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Author Harold, Rena D.

Title Becoming a family : parents' stories and their implication for practice, policy, and research / Rena D. Harold, with Patricia Stow Bolea ... [and others].

Published Mahwah, NJ : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2000.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  306.850973 HARO    AVAILABLE
Physical description 227 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents 1 Telling the Family Story: The Backdrop / Rena D. Harold, Patricia Stow Bolea 1 -- 2 Telling the Family Story: The Process / Rena D. Harold, Margaret L. Palmiter, Susan A. Lynch, Carol R. Freeman-Doan, Jacquelynne S. Eccles 15 -- 3 Talking About Identity: Individual, Family, and Intergenerational Issues / Patricia Stow Bolea 39 -- 4 Narratives of Temperament: Same or Different? / Carol R. Freedman-Doan 75 -- 5 Tales of Social Support Throughout Family Development / Lisa G. Colarossi, Susan A. Lynch 115 -- 6 Job Talk: The Role of Work in Family Life / Lucy R. Mercier, Rena D. Harold 155 -- 7 Telling the Family Story: Subplots and Next Chapters / Lisa G. Colarossi, Rena D. Harold, Lucy R. Mercier 195.
Summary This bk, which exploits the narrative methods used to explore the changes that come w/ parenthood, provides a brightly lit window on family & adult devt.Intended for researchers, practitioners & policy makers, it addresses issues at the indiv & sociocultural
Other author Bolea, Patricia Stow.
Subject Families -- United States.
Family life surveys -- United States.
Parents -- United States -- Interviews.
ISBN 0805849614 (cloth : alk. paper)
0805819622 (paperback: alk. paper)