On this blog you will find details about our favourite published work, details of events and discussions, and research projects by CPCS associates. Use the buttons at the top to visit the different areas of the Blog.
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Parenting Culture Studies (2nd Edition) We are very pleased indeed to announce that a 2nd Edition of Parenting Culture Studies is now published! Further info can be found on our CPCS Books page
New Directions for Parenting Culture Studies This series of discussions will be held on Zoom through 2024 and will highlight work by early and mid-career colleagues who have made use of ideas set out in Parenting Culture Studies within their work. Further info here
- Parenting culture and feeding babies: a one-day symposium. Catch up with discussion from this event held in May 2023 at the University of Kent, including recordings here
- Read about CPCS and our story and read reflections from research programme leaders, PhD candidates, writers, campaigners and service providers made to mark our 10 year anniversary.
- Watch recordings from our event Parenting before Children? Parenting culture, pregnancy and the ‘pre-conception period’ on YouTube.
- Read about our collaborative project with the Centre for Reproductive Research and Communication, ‘After Choice: FASD and the Managed Woman’
- Charlotte Faircloth is part of a team at UCL (with Katherine Twamley and Humera Iqbal) looking at the impact of Covid on family life. Family Life in a Time of Covid: International Perspectives has just been published by UCL Press! Read more about this strand of our work here Sign up for the launch (in London) on 17th October here
- Visit our page on Generations here and read about a new book series with Bristol University Press edited by Jennie Bristow and Elisabetta Ruspini, Generations, Transitions and Social Change
- Childhood, Wellbeing and Parenting. View details of this project, led by Professor Claude Martin. Read a special issue of Lien Social et Politiques, titled ‘Parental determinism in question: the “parentalization” of the social’, with a paper by Ellie Lee and Jan Macvarish on ‘The helicopter parent and the paradox of intensive parenting’ (in French).
Read this feature in Kent Magazine from when CPCS started out.