Description - Handbook of Dynamics in Parent-Child Relations by Leon Kuczynski
This Handbook provides an innovative, interdisciplinary perspective on theory, research and methodology on dynamic processes in parent-child relations. It focuses on cognitive, behavioral and relational processes that govern immediate parent-child interactions and long-term relationships. It considers the nature of change, and what makes such interactions and relationships 'work' the way they do. This volume focuses on: process rather than outcomes; bi-directional influence; transformation in behavior and relationships as well as continuity and transmission; and parents and children as agents and actors rather than as static traits or variables.
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(254mm x 177mm x mm)
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Author Biography - Leon Kuczynski
Leon Kuczynski, Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition at the University of Guelph, Ontario Canada. He received his Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology at the University of Toronto and did post-doctorate work at the Laboratory of Developmental Psychology, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, Maryland, prior to his current position. His research concerns processes in parent-child interactions and parent-child relationships in areas such as socialization and social development.