Contemporary Parenting: A Global Perspective by Guerda Nicolas,Anabel Bejarano,Debbiesiu L. Lee

By Guerda Nicolas,Anabel Bejarano,Debbiesiu L. Lee

Through an international, multidisciplinary standpoint, this e-book describes how 4 components impact parenting practices: a international locations historic and political historical past, the parent’s academic heritage, the economic climate and the parent’s monetary status, and advances in know-how. Case reviews that illustrate the influence those 4 components have on mom and dad in quite a few areas aid us larger comprehend parenting in today’s worldwide, interconnected international. Descriptions of parenting practices in international locations from Europe, North and South the United States, Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean provide readers a latest standpoint. either learn and medical implications while operating with households from numerous cultures are built-in throughout.


Part I stories the 4 significant elements that form parenting practices.? half II good points circumstances written by way of individuals with vast adventure in parenting perform and study that deliver to existence the ways that those 4 elements effect parenting inside their sector. every one bankruptcy partly II follows an identical structure to supply consistency for comparative reasons: an creation, old and political, monetary, academic, and societal components and parenting practices, and a end.


Each case reviews:



  • Historical and political components similar to slavery, conflict, and typical mess ups and the way those elements influence cultural ideals, parenting behaviors, and a child’s development

  • Economic components which impression the potential for constant, concerned parenting which may end up in low IQ, behavioral difficulties, melancholy, and household clash and the necessity to account for monetary components while constructing intervention programs

  • Educational degrees impression on parenting practices and their children’s achievements

  • Advances in know-how and its influence on parenting practices.

Intended for graduate or complex undergraduate classes in households in worldwide context, immigrant households, relatives or public coverage, multiculturalism or cross-cultural psychology, social or cultural improvement, counseling, social paintings, or overseas improvement taught in human improvement and relatives stories, psychology, social paintings, sociology, anthropology, racial reports, and diplomacy, this ebook additionally appeals to practitioners and researchers drawn to relatives experiences and baby improvement and coverage and software managers of governments, NGOs, and psychological overall healthiness companies.


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