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In defense of single-parent families

by Nancy E. Dowd

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Single-parent families -- United States,
    • Single mothers -- United States,
    • Single fathers -- United States,
    • Single parents -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-197) and index.

      StatementNancy E. Dowd.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ759.915 .D69 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 200 p. ;
      Number of Pages200
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL987159M
      ISBN 100814718698
      LC Control Number96025268

      Garey's book helps clarify the dilemmas of the working mother and outlines possible reforms. In Defense of Single-Parent Families Nancy E. Dowd New York: New York University Press, Reviewed by Robin Edward Gearing Slowly, painfully, many of the stigmas of yesterday are exposed and deposed.   Children and families are part of a lot of love stories, but if you’re not sure how many adorable moppets you can handle in your reading life, this might be the book for you: although the fact that Esme Tran is a single mother is an important part of this story, her daughter is in very little of The Bride Test. Esme makes the difficult Author: Trisha Brown.

      "If there is a less-popular cause in this country than single-parent families, it doesn't come readily to mind. But Dowd presents a very different view of single-parent families as pioneers in the development of nonpatriarchal family structures, arguing that the perceived inferiority of single-parent families has more to do with bias and poverty than the lack of a male figure, and that 5/5(1). In Defense of Single-Parent Families (English Edition) eBook: Dowd, Nancy E.: : Tienda Kindle5/5(1).

      Society and the Single Parent. Nancy E. Dowd, in her book, “In Defense of the Single-Parent Families," argues that the statistics presented against single families reflect social prejudice 3. She adds that the number of caregivers in a household is less significant than the focus given to child needs and development. Positive Discipline for Single Parents: Nurturing Cooperation, Respect, and Joy in Your Single Parent Family. Jane Nelsen, Cheryl Erwin & Carol Delzer, $ Completely revised and updated the 2nd edition of Positive Discipline for Single Parents delivers a clear-eyed, common-sense approach to single-parenting.


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