ERIC Number: ED392545
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
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Sourcebook on Parenting and Child Care.
Carpenter, Kathryn Hammell
Intended as a guide to parenting materials for parents and professionals who work with parents, this sourcebook and annotated bibliography of 940 entries is divided into five parts. Topical chapters in each part list and describe books and journals categorized as popular titles, professional titles, and directories. Chapters in part 1 list and describe materials that introduce parenting concepts including mothering, fathering, and the humorous side of parenting. Chapters in part 2, "Parenting in the Context of Family Life," list materials on new families, celebrating family diversity, adoptive families, and child care. Chapters in part 3, "Daily Care According to Age," list and annotate materials on infants and newborns, toddlers and preschoolers, school-age children, and adolescents. Chapters in part 4, Growth and Development," list materials on child development norms; developmental disabilities; physical disabilities; psychological development; health care, safety and death; and nutrition and fitness. Chapters in part 5, "The Parents' Responsibilities," list materials on discipline and guidance; education and learning; special and gifted education needs; play, TV, and recreation; and religious training. Chapters in Part 6, "Children in Crisis," catalog materials for parents on child abuse and substance abuse. Part 7, "Reference Tools," lists and describes print and nonprint reference materials. Appendices listing popular and professional videotapes and statistical data are included, as are author, title, and subject indexes. (DR)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adoption, Annotated Bibliographies, Child Development, Child Health, Child Rearing, Children, Day Care, Directories, Disabilities, Fathers, Infants, Mothers, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Education, Parent Materials, Parent Responsibility, Parent Role, Parent School Relationship, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Toddlers, Videotape Recordings
Oryx Press, 4041 North Central at Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85012-3397 ($35).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners
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