Coparenting in diverse family systems.

SelectedWorks Author Profiles:

James P. McHale

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date


Date Issued

January 2002

Date Available

March 2012


Excerpt: “…Our review of the coparenting field begins with a brief discussion of families in historical context, followed by a more recent history…We then outline central conceptual issues in current thinking … and summarize the essential tenets of structural family theory. This is followed by a review of coparenting research…we then provide a section on practical issues…and close with a section summarizing future directions in coparenting theory and research…” (p.76)


Excerpt only. Full-text article is available only through licensed access provided by the publisher. Published in M. H. Bornstein (Ed.) Handbook of Parenting. Volume 3: Being and Becoming a Parent. (2nd. Ed.). New Jersey: Erlbaum (pp. 75-107). Members of the USF System may access the full-text of the article through the authenticated link provided.





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