Children's Reflections on Family Life

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Taylor & Francis, 1996 - Family & Relationships - 159 pages
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How important is the family for children? How do children cope when parents have to juggle child care, employment and other responsibilities? In this volume these questions, and others, are raised and reflected upon, by children themselves, providing insights for parents and professionals.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction
1
Chapter 2 Home Life in the Traditional Family
12
Chapter 3 Families with Parents who have Multiple Commitments
29
Chapter 4 Dual Career Families
52
Chapter 5 Split Family Life
66
Chapter 6 Family Lives of Hearing Children with Deaf Parents
81
Chapter 7 Asian Family Life
100
Chapter 8 Childrens Experiences in Transnational Families
115
Chapter 9 Conclusions
135
References
146
Notes on Contributors
152
Index
154
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Michele Moore, MD, FAAFP, is a physician who emphasizes integrated preventive health care, focusing on chronic illnesses, allergies, environmental medicine, and acupuncture. She was written and lectured extensively on women's health care and holistic medicine, and is the author of The Only Menopause Guide You'll Need, also available from Johns Hopkins. Caroline de Costa, MD, FRCOG, FRACOG, MPH, is a practicing obstetrician and professor of obstetrics and gynecology at James Cook University Medical School, Cairns, Australia.

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