anecdotal writings from different fields and provides an analysis of extensive interviews with 40 fathers. Along with the exploration of the distinct contribution that fathers make to their children's development, the author pursues... more...

  • Parenting Beliefs, Behaviors, and Parent-Child Relationsby Kenneth H. Rubin; Ock Boon Chung

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    The purpose of this book, is to present a rather simple argument. Parents' thoughts about childrearing and the ways in which they interact with children to achieve particular parenting or developmental goals, are culturally determined. Within any culture, children are shaped by the physical and social settings within which they live, culturally regulated... more...

  • Fathers and Daughtersby Sue Sharpe

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95

    Fathers and Daughters explores the complex nature of this subject using the voices and experiences of both fathers and daughters. Sue Sharpe provides an examination of the important processes operating within the relationship such as those affecting gender roles, achievement, teenage sexuality, women's relationships with men and ageing. It is an... more...

  • Handbook of Parentingby Marc H. Bornstein

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Please see Volume I for a full description and table of contents for all four volumes. more...

  • Good Enough Mothering?by Elizabeth Bortolaia Silva

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.95

    Currently, lone mothers and their children make up almost 20 per cent of families with dependent children in the UK, a threefold increase since 1970. Yet, while they are often cited by politicians as both a symptom and cause of social breakdown, relatively little is known of the causes, consequences and conditions of lone motherhood in Britain and... more...

  • Adoptive and Foster Parent Screeningby James L. Dickerson; Mardi Allen

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.00

    Screening applicants for adoption or foster homes has life-altering consequences for the children involved, yet there are incredibly few programs available to train screeners. The educational system that certifies thousands of social workers each year does not understand the specialized training required to screen adoptive and foster parents; social... more...

  • The Parenting Skills Treatment Plannerby Sarah Edison Knapp; Arthur E. Jongsma

    Wiley 2010; US$ 60.00

    The Parenting Skills Treatment Planner provides all the elements necessary to quickly and easily develop formal treatment plans that satisfy the demands of HMOs, managed care companies, third-party payors, and state and federal review agencies. A critical tool for mental health professionals addressing today's complex family structures and the... more...

  • The Monster Withinby Barbara Almond

    University of California Press 2010; US$ 24.95

    Mixed feelings about motherhood?uncertainty over having a child, fears of pregnancy and childbirth, or negative thoughts about one?s own children?are not just hard to discuss, they are a powerful social taboo. In this beautifully written book, Barbara Almond brings this troubling issue to light. She uncovers the roots of ambivalence, tells how it manifests... more...

  • Birthing a Motherby Elly Teman

    University of California Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    Birthing a Mother is the first ethnography to probe the intimate experience of gestational surrogate motherhood. In this beautifully written and insightful book, Elly Teman shows how surrogates and intended mothers carefully negotiate their cooperative endeavor. Drawing on anthropological fieldwork among Jewish Israeli women, interspersed with cross-cultural... more...

  • Something Like Beautifulby asha bandele

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99

    ?asha bandele has a poignant story to share in Something Like Beautiful. It is the love that comes through that makes this such a compelling tale.? ?Nikki Giovanni   Award-winning journalist, and author of The Prisoner?s Wife and Daughter , and performance poet featured on HBO?S Def Poetry Jam , asha bandele once again writes... more...