Sociology of the Family Products

  • Youth in the Former Soviet South

    Everyday Lives between Experimentation and Regulation

    Edited by Stefan B. Kirmse

    This book offers the first comprehensive analysis of youth, in all its diversity, in Muslim Central Asia and the Caucasus. It brings together a range of academic perspectives, including media studies, Islamic studies, the sociology of youth, and social anthropology. While most discussions of youth…

    Paperback – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Getting Married

    The Public Nature of Our Private Relationships

    By Carrie Yodanis, Sean Lauer

    This book explores current patterns in marriage and shows that even with changes in marriage and family, nearly all Americans still marry at some point in their lives and when they marry, they behave much like other married people. From getting engaged to breaking up, people follow established and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-29 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Sociological Perspectives

  • Family Estrangement

    A Matter of Perspective

    By Kylie Agllias

    Family estrangement is larger than conflict and more complicated than betrayal. It is entwined in contradictory beliefs, values, behaviours and goals and is the result of at least one member of the family considering reconciliation impossible and/or undesirable. The cessation of familial relations,…

    Hardback – 2016-08-23 
    Routledge

  • Family Estrangement

    A Matter of Perspective

    By Kylie Agllias

    Family estrangement is larger than conflict and more complicated than betrayal. It is entwined in contradictory beliefs, values, behaviours and goals and is the result of at least one member of the family considering reconciliation impossible and/or undesirable. The cessation of familial relations,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-23 
    Routledge

  • Childhood Studies, 4-vol. set

    Edited by Heather Montgomery

    This landmark publication from Routledge reflects the widespread recognition of Childhood Studies as a significant and mature area of cross-disciplinary study and research. And as serious scholarly work in and around Childhood Studies blossoms as never before, this new four-volume collection from…

    Hardback – 2016-08-15 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

  • Children, Youth and Development

    2nd Edition

    By Nicola Ansell

    The new updated edition of Children, Youth and Development explores the varied ways in which global processes in the form of development policies, economic and cultural globalisation, and international agreements interact with more locally specific practices to shape the lives of young people…

    Paperback – 2016-08-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Family, Culture, and Self in the Development of Eating Disorders

    By Susan Haworth-Hoeppner

    This book takes a unique approach to the examination of the eating disorder, anorexia nervosa (and bulimia). White, middle-class, heterosexual women share their insights into the emergence of their illnesses through detailed interviews that consider perceptions of the role of family, the influence…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Gender Roles in Ireland

    Three Decades of Attitude Change

    By Margret Fine-Davis

    Gender Roles in Ireland: three decades of attitude change documents changing attitudes toward the role of women in Ireland from 1975 to 2005, a key period of social change in this society. The book presents replicated measures from four separate surveys carried out over three decades. These cover a…

    Paperback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Our Children and Other Animals

    The Cultural Construction of Human-Animal Relations in Childhood

    By Matthew Cole, Kate Stewart

    Focusing on the socialization of the human use of other animals as resources in contemporary Western society, this book explores the cultural reproduction of human-nonhuman animal relations in childhood. With close attention to the dominant practices through which children encounter animals and…

    Paperback – 2016-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Elizabeth Gaskell

    By Angus Easson

    First published in 1979, this book looks at every aspect of the life and work of Elizabeth Gaskell, including her lesser known novels and writings — especially those concerning life in the industrial north of Victorian England. It shows how her work springs from a culture and society which pervades…

    Hardback – 2016-07-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • Elizabeth Gaskell

    By John McVeagh

    First published in 1970, this study demonstrates both the range and essential unity of the works of Mrs. Gaskell. The author analyses the novels of social criticism, the biography of Charlotte Brontë and the novels of country life as distinct expressions of her genius, commenting on recurrent…

    Hardback – 2016-07-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • Intimacy and Reproduction in Contemporary Japan

    By Genaro Castro-Vázquez

    This book presents an ethnographic investigation of intimate and reproductive behaviour in current Japanese society, grounded in the viewpoints of a group of Japanese mothers. It adopts a new approach in studying the decreasing fertility rates which are contributing to the ageing population in…

    Hardback – 2016-07-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

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