ISBN-10:
1118348281
ISBN-13:
9781118348284
Pub. Date:
11/24/2014
Publisher:
Wiley
Family Problems: Stress, Risk, and Resilience / Edition 1

Family Problems: Stress, Risk, and Resilience / Edition 1

by Joyce A. Arditti

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ISBN-13: 9781118348284
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 11/24/2014
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 234,842
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Joyce A. Arditti is Professor of Human Development at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. She is the author of Parental Incarceration and the Family: Psychological and Social Effects of Imprisonment on Children, Parents, and Caregivers (2012).

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors vii

Acknowledgments xv

1 Introduction and Conceptual Overview 1
Joyce A. Arditti

Part I Social Inequality and Marginalization 15

2 We’re Here, We’re Queer, and We Count 17
Brad van Eeden-Moorefield and Kristen Benson

3 The Stigma of Families with Mental Illness 33
Natalie R. Gela and Patrick W. Corrigan

4 Inside and Out: Family Life for Parents in Prison 50
Ann Booker Loper, Mathilde Whalen, and Joanna Will

5 Social Disparities in Family Health 68
Jinette Comeau and William R. Avison

6 Low-Income Fathers as Resilient Caregivers 83
Kevin M. Roy, Rob Palkovitz, and Damian Waters

Part II Parenting and Caregiving in Diverse Contexts99

7 “Do What You Gotta’ Do” 101
Robin L. Jarrett, Ozge Sensoy Bahar, and EzellaMcPherson

8 The Diverse Family Contexts of Youth in Foster Care 117
Lenore M. McWey and Armeda Stevenson Wojciak

9 Grandparents Raising Grandchildren 133
Megan L. Dolbin-MacNab and Bert Hayslip, Jr.

10 Caring for Older Adults 150
Kathleen W. Piercy

11 Childhood Adultification and the Paradox of Parenting167
Linda M. Burton, Donna-Marie Winn, Howard Stevenson, and MarvinMcKinney

Part III Family Challenges Over the Life Course 183

12 Family Resilience to Promote Positive Child Development,Strong and Flexible Families, and Intergenerational Vitality185
Sharon Landesman Ramey, Robin Gaines Lanzi, and Craig T.Ramey

13 Challenges and Changes: Stress and Resilience Among MilitaryFamilies 200
Adrian Blow, Chris Marchiondo, and Lisa Gorman

14 Intimate Partner Violence 213
Jennifer L. Hardesty and Kimberly A. Crossman

15 Abuse in Late Life 228
Karen A. Roberto, Pamela B. Teaster, and Marya C.McPherson

16 Adolescent Development and Romantic Relationships 249
Jennifer Kerpelman, Alyssa McElwain, and Hans Saint-EloiCadely

Part IV Policy and Practice Responses to Family Problems271

17 Strengthening Family Resilience 273
Anne F. Farrell, Gary L. Bowen, and Samantha A. Goodrich

18 Family Policy through a Human Rights Lens 290
Elaine A. Anderson and Bethany L. Letiecq

19 Multisystemic Therapy as a Strength-Based Model for Workingwith Multiproblem Families 305
Stacy R. Ryan, Phillippe B. Cunningham, Patricia A. Brennan, andSharon L. Foster

20 Risk and Resilience among Latino Immigrant Families 320
José Rubén Parra-Cardona, Sara Lappan, Ana RocíoEscobar-Chew, and Michael Whitehead

21 Harm Reduction as a Model for Families Responding toSubstance Abuse 337
Patt Denning

Part V Conclusion 355

22 Responding to Family Problems 357
Joyce A. Arditti

Index 371

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“This is not the usual family studies text!  Withcutting edge knowledge from multiple scholars and multipledisciplines, Dr. Arditti shapes a refreshingly contemporary book.We learn new ways to think about and understand today’sissues in human development and family stress. “

Pauline Boss, University of Minnesota

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