ERIC Number: ED386409
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Raising a Daughter: Parents and the Awakening of a Healthy Woman.
Elium, Jeanne; Elium, Don
This book contends that girls care is different than boys, and they require different parenting techniques. This book explores a girl's unique emotional and psychological make-up, offering advice to nurturing parents. The book is divided into three parts. Part 1, "Girls and Women--the Challenge of Being Female," contains the first four chapters: (1) "The Problem with Girls"; (2) "What Are Little Girls Mde Of?"; (3) "Becoming a Woman"; and (4) "The Cultural Force--A Question of Competence." Part 2, "Parenting a Daughter," contains chapters five through eight: (5) "The Parenting Partnership"; (6) "Fences: Developing Healthy Personal Boundaries"; (7) "Inner Guidance System: Feeling, Thinking, and Willing"; and (8) "The Positive Intent." Part 3, "From Cradle to Career," contains chapters 9 through 12; (9) "The 'Watch Me!' Years: Birth to Seven"; (10) "The 'I Can Do Anything!' Years: Eight to Twelve"; (11) "The 'You Just Don't Understand Me!' Years: Thirteen to Seventeen"; and (12) "The 'I'm Trying to Find Myself' Years: Eighteen to Twenty-nine." (EH)
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Daughters, Family Life, Females, Kinship, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Role, Sex Differences, Sex Role, Sex Stereotypes, Womens Studies
Celestial Arts, P.O. Box 7123, Berkeley, CA 94707.
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A