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Parenting: Challenges, Practices and Cultural Influences $150.00
Editors: Peter Barberis and Stelios Petrakis
Book Description:
In this book, the authors present current research on the challenges, practices and cultural influences of parenting. Topics discussed in this compilation include young maternal age along with preterm birth and the transition to motherhood; parents' perceptions of their child's mental health problems; Asian-American parenting; culture and parenting; parental influence on children's mate choice; gay and lesbian parenting; and parenting practices in a global world. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents:
Preface

Young Maternal Age and Preterm Birth: Specific Challenges during the Transition to Motherhood
(Nicola Sheeran, Liz Jones, Jen Rowe, Melanie Zimmer-Gembeck, School of Applied Psychology and Griffith Health Institute, Behavioural Basis of Health, Mt Gravatt Campus, Griffith University, Nathan, Australia, and others)

Parents’ Perceptions of their Child’s Mental Health Problems
(Dianne C. Shanley, Judith Belle Brown, Graham J. Reid, Jann Paquette-Warren, The School of Applied Psychology, Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus, Queensland Australia, and others)

Parenting: Challenges, Practices and Cultural Influences
(Panayiotis Stavrinides, Militsa Nikiforou, Department of Psychology, University of Cyprus)

Parents as Models for Partners’ Relational Competences: Theoretical Bases and Empirical Findings
(Silvia Donato, Raffaella Iafrate, Daniela Barni, Catholic University of Milan, Italy)

Beyond the Tiger Mom: Asian American Parenting and Parent-Child Relationships
(Minkyeong Shin, Y. Joel Wong, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA)

Culture and Parenting: A Review
(Isabelle Roskam, University of Louvain, Psychological Sciences Research Institute, Belgium)

Parental Influence through Social Structures: How Social Institutions are Used to Promote Parental Control Over Mate Choice
(Menelaos Apostolou, University of Nicosia, University of Nicosia, Nicosia, Cyprus)

Gay and Lesbian Parenting: The Not-So-Ugly Truth
(Shea Golding, Joseph Pastuszak, Cliff McKinney, Mississippi State University, Mississippi, USA)

Parenting Practices: The Good, the Bad, and What to Do About It
(Emily McClelland, Jessie Billups, Shea Golding, Cliff McKinney, Mississippi State University, Mississippi, USA)

Challenges and Future Directions in the Evaluation of Parenting Programmes
(Mairead Furlong, Sinead McGilloway, National University of Ireland Maynooth, Ireland)

A Cultural Melting Pot: Parenting Practices in a Global World
(Melanie Morse, Cliff McKinney, Mississippi State University, Mississippi, USA)

Family of Origin Heritage, Individual Well-Being, and Relationship Satisfaction in Young Couples
(Raffaella Iafrate, Silvia Donato, Anna Bertoni, Catholic University of Milan, Italy)

Influences on the Utilization of Proactive Coping during Pregnancy and Early Parenthood
(Susanne N. Biehle, DePauw University, Department of Psychology, Greencastle, Indiana, USA)

Parenting: Challenges, Practices and Cultural Influences from a Japanese Cohort Study
(Tokie Anme, University of Tsukuba, Japan)

Index

   Series:
      Family Issues in the 21st Century
      Children's Issues, Laws and Programs
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2013
   Pages: 7x10 - (NBC-R)
   ISBN: 978-1-62257-882-5
   Status: AN
  
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EP Editorial Production
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