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parenting

the manner in which the senior managers of a company manage their subordinate companies or business units. Good parenting in the form of dear goals for business unit managers, monitoring of their performance, appropriate rewards and tight financial controls can improve the performance of these business units. See DIVERSIFICATION.
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Items from the childrearing belief scale were imputed prior to computing the scale scores to maximise power (Gottschall, West & Enders, 2012).
Utilization of ethnography in Xiamen, a southern Fujian city at the cross-roads of rapid economic shifts, contributes a greater understanding of the ways in which the dynamics of the traditional family and childrearing practices have been transformed by developments like the one- child policy.
The December Lamp story is a short article on the delays by the Government's Productivity Commission and was in no way intended to offend or negate the important role fathers play in childrearing.
This collection reflects the wide variance in childrearing and infant care, and includes comparisons of practices in two societies in Nigeria, practices in times of war in Uganda, parental values in various levels of assimilation in indigenous populations, practices of caregivers of HIV-infected Thai children, weaning and work in Nepal for mothers and grandmothers, sex workers and their unplanned infants in Indonesia, beliefs about pregnancy and early life in Malawi and the Igbo of Nigeria, and a number of studies of immigrant women, including Indians, Hmong, Afghans and Vietnamese living in Australia and Bolivians living in Italy.
4) Either the childrearing that takes place in them is ignored altogether, or it is seen as an extension of the childrearing that takes place in either home or school, (5) obscuring the distinct childrearing that can be performed between home and school by individuals other than parents, state actors, or children themselves.
Hsiung identifies this historical shift with three changes in the "discourse" on children and childhood: a new emphasis on the importance of early childhood education and moral development; a positive view of strong, even punitive, childrearing sanctions; and an insistence that both girls and boys receive the same education in their early years (p.
Surveying popular media, "expert" childrearing manuals, and newspapers and journals published throughout the century, Stearns shows how schooling, physical and emotional vulnerability, and the rise in influence of commercialism became primary concerns for parents.
Shifting childrearing to single mothers: results from 17 Western countries.
Silk of the University of California, Los Angeles, illuminates the social politics of childrearing.
As I enter my sixth decade of life, with the turmoil of childrearing and menopause behind me, I've experienced a shifting awareness, reflected in a newly-emerging interest in autumn's primary gift: seeds and seed-gathering.