Couples' Transitions to Parenthood

Couples' Transitions to Parenthood

Author: Daniela Grunow

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ISBN: 1785365991

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Page: 352

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'The birth of a first child is a major event for modern, employed couples. Babies need so much and couples must find ways to divide childcare and yet protect the time each person needs for their careers and their own relationships. European couples confro

Couples' Transitions to Parenthood
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Daniela Grunow, Marie Evertsson
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-28 - Publisher:

'The birth of a first child is a major event for modern, employed couples. Babies need so much and couples must find ways to divide childcare and yet protect the time each person needs for their careers and their own relationships. European couples confro
Couples' Transitions to Parenthood
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Daniela Grunow, Marie Evertsson
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-28 - Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

It is common for European couples living fairly egalitarian lives to adopt a traditional division of labour at the transition to parenthood. Based on in-depth interviews with 334 parents-to-be in eight European countries, this book explores the implications of family policies and gender culture from the perspective of couples who
Couples’ Transitions to Parenthood
Language: en
Pages: 157
Authors: Charlotte Faircloth
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-10 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book argues that new parents are caught in an uncomfortable crossfire between two competing discourses: those around ideal relationships and those around ideal parenting. The author suggests that parents are pressured to be equal partners while also being asked to parent their children intensively, in ways markedly more demanding
Transition to Parenthood
Language: en
Pages: 214
Authors: Roudi Nazarinia Roy, Walter R. Schumm, Sonya L. Britt
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-11 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Transition to Parenthood moves beyond a one-study focus and captures multidisciplinary work on all families making the transition to parenthood. The book covers societal trends, changes, and most importantly expectations. Focus is also placed on how families are impacted by their surroundings and their individual members. Strengths and limitations of
Transitions to Parenthood
Language: en
Pages: 410
Authors: Robin J Palkovitz, Marvin B Sussman
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-09 - Publisher: Routledge

In this unusual but exciting look at a complex topic, family scholars offer a vast array of insights into the multiple consequences, concerns, and characteristics of parenthood. The transition to parenthood--the most critical step in individual and family life cycles--is thoroughly examined from a social psychological perspective. Cultural and ethnic