Handbook of Dynamics in Parent-Child Relations

ISBN-10: 0761923640

ISBN-13: 9780761923640

Edition: 2002

Authors: Leon Kuczynski

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This handbook provides an interdisciplinary perspective on theory, research and methodology on dynamic processes in parent-child relations. It focuses on cognitive, behavioural and relational processes that govern immediate parent-child interactions and long-term relationships.
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List price: $185.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/23/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 492
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

Leon Kuczynski, Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition at the University of Guelph, Ontario Canada. He received his Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology at the University of Toronto and did post-doctorate work at the Laboratory of Developmental Psychology, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, Maryland, prior to his current position. His research concerns processes in parent-child interactions and parent-child relationships in areas such as socialization and social development.

Preface: Introduction and Overview
Conceptual Frameworks And Processes In Parent-Child Relations
Beyond Bidirectionality: Bilateral Conceptual Frameworks for Studying Dynamics in Paren-Child Relations
A Developmental Neuroscience Perspective on the Dynamics of Parenting
Developmental Change in Parenting Interactions
Conceptualizing the Influence of Past & Future in Present Parent-Child Relationships
Perspectives On Children's Agency
A Developmental Perspective on Children as Agents in the Family
Perspectives on Children's Agency Within Families: A View from the Sociology of Childhood
The Aggressive Child as Agent in Coercive Family Processes
Behavioral Genetics Contributions to Understanding Dynamic Processes in Parent-Child Relationships
Perspectives On Parental Agency
Parenting as a Goal-Regulation Process
Meta-Parenting in the Journey of Child Rearing: A Cognitive Mechanism for Change
Effective Socialization as Problem-Solving & the Role of Parenting Cognitions
Parental Agency & Mental Health: Proaction & Construction in Families with a Depressed Parent
Parent-Child Interactions In Relational & Ecological Systems
Managing the External Environment: The Parent & Child as Active Agents in the System
Parent-Child Relationships in Cross-Cultural Perspective
Parenting & Adult Development: Contexts, Processes & Products of Intergenerational Relationships
Parent-Child Relations in Adulthood: An Intergenerational Family Systems Perspective
Quantitative Methods for Deductive (Theory-Testing) Research on Parent-Child Dynamics
Qualitative Methods as Inductive (Theory-Generating) Research: Psychological & Sociological Approaches
Implications For Research & Practice
Parent-Based Interventions for Aggressive Children: Adapting to a Bilateral Lens
Reconstructing Common Sense: Metaphors of Bidirectionality in Parent-Child Relations
Epilogue: Dynamic Viewpoints on Parent-Child Relations: Their Implications for the Socialization Process
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