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ERIC Number: ED464760
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 507
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-8058-3782-5
Handbook of Parenting. Volume 5: Practical Issues in Parenting. Second Edition.
Bornstein, Marc H., Ed.
Concerned with practical aspects of meeting children's needs, this volume, the fifth of five on parenting, describes the nuts and bolts of parenting as well as the promotion of positive parenting practices. The volume consists of the following 19 chapters: (1) "The Ethics of Parenting" (Diana Baumrind and Ross A. Thompson; (2) "Parenting and Attachment" (E. Mark Cummings and Jennifer S. Cummings); (3) "Recent Developments in Our Understanding of Parenting: Bidirectional Effects, Causal Models, and the Search for Parsimony" (Gerald R. Patterson and Philip A. Fisher); (4) "Parenting and the Development of Children's Self Regulation" (Wendy S. Grolnick and Melanie Farkas); (5) "Parenting and Children's Prosocial and Moral Development" (Nancy Eisenberg and Carlos Valiente); (6)"Parental Socialization and Children's Acquisition of Values" (Joan E. Grusec); (7) "How Parents Can Maximize Children's Cognitive Abilities" (Wendy M. Williams and Robert J. Sternberg); (8) "Parenting Talented Children" (David Henry Feldman and Jan Piirto); (9) "Play in Parent-Child Interactions" (Catherine S. Tamis-LeMonda, Ina C. Uzgiris, and Marc H. Bornstein); (10) "Everyday Stresses and Parenting" (Keith Crnic and Christine Low); (11) "Parenting and the Development of Children's Peer Relationships" (Gary W. Ladd and Gregory S. Pettit); (12) "Health Promotion for Parents" (Barbara J. Tinsley, Charlotte N. Markey, Andrea J. Ericksen, Alan Kwasman, and Rebecca V. Ortiz); (13) "Parenting the Ill Child" (Barbara G. Melamed); (14) "Parenting in a Multimedia Society" (Aimee Dorr, Beth E. Rabin, and Sandra Irlen); (15) "Choosing Childcare for Young Children" (Alice Sterling Honig); (16) "Family, School, and Community Partnerships" (Joyce L. Epstein and Mavis G. Sanders); (17) "Parents and Their Children's Doctors" (Gerald B. Hickson and Ellen W. Clayton); (18) "Parenting and the Law" (Pauline M. Pagliocca, Gary B. Melton, Phillip M. Lyons, Jr., and Victoria Weisz); and (19) "Parenting and Public Policy" (James Barbarino, Joseph A. Vorrasi, and Kathleen Kostelny). Author and subject indexes are also included. All of the chapters contain references. (HTH)
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: For other volumes in this series, see PS 030 380-383.