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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Linda C McClain; Daniel Cere
|Description:||1 online resource (viii, 392 pages) : illustrations|
|Contents:||pt. I. What is parenthood? : proposing two models --
pt. II. Institutions : is parenthood separable from marriage (or couplehood) when it comes to fostering child well-being? --
pt. III. Rights : what rights are at stake? : how should the rights of adults and children shape the law of parenthood? --
pt. IV. Child outcomes and forms of parenthood : does one model produce, on average, better outcomes for children? : for society? --
pt. V. Attachment : (how much) does biology matter? --
pt. VI. Gender equality, gender difference, and parenthood : are there gender differences in parenting? : should difference make a difference? --
pt. VII. Globalization and parenthood : how do family immigration and transnational parenting shape parenthood? : how should they inform debates over parenthood? --
pt. VIII. Now what? : given current indicators, can the "toothpaste go back in the tube"? : should it?
|Responsibility:||Linda C. McClain, Daniel Cere.|
"What is Parenthood? is an invaluable resource for anyone who wishes to think critically about modern parenthood and what the government can and should do to improve families. In bringing together
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