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What the Parenting Program at the Nebraska Correctional Center for Women Has Meant to Me

Mary Alley, A. D., and C. S.

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In 1974, the Nebraska Correctional Center for Women (NCCW) housed about thirty-five women from Nebraska and from South Dakota, Wyoming, and Colorado, which did not have their own facilities for ... More


Troubled and troublesome teens: mothers’ and professionals’ understandings of parenting teenagers and teenage troubles

Harriet Churchill and Karen Clarke

in Family troubles?: Exploring changes and challenges in the family lives of children and young people

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447304432
eISBN:
9781447307884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304432.003.0023
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter discusses a group parenting programme for families with adolescent children, and its evaluation based on professionals’ and parents’ perspectives. Such standardized programmes have ... More


The Parenting Practices of Multiracial People

Miri Song

in Multiracial Parents: Mixed Families, Generational Change, and the Future of Race

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479840540
eISBN:
9781479843367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479840540.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

How multiracial parents racially identify their children on official forms does not tell us how they raise their children in the context of family life. Do multiracial parents have particular ways of ... More


Care in families

Marian Barnes

in Care in everyday life: An ethic of care in practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428233
eISBN:
9781447307686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428233.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The archetypal image of care is that of a mother and child. Care giving is probably most immediately understood in the context of personal relationships where one person has greater needs for support ... More


The permeating presence of past domestic and familial violence: “So, like, I’d never let anyone hit me but I’ve hit them, and I shouldn’t have done”

Dawn Mannay

in Family troubles?: Exploring changes and challenges in the family lives of children and young people

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447304432
eISBN:
9781447307884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304432.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter takes a case study approach, using one woman’s narrative journey from childhood to motherhood to explore the ongoing permeating presence of her childhood experience of domestic and ... More


European perspectives on parenting and family support

Janet Boddy

in Family troubles?: Exploring changes and challenges in the family lives of children and young people

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447304432
eISBN:
9781447307884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304432.003.0021
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter draws on two studies conducted across European countries, based on interviews with professional stakeholders and expert reviews, to explore similarities and differences in the way ... More


Being there yet not interfering: the paradoxes of grandparenting

Vanessa May, Jennifer Mason, and Lynda Clarke

in Contemporary grandparenting: Changing family relationships in global contexts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429681
eISBN:
9781447307624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429681.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter, which is based on a secondary analysis of qualitative interviews with 46 grandparents, focuses on ‘normative talk’ about grandparenting. We have identified two main cultural norms of ... More


‘Yo momma …’: foregrounding families

Val Gillies

in Pushed to the edge: Inclusion and behaviour support in schools

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447317463
eISBN:
9781447317487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317463.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter explores how the prevailing psychologisation of challenging behaviour relies on a construction of inadequate parenting. Home life was cited by teachers’ to make sense of conflict in the ... More


American Pietàs: Visions of Race, Death, and the Maternal

Ruby C. Tapia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816653102
eISBN:
9781452946153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816653102.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book reveals how visual representations of racialized motherhood shape and reflect national citizenship. By means of a sustained engagement with Roland Barthes’s suturing of race, death, and the ... More


Prodigal (Non)Citizens: Teen Pregnancy and Public Health at the Border

Ruby C. Tapia

in American Pietàs: Visions of Race, Death, and the Maternal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816653102
eISBN:
9781452946153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816653102.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter draws upon the work of both critical-race theorists and feminist sociologists to analyze how the California Department of Health Services’ “Partnership for Responsible Parenting” ... More


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