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  • Effective Parenting for the Hard-to-Manage Child

    A Skills-Based Book, 1st Edition

    By Georgia A. DeGangi, Anne Kendall

    Effective Parenting for the Hard-to-Manage Child is a skills-based book for parents who need practical advice from experts, without all the jargon and generalizations. The book provides specific strategies and techniques for children who are intense, highly reactive, and unable to self-calm. It…

    Paperback – 2007-11-14

  • International Family Change

    Ideational Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rukmalie Jayakody, Arland Thornton, William Axinn

    Many dimensions of family life have changed. Age at marriage has risen, arranged marriages and extended families have declined, intergenerational relationships have been altered, and contraceptive usage has become widespread. Until now, most explanations have focused on structural influences that…

    Paperback – 2007-07-27

  • Promoting Positive Parenting

    An Attachment-Based Intervention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Femmie Juffer, Marian J. Bakermans-Kranenburg, Marinus H. van Ijzendoorn

    This book illuminates the successful implementations of one of the few evidence-based parenting intervention programs. More than 20 years ago the editors began experimenting with videotaping parental behavior in order to enhance parents' sensitivity to their children’s signals. This new book…

    Paperback – 2007-07-23
    Monographs in Parenting Series

  • Coping with Infertility

    Clinically Proven Ways of Managing the Emotional Roller Coaster, 1st Edition

    By Negar Nicole Jacobs, William T. O'Donohue

    Coping with Infertility is an essential source of emotional support for any couple struggling with involuntary childlessness. The book offers proven techniques and real-life examples from both men and women, in order to outline common emotional reactions and remind couples that they are not alone…

    Paperback – 2006-11-03

  • Making Room in Our Hearts

    Keeping Family Ties through Open Adoption, 1st Edition

    By Micky Duxbury

    Adopted persons face challenges their entire lives as they struggle to answer the most basic question: Who am I? The hope of open adoption is that adopted children will develop stronger identities if they have the opportunity to develop healthy ongoing relationships with their families of origin.…

    Paperback – 2006-10-23

  • Family Identity

    Ties, Symbols, and Transitions, 1st Edition

    By Vittorio Cigoli, Eugenia Scabini

    Gender, generations, and lineage; faith, hope, and justice; gifts, duties, and debts; affection, responsibility, and generativity; values, secrets, and objectives; transmissions and transitions: these are the primary themes of family. They refer to what the family relationship builds in terms of…

    Paperback – 2006-10-18

  • Falling in Love

    Why We Choose the Lovers We Choose, 2nd Edition

    By Ayala Malach Pines, Ayala Malach Pines

    Falling in Love is the first book to unlock the mysteries of how and why we fall in love. Renowned psychologist Ayala Pines shows us why we fall for the people we do, and argues convincingly that we love neither by chance nor by accident. She offers sound advice for making the right choices…

    Paperback – 2005-06-24

  • Welcome Home!

    An International and Nontraditional Adoption Reader, 1st Edition

    By Lita Linzer Schwartz, Florence Kaslow

    Examine the pros and cons of nontraditional adoption! Welcome Home! An International and Nontraditional Adoption Reader is an essential guide to the process, pros, and cons of adopting children from outside the United States, with special needs, and/or from a different racial/cultural background.…

    Paperback – 2003-10-09

  • Women's Stories of Divorce at Childbirth

    When the Baby Rocks the Cradle, 1st Edition

    By Hilary Hoge

    Explore the reasons that new families break up!This landmark book examines the causes and consequences of divorce occurring during pregnancy or within a year of childbirth. Women’s Stories of Divorce at Childbirth: When the Baby Rocks the Cradle draws from the experiences of seventeen women who…

    Hardback – 2002-05-29

  • Post-Natal Depression

    Psychology, Science and the Transition to Motherhood, 1st Edition

    By Paula Nicolson

    Post-Natal Depression challenges the expectation that it is normal to be a 'happy mother'. It provides a radical critique of the traditional medical and social science explanations of 'post natal depression' by supplying a systematic feminist psychological analysis of women's experiences following…

    Paperback – 1998-06-18
    Women and Psychology

  • Re-thinking Abortion

    Psychology, Gender and the Law, 1st Edition

    By Mary Boyle

    Women have been able to have abortions legally for over 30 years. Yet few books have considered it as anything other than a health issue. Mary Boyle breaks this mould by considering the constructions of abortion in Western society. Drawing on ideas from sociology, politics, anthropology and law…

    Paperback – 1997-11-06
    Women and Psychology

  • Who's Fit to be a Parent?

    1st Edition

    By Mukti Jain Campion

    In recent years the notion of parenting and parenthood have increasingly come under examination from the media and professionals and, in particular, government and politicians. More and more, parents are being held to account by society for their failure to deliver the sort of citizens it wants.…

    Hardback – 1995-01-19

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