Sociology of the Family Products

  • Gender, Intimacy and Contemporary Ireland

    Edited by Róisín Ryan-Flood

    This edited collection explores the dramatic transformations in intimate life that have taken place in Ireland in recent years. A new multiculturalism, availability of divorce and the introduction of civil partnership for same sex couples all herald significant changes in Irish life. Divorce and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-31 
    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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • Smartphone Cultures

    Edited by Jane Vincent, LESLIE HADDON

    Smartphone Cultures explores emerging questions about the ways in which this mobile technology and its apps have been produced, represented, regulated and incorporated into everyday social practices, as the various authors in this volume each locate their contributions within the circuit of culture…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Marriage and the Family

    Mirror of a Diverse Global Society

    By Julie Xuemei Hu, Shondrah Tarrezz Nash

    Marriage and the Family: Mirror of a Diverse Global Society is a comprehensive text about marriage and the family in sociology, family science, and diversity studies. The book is divided into four parts: studying marriage patterns and understanding the family diversity; developing and maintaining…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge

  • A Perfect Union?

    Television and the Winning of Same-Sex Marriage

    By Cory Albertson

    On June 26, 2015, Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy declared same-sex marriage "is so ordered" across the United States. The day will no doubt be remembered as a landmark shift in how U.S. society views and validates marriage and romantic relationships. But the shift would not have happened…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge
    The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

  • Refiguring the Postmaternal

    Feminist Responses to the Forgetting of Motherhood

    Edited by Maria Fannin, Maud Perrier

    This book explores the concept of the ‘postmaternal’ as a response to changing cultural, political and economic conditions for motherhood and responds to Julie Stephens’ contention that gender-neutral feminism has led to a forgetting of the maternal within feminist memory. In Confronting…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Teenage Pregnancy and Young Parenthood

    Effective Policy and Practice

    By Alison Hadley

    Teenage Pregnancy and Young Parenthood provides a comprehensive, unparalleled insight into the UK Government’s highly successful Teenage Pregnancy Strategy (TPS) for England which reduced the under-18 pregnancy rate by well over 50%, and considers how the lessons from this policy can be applied…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08 
    Routledge
    Adolescence and Society

  • 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 – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • 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

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