Interparental Conflict and Child Development: Theory, Research and Applicationsby John H. Grych
Pub. Date: 02/17/2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Interparental Conflict and Child Development provides an in-depth analysis of the rapidly expanding body of research on the impact of interparental conflict on children. Emphasizing developmental and family systems perspectives, it investigates a range of important issues, including the processes by which exposure to conflict may lead to child maladjustment, the
Interparental Conflict and Child Development provides an in-depth analysis of the rapidly expanding body of research on the impact of interparental conflict on children. Emphasizing developmental and family systems perspectives, it investigates a range of important issues, including the processes by which exposure to conflict may lead to child maladjustment, the role of gender and ethnicity in understanding the effects of conflict, the influence of conflict on parent-child, sibling, and peer relations, family violence, and interparental conflict in divorced and step-families.
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Table of Contents
List of contributors; Preface; Interparental conflict and child adjustment: an overview John H. Grych and Frank D. Fincham; Part I. Foundations: 1. Conceptual issues in understanding the relation between interparental conflict and child adjustment Gayla Margolin, Pamella H. Oliver, and Anna Marie Medina; 2. The study of relations between marital conflict and child adjustment: challenges and new directions for methodology E. Mark Cummings, Marcie C. Goeke-Morey, and Tammy L. Dukewich; 3. Does gender moderate the effects of marital conflict on children? Patrick T. Davies and Lisa L. Lindsay; 4. Ethnic minority status, interparental conflict, and child adjustment Vonnie C. McLoyd, Camille I. Harper, and Nikeea Lynell Copeland; Part II. Basic Processes: 5. The role of emotion and emotional regulation in children's responses to interparental conflict Susan Crockenberg and Adela Langrock; 6. Understanding the impact of interparental conflict on children: the role of social cognitive processes John H. Grych and Shalini Cardoza-Fernandes; 7. Psychological processes as mediators of the impact of marital conflict on children Lynne Fainsilber Katz; 8. Children's coping with interparental conflict Patricia K. Kerig; Part III. Family and Peer Contexts: 9. Interparental conflict and parent–child relationships Martha J. Cox, Blair Paley, and Kristina Harter; 10. Sibling relationships and interparental conflict Judy Dunn and Lisa Davies; 11. Managing marital conflict: links with children's peer relationships Ross D. Parke, Mina Kim, Mary Flyr, David J. McDowell, Sandra D. Simpkins, Colleen M. Killian, and Margaret Wild; 12. Domestic violence and child adjustment Ernest N. Jouriles, William D. Norwood, Renee McDonald, and Beth Peters; 13. When conflict continues after the marriage ends: effects on postdivorce conflict on children Christy M. Buchanan and Kelly L. Heiges; 14. Marital conflict in stepfamilies Mark A. Fine; Part IV. Applications: 15. Clinical prevention and remediation of child adjustment problems Cynthia M. Turner and Mark R. Dadds; 16. Interparental conflict and social policy Robert E. Emery; Part V. Future Directions: 17. Advancing understanding of the association between interparental conflict and child development Frank D. Fincham and John H. Grych; Author index; Subject index.
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