This book provides readers with a research-based examination of the parenting process that emphasizes the development of children in families from infancy through young adulthood. Writing with a clear, convivial tone, Dr. Jaffe conveys the excitement and challenge of child-rearing using his rich experiences as a researcher, family therapist, and parent. Comprehensive coverage of parenting topics include the nature and origin of parental competence, Delayed first time parenting, parenting children with disabilities, marital conflict and divorce, grandparenting, adoption, parenting biracial children, parent training, and family violence.
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Understanding Parenting, Second Edition, by Michael Jaffe, offers practical advice and guidelines for the parenting process, applying relevant theoretical models and introducing students to the most current research available. Dr. Jaffe's clear, conversational narrative conveys the excitement and challenge of child rearing while providing a strong research base. Follow the story of Mark and his mother, a factual case study highlighted throughout the text, and learn how the parent grows and changes with the child.
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Book Description William C Brown Pub, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0697078906