Coping with Divorce, Single Parenting, and Remarriage: A Risk and Resiliency Perspective / Edition 1

Coping with Divorce, Single Parenting, and Remarriage: A Risk and Resiliency Perspective / Edition 1

by E. Mavis Hetherington
     
 

ISBN-10: 0805830820

ISBN-13: 9780805830828

Pub. Date: 01/01/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book, which is filled with reports of programmatic research, is grounded in a risk and resiliency approach to understanding family functioning and child adjustment. In the studies of families headed by single or repartnered parents, the complexity of problems and solutions alike is examined through the lens of increased theoretical and methodological…  See more details below

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This book, which is filled with reports of programmatic research, is grounded in a risk and resiliency approach to understanding family functioning and child adjustment. In the studies of families headed by single or repartnered parents, the complexity of problems and solutions alike is examined through the lens of increased theoretical and methodological sophistication. Readers from all the social sciences will find the striking diversity of situations and outcomes fascinating and the authors' explanations illuminating.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805830828
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/01/1999
Pages:
370
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.90(d)
Lexile:
1440L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Introduction and Overview
Pt. IWhy Marriages Succeed or Fail
1Predicting the Future of Marriages3
2Black Couples, White Couples: The Early Years of Marriage23
Pt. IIChild Adjustment in Different Family Forms
3Multiple Risks and Adjustment in Young Children Growing up in Different Family Settings: A British Community Study of Stepparent, Single Mother, and Nondivorced Families47
4Family Structure, Parenting Practices, and Adolescent Adjustment: An Ecological Examination65
Pt. IIIFamily Functioning and Child Adjustment in Divorced and Single-Parent Families
5Should We Stay Together for the Sake of the Children?93
6Father Absence and the Welfare of Children117
7Children of Divorced Parents as Young Adults147
8Young African American Multigenerational Families in Poverty: The Contexts, Exchanges, and Processes of Their Lives165
9Protective Factors in the Development of Preschool-Age Children of Young Mothers Receiving Welfare193
Pt. IVFamily Functioning and Child Adjustment in Repartnered Relationships and in Stepfamilies
10Contexts as Predictors of Changing Maternal Parenting Practices in Diverse Family Structures: A Social Interactional Perspective of Risk and Resilience227
11From Marriage to Remarriage and Beyond: Findings From the Developmental Issues in StepFamilies Research Project253
12A Social Constructionist Multi-Method Approach to Understanding the Stepparent Role273
13The Dynamics of Parental Remarriage: Adolescent, Parent, and Sibling Influences295
Pt. VIntervention
14Psychological Interventions for Separated and Divorced Families323
Author Index345
Subject Index355

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