Doing Good Parenthood : Ideals and Practices of Parental Involvement

This edited collection shows that good parenthood is neither fixed nor stable. The contributors show how parenthood is equally done by men, women and children, in and through practices involving different normative guidelines. The book explores how normative layers of parenthood are constituted by n...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Sparrman, Anna (Editor), Westerling, Allan (Editor), Lind, Judith (Editor), Dannesboe, Karen Ida (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2016, 2016
Edition:1st ed. 2016
Series:Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Family and Intimate Life
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Doing good parenthood; Judith Lind, Allan Westerling, Anna Sparrman and Karen Ida Dannesboe
  • 1. Time for good parenthood: A study of intercountry adoption assessment; Cecilia Lindgren
  • 2 No one of importance: Lesbian mothers’ constructions of permanently anonymous sperm donors; Anna Malmquist, Anna Polski and Karin Zetterqvist Nelson
  • 3 Parenting on the edge: Doing good parenthood in child protection services interventions; Pernille Juhl
  • 4 Ambitious parents as ideal or disorder: Doing good parenthood in Denmark and Singapore; Dil Bach
  • 5. Ambigous Involvement: Children’s construction of good parenthood; Karen Ida Dannesboe
  • 6 Limited but committed parents: Primary school teachers negotiating good parenthood in a disadvantaged area; Disa Bergnehr
  • 7 Doing good parenthood through online parental involvement in Danish schools; Maria Ørskov Akselvoll
  • 8 Teenagers, alcohol and sex: Doing good parenthood on an on-line discussion board; Judith Lind
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