Faculty Publications


Coparenting : a conceptual and clinical examination of family systems.

SelectedWorks Author Profiles:

James P. McHale

Document Type


Publication Date


Date Issued

January 2011

Date Available

August 2012




Introduction : what is coparenting? / James P. McHale and Kristin M. Lindahl -- Coparenting in diverse family systems / James P. McHale and Karina Irace -- Coparenting in two-parent nuclear families / Sarah C. Mangelsdorf, Daniel J. Laxman, and Allison Jessee -- Coparenting in extended kinship systems : African American, Hispanic, Asian heritage, and Native American families / Deborah J. Jones and Kristin M. Lindahl -- Coparenting in fragile families : understanding how parents work together after a nonmarital birth / Marcia J. Carlson and Robin S. Högnäs -- Coparenting in families with adolescent mothers / Laura D. Pitman and Rebekah Levine Coley -- Coparenting among lesbian and gay couples / Charlotte J. Patterson and Rachel H. Farr -- Assessing coparenting / James P. McHale -- Coparenting interventions for expecting parents / Mark E. Feinberg and Kari-Lyn Sakuma -- Coparenting interventions for unmarried parents / Francesca Adler-Baeder and Karen A. Shirer -- Coparenting in family-infant triads : the use of observation in systemic interventions / France Frascarolo, Elisabeth Fivaz, and Nicolas Favez -- Coparenting after divorce : paving pathways for parental cooperation, conflict resolution, and redefined family roles / Marsha Kline Pruett and Tracy Donsky -- Coparenting practices among families in the foster care system / Daniela Montalto and L. Oriana Linares -- Coparenting in multigenerational family systems : clinical and policy implications / James P. Gleeson, Anne L. Strozier, and Kerry A. Littlewood -- Afterword : coparenting as paradigm / James P. McHale.


xii, 314 p. : ill. ; 27 cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. For full access, check out the book through the USF St. Petersburg Library (HQ755.8 .C663 2011), request it on interlibrary loan, or order it through a book dealer. Members of the USF System may access the full-text of the article through the authenticated link provided.




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