Sociology of the Family Products

  • 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

  • The New Citizenship of the Family

    Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Henry Cavanna

    This title was first published in 2000:  This volume offers international comparative perspectives and critical analyses of the interconnections between family behaviour and its political regulation, the new economics of the family and the role of the family in building citizenship.…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Constructing Lived Experiences

    Representations of Black Mothers in Child Sexual Abuse Discourses

    By Claudia Bernard

    This title was first published in 2001. Employing a black feminist standpoint, Claudia Bernard offers an in-depth study of black mothers’ responses to the abuse of their children and of the factors which shape their reactions and help-seeking behaviour.…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Gender, Family and Work in Tanzania

    By Colin Creighton, C.K. Omari

    This title was first published in 2000. The essays in this volume explore the changing nature of family and gender relations in contemporary Tanzania. Particular attention is paid to the social construction of marriage and to the interplay of family life and gender relations with economic processes…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Time, Temporality and Motherhood

    Edited by Rachel Colls, Abi McNiven

    This edited collection provides a distinctive contribution to motherhood studies by addressing how becoming a mother is influenced not just by place and space but also by time and temporality. It explores the complexity and multiple temporalities that surround mothering, such as dreaming about…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Families as Educators for Global Citizenship

    By Judith A. Myers-Walls, Péter Somlai

    This title was first published in 2001. All people and regions of the world are deeply affected by world events, no matter how closely they embrace or how actively they try to resist their impact. This book explores some of the ways globalization has changed and formed children, youth, and families…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Mothers, Young People and Chronic Illness

    By Clare Williams

    This title was first published in 2003: Although young people are generally very healthy, it has become clear that many of the health behaviours of young people can have serious consequences later in life. This is particularly so with the management of chronic illness, where poor management can…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Engaging Theories in Family Communication

    Multiple Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Dawn Braithwaite, Elizabeth Suter, Kory Floyd

    Engaging Theories in Family Communication, Second Edition delves deeply into the key theories in family communication, focusing both on those theories originating within the communication discipline and allied disciplines. Contributors write on their specific areas of expertise, resulting in an…

    Paperback – 2017-09-27 
    Routledge

  • Teenage Pregnancy and Young Parenthood

    Effective Practice and Policy

    By Alison Hadley

    This essential book provides a comprehensive compendium of the learning from the Teenage Pregnancy Strategy (TPS) in the UK, and considers how the lessons can be applied internationally. It sets out the rationale for prioritising teenage pregnancy and the evidence for what works both in helping…

    Paperback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge
    Adolescence and Society

  • Different Childhoods

    Non/Normative Development and Transgressive Trajectories

    Edited by Lindsay O'Dell, Charlotte Brownlow, Hanna Bertilsdotter-Rosqvist

    Different Childhoods: Non/Normative Development and Transgressive Trajectories opens up new avenues for exploring children’s development as contextual, provisional and locally produced, rather than a unitary, universal and consistent process. This edited collection frames a critical exploration of…

    Paperback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Queering Families, Schooling Publics

    Keywords

    By Anne M. Harris, Stacy Holman Jones, Sandra L. Faulkner, Eloise D. Brook

    At a time of increasingly diverse and dynamic debates on the intersections of contemporary LGBTQ rights, trans* visibility, same-sex families, and sexualities education, there is surprisingly little writing on what it means to queer notions of family and kinship networks in global context. Building…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Gender and Sexuality in Education

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