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  • 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 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 – 2016-08-08 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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
    Memoirs of the Court of George III

  • White Weddings

    Romancing Heterosexuality in Popular Culture, 3rd Edition

    By Chrys Ingraham

    This is a groundbreaking study of our culture's obsession with weddings. By examining popular films, commercials, magazines, advertising, television sitcoms and even children's toys, this book shows the pervasive influence of weddings in our culture and the important role they play in maintaining…

    Paperback – 2016-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Family Violence

    Legal, Medical, and Social Perspectives, 8th Edition

    By Paul Harvey Wallace, Cliff Roberson

    Family Violence: Legal, Medical, and Social Perspectives examines the entire spectrum of family violence, focusing on social processes and social relationships. The eighth edition is a multidisciplinary introduction to the study of domestic violence that guides readers to a better understanding of…

    Paperback – 2016-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Configurations of Family in Contemporary Japan

    Edited by Tomoko Aoyama, Laura Dales, Romit Dasgupta

    The middle-class nuclear family model has long dominated discourses on family in Japan. Yet there have always been multiple configurations of family and kinship, which, in the context of significant socio-economic and demographic shifts since the 1990s, have become increasingly visible in public…

    Paperback – 2016-06-18 
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of Family Law and Policy

    Edited by John Eekelaar, Rob George

    Changes in family structures, demographics, social attitudes and economic policies over the last sixty years have had a large impact on family lives and correspondingly on family law. This book provides global perspectives on the policy challenges facing family law and policy round the world. The…

    Paperback – 2016-06-17 
    Routledge

  • Intergenerational Learning

    Age, Education and the Production of Knowledge

    By John Field, Heather Lynch, Irene Malcolm

    This is the first research-based book-length English language study of intergenerational learning. Here the authors define intergenerational learning broadly, as the migration of knowledge and skills between different generations across the life course. This is an important topic for education…

    Paperback – 2016-06-15 
    Routledge

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