Redefining Families: Implications for Children's Development

Hardcover | February 28, 1994

EditorAdele Eskeles Gottfried, Allen W. Gottfried, Adele Eskeles Gottfried

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This groundbreaking work offers an exhaustive investigation of the effects of alternative family arrangements on children's development, and explores the social and legal implications of such arrangements. Distinguished contributors integrate recent literature and empirical evidence to dispel the myths and biases regarding children's developent in alternative familes. The book concludes with a novel theoretical perspective on children's development, offering developmental and social psychologists a fresh look at the field.

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This groundbreaking work offers an exhaustive investigation of the effects of alternative family arrangements on children's development, and explores the social and legal implications of such arrangements. Distinguished contributors integrate recent literature and empirical evidence to dispel the myths and biases regarding chil...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:252 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.27 inPublished:February 28, 1994Publisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:030644559X

ISBN - 13:9780306445590

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Introduction: Demography and Changing Families (A.E. Gottfried, A.W. Gottfried). Alternative Families and Children's Development: Primary Caregiving Fathers in Intact Familes (N. Radin). Role of Maternal and Dual-Earner Employment in Children's Development (A.E. Gottfried et al.). Revolution and Reassessment (C.E. Depner). The Gap between Psychosocial Assumptions and Empirical Research in Lesbian Mother Child Custody Cases (P.J. Falk). Gay Dads (R.L. Barret, B.E. Robinson). Custodial Grandparenting (R.J. Shore, B. Hayslip, Jr.). Overview: Impact of Redefined Families on Children's Development (A.E. Gottfried, A.W. Gottfried). Index.