Explores the communication of parents and children as they create relationships outside the family. This title offers the chapters that examine communication processes and problems of parents and children as they interact with childcare, healthcare, education, and youth sports and consider the role of media in family relationships outside of home.
This volume opens a new frontier in parent-child communication research as it brings together veteran researchers and newcomers to explore the communication of parents and children as they create relationships outside the family. The chapters herein examine communication processes and problems of parents and children as they interact with childcare, healthcare, education, and youth sports; investigate the unique challenges facing various types of families as they communicate outside the family (e.g., stepfamilies and gay/lesbian/bisexual families); and consider the role of media in family relationships outside of home.The primary audiences for the volume includes scholars, researchers and graduate students studying communication in families, children's communication, communication in personal relationships, organizational communication, group communication, and health communication. It will also be of interest to psychologists who study families, children, and organizations; sociologists who study families, children, and organizations; education researchers; teachers; coaches; family physicians; family therapists; and, graduate students.; It has the potential for use in courses in family communication, family studies, family sociology, and child development.
Parents and Children Communicating Outside of Home. Thomas J. Socha and Glen H. Stamp Part 1: Childcare Connecting The Two Worlds of Childhood: How Parents and Child-care Providers Use Communication? Daniel J. Weigel and Sally S. Martin Kids, Parents, and Organization: Cooperation and Conflict in a Child Development Center Culture. John C. Meyer Part 2: Healthcare Communication between parents and Physicians: A Relational Approach Ashley Duggan and Sandra Petronio The Role of Communication in Child-Parent-Child-Provider Interaction in a Children's Mental Health Systems of Care. Christine S. Davis, Norin Dollard, and Keren S. Vergen Early Intervention or Early Imposition: A Bona Fide Group Perspective of the Parent/Child Early Intervention relationship. Carol B. Mills and Kasey L Walker Part 3: Education Work-Family-School Dynamics and Parent-Adolescent Communication in Working Poor Families. Michelle Miller-Day School, Home, and Homework. Leah Wingard Schools and Families: Communication between Schools and Gay and Lesbian Led Families. Lynn H. Turner and Richard West Part 4: Youth Sports Parent-Talk and Sport Participation: Interaction Between Parents, Children, and Coaches Regarding Level of Play in Sports. Paul Turman, Angela Zimmerman, and Brett Dobesh Coaching Your Own Child: An Exploration of Dominance and Affiliation in Parent-Child Communication in the Public Sphere. Robert S. Littlefield and Cindy Larson-Casselton Part 5: Evolving Parent-Child Roles When the World Comes Home: Examining the Role of Outside Messages in Communication Exchanges between Parents and Their Boomerang Children Sally Vogl-Bauer Stepfamilies Interfacing Outside the Home: Barriers to Stepparent/stepchild Communication with Educational, Medical, and Legal personnel. Amy J. Johnson, Elizabeth A. Craig, Michel M. Haigh, Eileen S. Gilchrist, and Lindsey T. Lane Interactions Between Gay and Lesbian Foster Parents, the Children Placed in their Home, and the Surrounding Community. Dennis Grady Patrick