Parentectomy: A narrative ethnography of 30 cases of parental alienation and what to do about it

December 26, 2018|
Parentectomy: A narrative ethnography of 30 cases of parental alienation and what to do about it by Christine Giancarlo
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When parents separate and divorce, kids come last in family law. Should children's welfare be measured in "billable hours"? Christine Giancarlo thinks kids come first and need both parents. Parentectomy moves us toward that goal... for the sake of the children.

Based on Dr. Giancarlo's peer-reviewed research study, Kids Come Last: The Effect of Family Law Involvement in Parental Alienation, this book tells, in their own voices, the stories of thirty loving, capable and dependable parents who, nonetheless, were removed from their children's lives. It is also the author's own journey through the devastation caused by parental alienation.

This book sheds light on an urgent social crisis, enabled by a broken family law system. An equitable and just model for eliminating this form of child abuse is proposed with an urgent plea for its implementation.

Christine Giancarlo is an applied anthropologist at Mount Royal University since 1992. She holds a Ph.D. in Human Services from Capella University, Minnesota, and an M.A. in Primatology from the University of Calgary, Alberta. Growing up with two loving parents, four brothers and being blessed with her own children, Devon and Carmen,...
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Title:Parentectomy: A narrative ethnography of 30 cases of parental alienation and what to do about itFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:582 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.44 inShipping dimensions:582 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.44 inPublished:December 26, 2018Publisher:Tellwell TalentLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0228808065

ISBN - 13:9780228808060

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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