Divorce, Family Structure, and the Academic Success of Children
By (author) William Jeynes
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Divorce, Family Structure, and the Academic Success of Children by William Jeynes
Book DescriptionTrace the influence of family factors on children's emotional and educational well-being! The effect of family changes on children's academic success is a new subject for study. Divorce, Family Structure, and the Academic Success of Children is a comprehensive volume that brings research on this hotly debated topic up to date. With clear tables and incisive arguments, it is a single-volume reference on this vexing sociocultural problem. Divorce, Family Structure, and the Academic Success of Children offers a close look at the historical background and current theory of this field of study. But it is more than a compendium of known facts and completed studies. It examines issues of appropriate methodology and points out concerns for planning future research. Divorce, Family Structure, and the Academic Success of Children summarizes current knowledge of the effects of various influences on children's emotional and educational well-being, including: * divorce and remarriage * single-parent families * nontraditional family structures * race * socioeconomic status * mobility Educators, theorists, sociologists, and psychologists will find this volume an essential resource. With hundreds of useful references and clear organization, it presents new ideas in an easy-to-use format that makes it an ideal textbook as well.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780789014870
(216mm x 159mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Haworth Press Inc
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author William Jeynes
Parental Involvement and Academic Success, Hardback (October 2010)
Providing an objective assessment of the influence of parental involvement and what aspects of parental participation can best maximize the educational outcomes of students, this volume is structured to guide readers to a thorough understanding of the history, practice, theories, and impact of parental involvement.
Family Factors and the Educational Success of Children, Paperback (December 2008)» View all books by William Jeynes
Addresses a wide range of family variables and a diverse array of family situations in order to understand the dynamics of the multifaceted relationship between family realities and educational outcomes of children. This book teaches the importance of parental style and parental involvement as a means of improving family life.
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