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  • Child-Care and the Psychology of Development

    By Elly Singer

    Are child-care centres good for children? How can we provide good day-care? Feminists have long argued for the provision of day-care facilities so that mothers may be free to work outside the home. The call had enjoyed little support from politicians and experts, however. Feminists had been seen to…

    Hardback – 2017-12-07 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Child Development

  • Fathering in Cultural Contexts

    Developmental and Clinical Issues

    By Jaipaul L Roopnarine, Elif Dede Yildirim

    Fathering in Cultural Contexts brings together the most recent theory and research on fathering in diverse cultural communities. Exploring a range of disciplinary perspectives, fathering is considered within the major sociocultural, demographic and economic factors that influence men’s involvement…

    Paperback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge
    International Texts in Developmental Psychology

  • A Critical Approach to Surrogacy

    Reproductive Desires and Demands

    By Damien W Riggs, Clemence Due

    This comprehensive text makes an important contribution to the study of surrogacy, developing a novel theoretical framework through which to understand the broader social contexts as well as individual decisions at play within surrogacy arrangements. Drawing on empirical research conducted by the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-13
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • Nordic Dialogues on Children and Families

    Edited by Susanne Garvis, Elin Eriksen Ødegaard

    This book brings together key authors from the Nordic countries (Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark and Iceland) to discuss theoretical and empirical research on families and children. Sharing the Nordic perspective from each of the five countries, the book highlights key ideas within and across the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Evolving Families

  • Grandparents in Cultural Context

    Edited by David W. Shwalb, Ziarat Hossain

    Grandparents in Cultural Context gives a long overdue global view of the changing roles of grandparents. The eleven main chapters are by experts in the Americas, Europe and Russia, Asia, and Africa and the Middle East, and the editors integrate their chapters with previous writings on…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge

  • Early Childhood Intervention

    Working with Families of Young Children with Special Needs

    Edited by Hanan Sukkar, Carl J. Dunst, Jane Kirkby

    Early childhood is considered a critical but often vulnerable period in a child’s development where early identification and intervention can be crucial for improving children’s developmental outcomes. Systems and family-centred perspectives are vital to support families and build their capacities…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge
    Evolving Families

  • Contemporary Parenting

    A Global Perspective

    Edited by Guerda Nicolas, Anabel Bejarano, Debbiesiu L. Lee

    Through a global, multidisciplinary perspective, this book describes how four factors influence parenting practices: a countries historical and political background, the parent’s educational history, the economy and the parent’s financial standing, and advances in technology. Case studies that…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08
    Routledge

  • Maternal Sensitivity

    Mary Ainsworth's Enduring Influence on Attachment Theory, Research, and Clinical Applications

    Edited by Klaus E. Grossmann, Inge Bretherton, Everett Waters, Karin Grossmann

    Mary Ainsworth’s work on the importance of maternal sensitivity for the development of infant attachment security is widely recognized as one of the most revolutionary and influential contributions to developmental psychology in the 20th century. Her longitudinal studies of naturalistic…

    Hardback – 2014-11-13
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Father Involvement

    Multidisciplinary Perspectives, Second Edition

    Edited by Natasha J. Cabrera, Catherine S. Tamis-LeMonda

    This second edition reviews the new research findings and theoretical advances on fathers, families, child development, programs, and policies that have occurred in the past decade. Contributors from a range of disciplines and countries showcase contemporary findings within a new common chapter…

    Paperback – 2014-11-10
    Routledge

  • Growing Up Fast

    Re-Visioning Adolescent Mothers' Transitions to Young Adulthood

    By Bonnie J. Ross Leadbeater

    The first edition of Growing Up Fast attempted to counter the stereotype of poor, minority adolescent mothers and describe the diversity of their educational, work, parenting, and relationship experiences. The volume followed a strengths-based approach to understanding why some mothers appeared…

    Paperback – 2014-03-03
    Psychology Press

  • The Primordial Violence

    Spanking Children, Psychological Development, Violence, and Crime

    By Murray A. Straus, Emily M. Douglas, Rose Anne Medeiros

    A CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2014! Why do parents hit those they love? What effect does it have on children? What can be done to end this pattern? These are some of the questions explored in The Primordial Violence. Featuring longitudinal data from over 7,000 U.S. families as well as results…

    Paperback – 2013-08-13
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Parenting

    Volume 3 Being and Becoming a Parent, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Marc H. Bornstein

    Completely revised and expanded from four to five volumes, this new edition of the Handbook of Parenting appears at a time that is momentous in the history of parenting. Parenting and the family are today in a greater state of flux, question, and redefinition than perhaps ever before. We are…

    Paperback – 2012-07-27
    Routledge

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