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Acculturation and Parent-Child Relationships: Measurement and Development

Acculturation and Parent-Child Relationships: Measurement and Development

1st Edition

Marc H. Bornstein, Linda R. Cote
October 10, 2013

Although many researchers agree on a general definition of acculturation, the conceptualization and measurement of acculturation remain controversial. To address the issues, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) sponsored a conference that brought together scholars...

The Family Context of Parenting in Children's Adaptation to Elementary School

The Family Context of Parenting in Children's Adaptation to Elementary School

1st Edition

Philip A. Cowan, Carolyn Pape Cowan, Jennifer C. Ablow, Vanessa Kahn Johnson, Jeffrey R. Measelle
May 03, 2013

The Family Context of Parenting in Children's Adaptation to Elementary School is a result of a longitudinal prevention study of 100 families begun the year before their first children entered kindergarten. Each family went through an assessment and then a subset was randomly chosen for group...

Family Investments in Children's Potential: Resources and Parenting Behaviors That Promote Success

Family Investments in Children's Potential: Resources and Parenting Behaviors That Promote Success

1st Edition

Ariel Kalil, Thomas DeLeire
May 03, 2013

The papers in this volume bring together a cross-disciplinary mix of researchers--developmental psychologists, evolutionary biologists, economists, anthropologists, and sociologists--working on the common theme of investments in children. The interdisciplinary conceptual framework adopted by this...

Socioeconomic Status, Parenting, and Child Development

Socioeconomic Status, Parenting, and Child Development

1st Edition

Marc H. Bornstein, Robert H. Bradley
July 27, 2012

Socioeconomic Status, Parenting, and Child Development presents cutting-edge thinking and research on linkages among socioeconomic status, parenting, and child development. The contributors represent an array of different disciplines, and approach the issues from a variety of perspectives....

Parenting and the Child's World: Influences on Academic, Intellectual, and Social-emotional Development

Parenting and the Child's World: Influences on Academic, Intellectual, and Social-emotional Development

1st Edition

John G. Borkowski, Sharon Landesma Ramey, Marie Bristol-Power
June 28, 2012

Stimulated by the publication of The Nurture Assumption by Judith Rich Harris, Parenting and the Child's World was conceived around the notion that there are multiple sources of influence on children's development, including parenting behavior, family resources, genetic and other biological factors...

Promoting Positive Parenting: An Attachment-Based Intervention

Promoting Positive Parenting: An Attachment-Based Intervention

1st Edition

Femmie Juffer, Marian J. Bakermans-Kranenburg, Marinus H. van Ijzendoorn
July 23, 2007

This book illuminates the successful implementations of one of the few evidence-based parenting intervention programs. More than 20 years ago the editors began experimenting with videotaping parental behavior in order to enhance parents' sensitivity to their children’s signals. This new book...

Parenting: An Ecological Perspective

Parenting: An Ecological Perspective

2nd Edition


June 15, 2005

Parenting: An Ecological Perspective was originally created in 1993 to answer questions such as: Why do parents differ markedly in the ways in which they care for their children? What factors contribute to individual differences in parenting behavior? The framework used for addressing these...

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