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  • Work-Family Dynamics

    Competing Logics of Regulation, Economy and Morals

    Edited by Berit Brandth, Sigtona Halrynjo, Elin Kvande

    Work-life integration is an increasingly hot topic in the media, social research, governments and in people’s everyday lives. This volume offers a new type of lens for understanding work-family reconciliation by studying how work-family dynamics are shaped, squeezed and developed between consistent…

    Hardback – 2017-02-03 
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights

    Ethical and Philosophical Issues

    Edited by Jaime Ahlberg, Michael Cholbi

    Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights explores important issues at the nexus of two burgeoning areas within moral and social philosophy: procreative ethics and parental rights. Surprisingly, there has been comparatively little scholarly engagement across these subdisciplinary boundaries,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-22 
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • 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 – 2016-12-15 
    Evolving Families

  • Romantic Relationships and Sexuality in Adolescence and Young Adulthood

    The Role of Parents, Peers and Partners

    Edited by Daphne van de Bongardt, Rongqin Yu, Maja Dekovic, Wim Meeus

    Romantic relationship formation and the engagement in sexual behaviors are normative and salient developmental tasks for adolescents and young adults. These developmental tasks are increasingly viewed from an ecological perspective, thus as strongly embedded in different social contexts. This…

    Hardback – 2016-11-04 

  • Teen Pregnancy and Parenting

    Rethinking the Myths and Misperceptions

    By Keri Weed, Jody S Nicholson, Jaelyn R. Farris

    Whether glamorised or stigmatised, teenage parenthood is all too often used to stand for a host of social problems, and empirical research results ignored. Identifying core controversies surrounding teen pregnancy and parenting, this book resolves misperceptions using findings from large-scale,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Nurturing Natures

    Attachment and Children's Emotional, Sociocultural and Brain Development, 2nd Edition

    By Graham Music

    This new edition of the bestselling text, Nurturing Natures, provides an indispensable synthesis of the latest scientific knowledge about children’s emotional development. Integrating a wealth of both up-to-date and classical research from areas such as attachment theory, neuroscience developmental…

    Paperback – 2016-10-21
    Psychology Press

  • Religion and Families

    An Introduction

    By Loren D. Marks, David C. Dollahite

    This is the first multidisciplinary text to address the growing scholarly connection between religion and family life. The latest literature from family studies, psychology, sociology, and religion is reviewed along with narratives drawn from interviews with 200 racially, religiously, and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-10
    Textbooks in Family Studies

  • Grandparenting

    Contemporary Perspectives

    By Susan Moore, Doreen Rosenthal

    Grandparenting: Contemporary Perspectives is one of the first books of its kind to offer a dedicated account of the social and psychological research on this important life stage. Reflecting the contemporary positive approach to ageing, it covers many of the issues that impact the grandparent…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03

  • Great Psychologists as Parents

    Does knowing the theory make you an expert?

    By David Cohen

    Does it make you a better parent if you have pioneered scientific theories of child development? In a unique study, David Cohen compares what great psychologists have said about raising children and the way they did it themselves. Did the experts practice what they preached?   Using an eclectic…

    Paperback – 2016-09-29

  • Family-School Links

    How Do They Affect Educational Outcomes?

    Edited by Alan Booth, Judith F. Dunn

    Based on the presentations and discussions from a national symposium on family-school links held at the Pennsylvania State University, this volume brings together psychologists, sociologists, educators, and policymakers studying the bidirectional effects between schools and families. This topic --…

    Paperback – 2016-07-21
    Penn State University Family Issues Symposia Series

  • Mentoring New Parents at Work

    A Guide for Businesses and Organisations

    By Nicki Seignot, David Clutterbuck

    Investing in your returning talent Becoming a parent is life-changing. Our experience as employers, practitioners, researchers and working parents tells us this is a critical time for offering support to new parents as they navigate the transition, plan for their return and re-engage with work and…

    Paperback – 2016-07-14

  • Couples Coping with Stress

    A Cross-Cultural Perspective

    Edited by Mariana K. Falconier, Ashley K. Randall, Guy Bodenmann

    This is the first book that reviews both empirical and clinical applications of how couples jointly cope with stress - dyadic coping - around the globe. The Systemic-Transactional Stress Model (STM), developed by co-editor Guy Bodenmann, is used as a consistent framework so readers can better…

    Paperback – 2016-05-16

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