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Author Pike, Alison.

Title Family Relationships in Middle Childhood [electronic resource].

Imprint London : National Children''s Bureau, 2006.

Item Status

Description 1 online resource (112 pages).
Series Parenting in Practice
Parenting in practice.
Contents Cover; Tables and figures; Acknowledgements; Executive summary; Introduction; Background; Theoretical perspectives; Objectives; 1. Method in brief; Who took part in our study?; The home visit format; What was measured?; A note on analysis; 2. Unravelling children's perceptions of relationships in the family; Children's reports of family life; Children's reports: How reliable are they?; Conclusions; 3. Getting on; How do siblings get on in different situations?; How do mothers and fathers get on with their children?; Conclusions; 4. Personal characteristics and family relationships.
'Structural' variables and family relationshipsTemperament and family relationships; Parents' mental health and family relationships; Conclusions; 5. Family context and family relationships; Family context and parent-child relationships; Family context and sibling relationships; Conclusions; 6. Family relationships and children's well-being; Family relationships and children's adjustment; Why do children in the same family turn out differently?; Conclusions; 7. Lone-mother families; Family circumstances of lone-mother households.
Family histories of lone-mother households and two-parent householdsComparisons of mother-child relationships by family type; Variation within lone-mother families; Correlates of mother-child relationships in lone mother families; Conclusions; 8. Conclusions and implications; Children's views; Distinctions between mothers' and fathers' relationships with their children; A systemic view of family life; Family structure versus family relationships; The importance of siblings; Differences in parents' treatment of each sibling; Conclusions; References; Appendices; Appendix A: Measures.
Appendix B: Correlations between children's characteristics and the parent-child relationshipAppendix C: Correlations between sibling relationship quality and children's adjustment; Appendix D: Correlations between parent-child relationship and sibling relationship quality; Appendix E: Correlations between differential sibling temperament and adjustment; Index.
Summary Combining the perspectives of parents and young children aged 4-8, this ebook explores how family members relate to each other.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 75-81) and index.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified MiAaHDL
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Families -- Great Britain.
Families -- Psychological aspects.
Parent and child -- Great Britain.
Children -- Family relationships -- Great Britain.
Adjustment (Psychology) in children -- Great Britain.
Family life surveys -- Great Britain.
Fatherless families -- Great Britain.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Coldwell, Joanne.
Dunn, Judy.
Other Form: Print version: Pike, Alison. Family Relationships in Middle Childhood. London : National Children''s Bureau, ©2006 9781904787860
ISBN 9781907969737 (electronic bk.)
190796973X (electronic bk.)