ERIC Number: ED362268
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Parenting: An Ecological Perspective.
Luster, Tom, Ed.; Okagaki, Lynn, Ed.
This book examines various aspects of parenting and influences on parents, including such key contexts affecting child development as school, neighborhood, and culture. After a forward by Urie Bronfenbrenner and a preface by Tom Luster and Lynn Okagaki, which together help to introduce the topics to be discussed, the book is divided into nine chapters: (1) "Developmental Origins of Parenting: Personality and Relationship Factors" (Joan Vondra and Jay Belsky); (2) "Development of Parental Beliefs" (Lynn Okagaki and Diana Johnson Divecha); (3) "Adolescent Mothers" (Tom Luster and Mary Mittelstaedt); (4) "The Influence of Child Temperamental Characteristics on Parent Behaviors" (Jacqueline V. Lerner); (5) "Parenting and the Marital Relationship" (Robert E. Emery and Michele Tuer); (6) "Parenting and Personal Social Networks" (Moncrieff Cochran); (7) "The Long Arm of the Job: Influences of Parental Work on Childrearing" (Ann C. Crouter and Susan M. McHale); (8) Neighborhood and Community Influences on Parenting" (James Garbarino and Kathleen Kostelny); and (9) "Multiple Influences on Parenting: Ecological and Life-Course Perspectives" (Tom Luster and Lynn Okagaki). Each chapter contains several pages of references. (MDM)
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Early Childhood Education, Ecological Factors, Elementary Secondary Education, Parent Attitudes, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Influence, Parent Role, Parenting Skills
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc., Publishers, 365 Broadway, Hillsdale, NJ 07642.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
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