Research Guide: Parenting

Finding Articles

Parenting is a big topic. We suggest narrowing your focus to a specific parenting style or issue that affects children, such as divorce. Here are some searches that can help you get started:

parenting AND discipline
parenting AND attachment
parenting AND "childhood development"
parenting AND success
"helicopter parents"



You can also try searching for these terms in ScienceDirect.


Background Information

The following books and videos provide background information for beginning research on the Internet and psychology.
Title Availability
Developmental Parenting: A Guide for Early Childhood Practitioners Floor 4, HV 699. R 65 2008
Parenting Experts: Their Advice, the Research, and Getting It Right Floor 4, HQ 755.8 R 365 2005
The End of American Childhood: A History of Parenting from Life on the Frontier to the Managed Child Floor 4, HQ 535. F 37 2016
A Natural History of Parenting: From Emperor Penguins to Reluctant Ewes, A Naturalist Looks at Parenting in the Animal World and Ours Floor 4, QL 762. A 58 1997
Modern Families: Parents and Children in the New Family Forms Floor 4, HQ 755.8 G 654 2015
Anxious Parents: A History of Modern Childrearing in America Floor 4, HQ 769. S 76 2003
The Ethics of Parenthood Floor 4, HQ 755.85 R 515 2010
NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children Floor 4, HQ 772. B 8455 2009
Changing Rhythms of American Family Life Floor 4, HQ 536. B 59 2006

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