In Support of Families

In Support of Families

By: Michael W. Yogman (editor), T. Berry Brazelton (editor)Hardback

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Michael W. Yogman(right) is Director of the Infant Health and Development Program and a pediatrician affiliated with Harvard Medical School. T. Berry Brazelton(left) is Chief of the Child Development Unit at Children's Hospital, Boston and a pediatrician affiliated with Harvard Medical School.


Introduction: The Family, Stressed yet Protected Michael Y. Yogman and T. Berry Brazelton I. Theoretical Overview: Stress and Coping in the Family System 1. Family Systems: Understanding the Family through Its Response to Chronic Illness David Reiss 2. Stress on and in the Family Jerome Kagan 3. A Developmental Perspective on Psychosocial Stress in Childhood Felton Earls II. Forces Within the Family: New Roles 4. Fathers: An Intrafamilial Perspective Ross D. Parke 5. Single Mothers and Joint Custody: Common Ground Richard N. Atkins III. Forces Outside the Family: Work and Family Life 6. Working It Out: Effects of Work on Parents and Children Ann C. Crouter and Maureen Perry-Jenkins 7. Family Life and Corporate Policies Ellen Galinsky 8. Utilitarianism in the Regulation of Corporate and Family Life Abraham Zaleznik 9. Supplemental Care for Young Children Gwen C. Morgan IV. Special Stresses 10. Family Adaptation to Divorce Kathleen A. Camara 11. The Family and Chronic Illness in Children John M. Leventhal and Barbara F. Sabbeth 12. Teenage Pregnancy Lorraine V. Klerman V. Policy Implications 13. Education of Families for Parenting Bettye M. Caldwell 14. The Social-Policy Context for Families Today Lisbeth B. Schorr, C. Arden Miller, and Amy Fine References Acknowledgments Index

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  • ISBN13: 9780674447356
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9780674447356
  • weight: 635
  • ISBN10: 0674447352

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