Contents: Part I:The Parent.K.E. Barnard, J.E. Solchany, Mothering. R.D. Parke, Fathers and Families. J. McHale, I. Khazan, P. Erera, T. Rotman, W. DeCourcey, M. McConnell, Coparenting in Diverse Family Systems. M. Weinraub, D.L. Horuath, M.B. Gringlas, Single Parenthood. P.K. Smith, L.M. Drew, Grandparenthood. M.R. Moore, J. Brooks-Gunn, Adolescent Parenthood. K.A. Clark-Stewart, V.D. Allhusen, Nonparental Caregiving. P. Zukow-Goldring, Sibling Caregiving. E.M. Hetherington, M. Stanley-Hagan, Parenting in Divorced and Remarried Families. C.J. Patterson, Lesbian and Gay Parenthood. S. Golombok, Parenting and Contemporary Reproductive Technologies. Part II:Becoming and Being a Parent.C.M. Heinicke, The Transition to Parenting. J. Demick, Stages of Parental Development. J. Belsky, N. Barends, Personality and Parenting. J.J. Goodnow, Parents' Knowledge and Expectations: Using What We Know. A.C. Crouter, M.R. Head, Parental Monitoring and Knowledge of Children. I.E. Sigel, A.V. McGillicuddy-De Lisi, Parental Beliefs Are Cognitions: The Dynamic Belief Systems Model. D.B. Bugental, K. Happaney, Parental Attributions. G.W. Holden, M.J. Buck, Parental Attitudes Toward Childrearing. B.J. Cohler, S. Paul, Psychoanalysis and Parenthood.