Parenting : roles, styles, and outcomes / Nigel Barber

Author(s): Barber, Nigel
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Subjects: Parenting--Social aspects--United States
African American parents
Families--United States
Fatherless families--United States
Deviant behavior--United States
Nature and nurture--United States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Commack, NY : Nova Science Publishers, 1998
LC Classification: H, HQ
Physical Description: xi, 159 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
Raising Cain: The Connection Between Rearing Practices and Delinquency 1
Mate Selection Criteria: Long-Term Versus Short-Term Reproductive Strategies 7
Father Absence and Reproductive Strategy 19
What Goes Around Comes Around: The Sometimes Vicious Cycle of Parenting 33
Family Background, Sexuality, and Education 53
Relations Between the Sexes in Low-Investment Parents 71
Poverty, Crime, and Reproductive Strategy 87
The Changing American Family: Predictions from Human Behavioral Ecology 113
Public Policy Implications 127
Notes 143
Index 155
Notes: LCCN: 98007502
ISBN: 1560725737
Includes bibliographical references (p. [143]-153) and index
OCLC Number: 39042765
ISBN/ISSN: 1560725737