Nonresidential Parenting: New Vistas in Family Living

Nonresidential Parenting: New Vistas in Family Living

by Charlene E. Depner
     
 

As ever-increasing numbers of children live apart from their parents, how can policymakers and professionals who work with families address the emotional and financial needs of such children? The editors draw on research, policy and practice sources in order to identify a rich array of roles that nonresidential parents may play in the lives of their children. They

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As ever-increasing numbers of children live apart from their parents, how can policymakers and professionals who work with families address the emotional and financial needs of such children? The editors draw on research, policy and practice sources in order to identify a rich array of roles that nonresidential parents may play in the lives of their children. They also explore such issues as: variation in nonresidential parenting across ethnic groups; the financial implications of parenting separately; patterns of involvement of nonresidential parents; and implications for further research and social policy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803950504
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/04/1993
Series:
SAGE Focus Editions Series, #155
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Pt. INonresidential Parents: Who Are They?
1Perspectives on Nonresidential Parenting3
2Marital Disruption and Nonresidential Parenting: A Multicultural Perspective13
3Parental Role Reversal: Mothers as Nonresidential Parents37
Pt. IIUsing Social Science Research in Policy and Practice
4The Economics of Parenting Apart61
5A Social Exchange Model of Nonresidential Parent Involvement87
6Children of Divorce Who Refuse Visitation109
7Developing and Implementing Post-Divorce Parenting Plans: Does the Forum Make a Difference?136
8Nonresidential Parent-Child Relationships Following Divorce and Remarriage: A Longitudinal Perspective156
9Nonresidential Parenting: Multidimensional Approaches in Research, Policy, and Practice182
Author Index202
Subject Index209
About the Authors215

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