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" 

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You can also try searching for these terms in our psychology databases.

Background Information

The following books provide background information for beginning research on parenting.

  • 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
  • Encyclopedia of Parenting Theory and Research
  • Floor 4, HQ 755.8 E 523 1999
  • 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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