Diverse Pathways to Parenthood

Diverse Pathways to Parenthood: From Narratives to Practice is a timely contribution to the study of reproduction and parenthood. Drawing on a wide breadth of projects, this book covers topics such as first time parents, donor conception, pregnancy loss, surrogacy, lesbian, gay and/or transgender parenting, fostering and adoption, grandparenting, and human/animal kinship. By presenting individual narratives focused on reproduction and parenthood, this book successfully translates empirical research into practical, applied outcomes that will be of use for all those working in the fields of reproduction and parenthood. Including recommendations for fertility specialists, educators, child protection agencies, reproductive counselors, and policy makers, Diverse Pathways to Parenthood: From Narratives to Practice is a vital new resource that will help guide practice into the future. As a contribution to the field of critical kinship studies, this book heralds new directions for the study of kinship, by revisiting as well as reimagining how we think about, research, and respond to a diversity of kinship forms. Includes over 70 narratives representative of hundreds of interviews collected as a part of 15 research projects undertaken over the past decade Supported by a companion website that provides further materials and information: www.diversepathways.com Translates critical kinship studies theory into applied tools for practice in the fields of reproduction and parenthood

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  • Author : Damien Riggs
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 194 pages
  • ISBN : 0128162902
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Diverse Pathways to Parenthood

Diverse Pathways to Parenthood
  • Author : Damien Riggs
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 12 September 2019
GET THIS BOOKDiverse Pathways to Parenthood

Diverse Pathways to Parenthood: From Narratives to Practice is a timely contribution to the study of reproduction and parenthood. Drawing on a wide breadth of projects, this book covers topics such as first time parents, donor conception, pregnancy loss, surrogacy, lesbian, gay and/or transgender parenting, fostering and adoption, grandparenting, and human/animal kinship. By presenting individual narratives focused on reproduction and parenthood, this book successfully translates empirical research into practical, applied outcomes that will be of use for all

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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 30 July 2021
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This book speaks to the meanings and values that inhere in close relations, focusing on ‘family’ and ‘kinship’ but also looking beyond these categories. Multifaceted, diverse and subject to constant debate, close relations are ubiquitous in human lives on embodied as well as symbolic levels. Closely related to processes of power, legibility and recognition, close relations are surrounded by boundaries that both constrain and enable their practical, symbolical and legal formation. Carefully contextualising close relations in relation to different national

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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 14 September 2012
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The third edition of Handbook of Marriage and the Family describes, analyzes, synthesizes, and critiques the current research and theory about family relationships, family structural variations, and the role of families in society. This updated Handbook provides the most comprehensive state-of-the art assessment of the existing knowledge of family life, with particular attention to variations due to gender, socioeconomic, race, ethnic, cultural, and life-style diversity. The Handbook also aims to provide the best synthesis of our existing scholarship on families

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  • Author : Anita L. Vangelisti
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 28 December 2021
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This third edition again brings together interdisciplinary contributions to provide a comprehensive and multifaceted resource that reflects the breadth and depth of research on family communication and family relationships. Chapters continue to address theoretical and methodological issues influencing current conceptions of family and cover communication occurring in a variety of family forms and across social, cultural, and physical contexts. This third edition includes key updates, such as: The use and influence of social media and technology in families Parenting and

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  • Author : Abbie E. Goldberg,Adam P. Romero
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 14 November 2018
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What unique challenges face LGBTQ individuals in relationships or who are separating or divorcing, especially now that same-sex couples may marry? What issues might complicate the ending of relationships when children, multiple partners, or multiple parents are present? How do gender, gender transition, ethnicity, immigration status, economic status, geography, and other characteristics shape the experiences of divorcing or separating LGBTQ people? Finally, how can therapists and lawyers most effectively assist LGBTQ people whose relationships and families are dissolving? LGBTQ Divorce

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 29 August 2021
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This handbook explores prejudice, stereotyping and discrimination primarily as phenomena embedded in the social organization of societies and connected to structural factors and larger societal systems. It offers a unique critical and cross-disciplinary approach to the study of contemporary manifestations of prejudice, stereotyping and discrimination. New socio-psychological analyses of the most pressing social problems of our age bring into view future directions of research on prejudice, stereotyping and discrimination oriented to social change and collective action and that engage with

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  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 15 December 2020
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In Home and Away: Mothers and Babies in Institutional Spaces, the authors examine how health design in a psychiatric mother-baby unit can serve the needs of mothers and babies, their families, and the staff. Arguing that while mothers in institutional care are away from their own homes, they need not be away from their babies, the authors show that any examination of built space must consider how the mothers respond to the space and how the space responds to their

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  • Author : Damien W. Riggs,Shoshana Rosenberg,Heather Fraser,Nik Taylor
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 29 July 2021
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This book explores LGBQTNB people's relationships with animals, examining a complex menagerie of human-animal relationships.

Social Work and Health Care Practice with Transgender and Nonbinary Individuals and Communities

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  • Author : Shanna K. Kattari,M. Killian Kinney,Leonardo Kattari,N. Eugene Walls
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 16 August 2020
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Teen Mothers and the Revolving Welfare Door
  • Author : Kathleen Mullan Harris
  • Publisher : Temple University Press
  • Release : 08 December 1997
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Kathleen Mullan Harris reveals the relationship between black teenage mothers and the welfare system. Does welfare encourage them to maintain a life of dependency? How does education, marriage, and employment impact this relationship? How do these women escape dependency? Harris's account is based on Frank Furstenberg's Baltimore study, which began in the 1960s and has continued for more than 20 years. This study traces the paths of these mothers and provides commentary on the changes in the welfare system and the

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Pathways to Pregnancy
  • Author : Mary Wong
  • Publisher : LifeTree Media
  • Release : 13 September 2016
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Pathways to Pregnancy is a collection of wide-ranging and relatable stories, shared by an expert who also knows first-hand the pain and joy of the fertility journey from her own experience. Instructional and inspirational to anyone going through it or seeking to understand it deeply and in all its variations, these are real stories of hope and humor — and some practical advice that is often overlooked but easy to incorporate into your life. These stories about real women, related by

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  • Author : Mick Coleman
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 01 March 2012
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Empowering Family-Teacher Partnerships: Building Connections Within Diverse Communities by Thomas M. Coleman prepares students to work collaboratively with families and community professionals in support of children's early education and development. The author takes a student-centered approach to delivering substantive information and framing activities. Students are invited to develop a personal philosophy of family involvement to guide their work with families and to join a community of learners in relying upon their collective insights and problem-solving skills to address family involvement

What is Parenthood?

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  • Author : Linda C. McClain,Daniel Cere
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release : 01 January 2013
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Extraordinary changes in patterns of family life—and family law—have dramatically altered the boundaries of parenthood and opened up numerous questions and debates. What is parenthood and why does it matter? How should society define, regulate, and support it? Is parenthood separable from marriage—or couplehood—when society seeks to foster children’s well-being? What is the better model of parenthood from the perspective of child outcomes? Intense disagreements over the definition and future of marriage often rest upon

Parenting Matters

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  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Board on Children, Youth, and Families,Committee on Supporting the Parents of Young Children
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 21 November 2016
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Decades of research have demonstrated that the parent-child dyad and the environment of the familyâ€"which includes all primary caregiversâ€"are at the foundation of children's well- being and healthy development. From birth, children are learning and rely on parents and the other caregivers in their lives to protect and care for them. The impact of parents may never be greater than during the earliest years of life, when a child's brain is rapidly developing and when nearly all of