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Contemporary Parenting and Parenthood

by Michelle Y. Janning


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Headlines from news sources are combined with the latest and best social science research to offer scholars, practitioners, and parents a much-needed source for understanding contemporary American parenthood.

  • Includes up-to-date research on parenting topics covered in news stories

  • Incorporates the expertise of editor Michelle Janning, an award-winning teacher and leader in national organizations dedicated to family studies

  • Helps to clarify parenting debates through sociological inquiry, instead of giving advice on how to parent

  • Serves multiple audiences, including students and practitioners in professions working with parent-child relationships, scholars looking for the best new research in the field of parenting and parenthood, and parents who want to understand the larger context in which they operate on a daily basis

  • Offers a range of viewpoints on parenting issues in a clearly organized format

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