Michael W. Pratt, Barbara H. Fiese's Family Stories and the Life Course: Across Time and PDF

By Michael W. Pratt, Barbara H. Fiese

ISBN-10: 0805842829

ISBN-13: 9780805842821

ISBN-10: 1410610306

ISBN-13: 9781410610300

This edited publication attracts from paintings that makes a speciality of the act of telling family members tales, in addition to their content material and constitution. the method of telling family members tales is associated with valuable elements of improvement, together with language acquisition, have an effect on legislation, and relatives interplay styles. This publication extends throughout conventional developmental psychology, character conception, and family members reviews.

Drawing greatly at the epigenetic framework for person improvement articulated via Erik Erikson, in addition to on conceptions of the relatives lifestyles cycle, the editors compile modern examples of mental study on kin tales and their implications for improvement and alter at various issues within the lifestyles path. The ebook is split into sections that target kinfolk tales at assorted issues within the existence cycle, from early early life and the beginnings of narrative ability, via youth, younger maturity, midlife, after which mature maturity and its intergenerational which means. in the course of every one of those classes of the lifestyles cycle, study targeting person improvement inside an Eriksonian framework of ego strengths and virtues is highlighted. The dynamic function of kinfolk tales can also be featured right here, with paintings exploring the hyperlinks among relations method, intergenerational attachment, and storytelling. Sociocultural theories that emphasize how such improvement is located within the wider cultural context also are featured in numerous chapters. This large lifespan developmental concentration serves to combine the fascinating variety of this paintings and foster extra questions and examine within the rising box of relations narrative.

The publication is meant essentially for researchers and advanced-level scholars within the fields of developmental and character psychology, in addition to these in kinfolk experiences and in gerontology. it could actually even be of curiosity to these within the supporting professions who're keen on relatives treatment and relatives concerns, and may--due to its content material and illustrative material--have attract a much wider marketplace of the lay public. The chapters are written in a with no trouble available sort and the analyses are awarded in a reasonably non-technical manner. simply because family members tales are charted around the lifespan, it'd be an appropriate spouse publication to a extra conventional lifespan textbook in definite courses.

Show description

Read or Download Family Stories and the Life Course: Across Time and Generations PDF

Similar marriage & family books

Read e-book online Changing Families And Their Lifestyles (Mansholt) PDF

This quantity includes contributions from numerous fields of research within the social sciences. the several disciplinary angles intersect on the point of the learn matters: households, families and shoppers. jointly they mirror a vast box of research that often had its specific area of interest in Wageningen as 'household and purchaser studies'.

Download PDF by Timothy Buckley: What binds marriage?: Roman Catholic theology in practice

From apostolic instances the Church has wrestled with the hassle of ways to guard its trust within the sanctity and permanence of marriage, whereas while ministering the affection and compassion of Christ to these traumatised through the adventure of marital breakdown. Timothy Buckley is a Redemptorist priest who produced a file for the Catholic bishops of britain and Wales at the pastoral state of affairs between monks and folks argues that the theology of the bond of marriage is accountable for an deadlock which frequently limits the Churchæs legit recommendations to the granting of annulments.

New PDF release: Case Studies in Family Violence

Because the book of the 1st variation in 1991, there was huge development in our realizing of the etiology and linked positive aspects of household violence. As within the first variation, this publication elucidates and highlights the advanced multidisciplinary concerns dealing with clinicians who paintings with kinfolk violence situations.

Additional info for Family Stories and the Life Course: Across Time and Generations

Sample text

Helen’s mother was very concerned about her daughter providing the context for the events that were being talked about, and her conversation was Wlled with questions about who, where, when, why, and what object. Cathy’s mother, although she also asked questions about context, was relatively more concerned about the action of the events being related, that is, what happened. The ratio of questions that request context information from their daughters versus questions requesting information about action is 2.

G. (1996). Junin Quechua children’s understanding of mind. Child Development, 67, 1707–1716. , & Cassidy, J. (1988). Family members as third parties in dyadic family conXict: Strategies, alliances, and outcomes. Child Development, 59, 1293–1302. Vygotsky, L. S. (1978). Mind in society. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Wang, Q. (2001). Culture eVects on adults’ earliest childhood recollection and self-description: Implications for the relation between memory and the self. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 81, 220–233.

Princeton, NJ: van Nostrand. , & Carter, B. (1993). The changing family life cycle: A perspective on normalcy. In F. , pp. 405–443). New York: Guilford Press. McHale, J. , & Rasmussen, J. L. (1998). Coparental and family group-level dynamics during infancy: Early family precursors of child and family functioning during preschool. Development & Psychopathology, 10, 39–59. Miller, P. (1994). Narrative practices: Their role in socialization and self-construction. In U. Neisser & R. ), The remembering self (pp.

Download PDF sample

Family Stories and the Life Course: Across Time and Generations by Michael W. Pratt, Barbara H. Fiese


by Jeff
4.0

Rated 4.79 of 5 – based on 7 votes