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For undergraduate courses in parenting.The revised, shorter, new edition of Parent-Child Relations: An Introduction to Parenting features a revamped approach to this research-based text on parent-child relations. Using family systems, as well as systemic family development theory, this text explores how parent-child relations change in tandem with developmental changes occurring with children, adults, and the wider family system. Readers will encounter a broad range of issues such as diversity in family structures, multiracial families, adoption, gay and lesbian parents, and family therapy. This comprehensive treatment prepares students for their roles as parents and working with families.
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A new edition of this pioneer text...one that explores relations between parents and children from a developmental perspective, a perspective enhanced in the Fourth Edition by the introduction of family systems theory as a starting point for helping students understand how relationships grow and change over time. The text examines developmental and environmental factors which affect parent-child relations, as well as the often discounted influence children exert on adult parenting behavior over the lifespan.From the Back Cover:
Known for its interactive format and effective pedagogical features, this revised, briefer research-driven text tackles the intricacies of parent-child relationships in contemporary society. Using family systems theory, the text examines the evolution of the family, the stages of family system development, and the challenges faced by all types of families. Readers will encounter a broad range of issues to prepare for their roles as professionals working with families or as parents themselves.
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