Sociology of the Family Products

  • Families, Young People, Physical Activity and Health

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Symeon Dagkas, Lisette Burrows

    The family is an important site for the transmission of knowledge and cultural values. Amidst claims that young people are failing to follow health advice, dropping out of sport and at risk of an ever-expanding list of lifestyle diseases, families have become the target of government interventions.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Children of Incarcerated Parents

    Challenges and Promise

    Edited by Marian S. Harris, J. Mark Eddy

    This book highlights the myriad factors that can impact the children of incarcerated parents. It is no secret that the United States continues to be the leading nation for the incarceration of men and women, and this this large prison population includes approximately 120,000 incarcerated mothers…

    Hardback – 2017-11-16 
    Routledge

  • Mana Tangatarua

    Mixed heritages, ethnic identity and biculturalism in Aotearoa/New Zealand

    Edited by Zarine L. Rocha, Melinda Webber

    This volume explores mixed race/mixed ethnic identities in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Mixed race and mixed ethnic identity are growing in popularity as research topics around the world. This edited collection looks at mixed race and mixed ethnic identity in New Zealand: a unique context, as multiple…

    Hardback – 2017-11-10 
    Routledge

  • The Father

    Historical, Psychological and Cultural Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    By Luigi Zoja

    Countless children throughout the world grow up without fathers. In this revised and updated edition of The Father, accompanied by a new preface, Luigi Zoja studies the reasons for this and assesses the contribution of this phenomenon to social and psychological problems. Using examples from…

    Paperback – 2017-11-07 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Childhood, Literature, and Science

    Fragile Subjects

    Edited by Jutta Ahlbeck, Päivi Lappalainen, Kati Launis, Kirsi Tuohela

    How do we understand, imagine and remember childhood? In what ways do cultural representations and scientific discourses meet in their ways of portraying children? Childhood, Literature and Science aims to answer these questions by tracing how images of childhood(s) and children in western…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Transnational Pakistani Connections

    Marrying ‘Back Home’

    By Katharine Charsley

    Since restrictions on commonwealth labour immigration to Britain in the 1960s, marriage has been the dominant form of migration between Pakistan and the UK. Most transnational Pakistani marriages are between cousins or other more distant relatives, lending a particular texture to this transnational…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • 'Helicopter Parenting' and 'Boomerang Children'

    How Parents Support and Relate to Their Student and Co-Resident Graduate Children

    By Anne West, Jane Lewis

    Hardback – 2017-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Fertility, Health and Lone Parenting

    European Contexts

    Edited by Fabienne Portier-Le Cocq

    In Europe, the percentage of lone-parent families has risen from 14% to 19% between 1996 and 2012. Only in Greece and Finland did the rates fall, while in Denmark and the Republic of Ireland the rise has reached or exceeded 10 percent. As of 2017, there are 2.9 million lone parents with…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Love and Marriage in Globalizing China

    By Wang Pan

    As China globalizes, the number of marriages between Chinese people and foreigners is increasing. These Chinese--foreign marriages have profound implications for China’s cultural identity. This book, based on extensive original research, outlines the different types of Chinese--foreign marriage,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Squeezing Birth into Working Life

    Household Panel Data Analyses Comparing Germany, Great Britain, Sweden and The Netherlands

    By Cécile Wetzels

    This title was first published in 2001. Increasingly, young women throughout Europe educate themselves for a life-long labour market career. So, where does birth fit into a young woman's curriculum vitae? This book takes a welfare state comparative perspective on this issue, analyzing relevant…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Changing Family and Child Development

    By Claudio Violato, Elizabeth Oddone-Paolucci

    This title was first published in 2000: This book is based on selected papers from a major international congress of the same name that was held at the University of Calgary in July 1997. The contributors come from Canada, England, Italy, United States, Hong Kong and New Zealand where they are…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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