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Understanding Parenting (2nd Edition)

Understanding Parenting (2nd Edition)
Author: Michael L. Jaffe
ISBN 13: 9780205189977
ISBN 10: 205189970
Edition: 2
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 1997-01-09
Format: Paperback
Pages: 506
List Price: $119.80

This book provides readers with a research-based examination of the parenting process that emphasizes the development of children in families from infancy through young adulthood. Writing with a clear, convivial tone, Dr. Jaffe conveys the excitement and challenge of child-rearing using his rich experiences as a researcher, family therapist, and parent. Comprehensive coverage of parenting topics include the nature and origin of parental competence, Delayed first time parenting, parenting children with disabilities, marital conflict and divorce, grandparenting, adoption, parenting biracial children, parent training, and family violence.