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In Support of Families

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$82.50 • £66.95 • €74.50

ISBN 9780674447356

Publication Date: 11/18/1986


304 pages

6 x 9-1/4 inches



  • Introduction: The Family, Stressed yet Protected [Michael W. 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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