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This text offers a concise, authoritative, and practical introduction to parenting. The focus throughout the book is on parent-child interaction and its application to the guidance and positive growth of children. Special sections of the text discuss the challenges parents face when raising their children in a time of changing social and economic needs. Chapters 10 and 11 discuss the stresses of contemporary life on parents and the supports available for parents and children. Throughout the text, interviews with parents and researchers highlight current research and reinforce the joys and challenges of parenting.
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  • Paperback | 422 pages
  • 189.5 x 236.7 x 15.5mm | 756.42g
  • Mayfield Publishing Co ,U.S.
  • United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0767417976
  • 9780767417976

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Table of contents

1. Parenting Is a Cooperative Venture 2. Learning to Be Parents 3. Establishing Close Emotional Relationships with Children 4. Modifying Children's Behavior 5. Infancy and Early Childhood 6. The Elementary School Years 7. Adolescence 8. Parenting and Working 9. Single Parenting and Stepparenting 10. Parenting at Times of Trauma 11. Supports for Parents and Children Notes Index
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