Parenting Culture Studies /

Why have the minutiae of how parents raise their children become routine sources of public debate and policy making? This book provides in-depth answers to these features drawing on a wide range of sources from sociology, history, anthropology and psychology, covering developments in both Europe and...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Lee, Ellie, 1969-
Corporate Author: Ebook Library
Format: eBook
Published: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Ellie Lee PART I: PARENTING CULTURE 1. Intensive Parenting and the Expansion of Parenting
  • Charlotte Faircloth 2. Experts and Parenting Culture
  • Ellie Lee 3. The Politics of Parenting
  • Jan Macvarish 4. Who Cares for Children? The Problem of Intergenerational Contact
  • Jennie Bristow PART II: ESSAYS ON PARENTAL DETERMINISM 1. Policing Pregnancy: The Pregnant Woman who Drinks
  • Ellie Lee 2. The Problem of 'Attachment': The 'Detached' Parent
  • Charlotte Faircloth 3. Babies' Brains and Parenting Policy: The 'Insensitive' Mother
  • Jan Macvarish 4. Intensive Fatherhood? The (Un)involved Dad
  • Charlotte Faircloth 5. The Double Bind of Parenting Culture: Helicopter Parents and Cotton Wool Kids
  • Jennie Bristow Conclusion
  • Ellie Lee.