Sociology of the Family Products

  • Culture as a Vocation

    Sociology of career choices in cultural management

    By Vincent Dubois

    Vocational occupations are attractive not so much for their material rewards as for the prestige and self-fulfillment they confer. They require a strong personal commitment, which can be subjectively experienced in terms of passion and selflessness. The choice of a career in the cultural sector…

    Hardback – 2015-11-12 
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Twentieth Century Population Thinking

    A Critical Reader of Primary Sources

    Edited by The Population Knowledge Network

    This reader on the history of demography and historical perspectives on "population" in the twentieth century features a unique collection of primary sources from around the globe, written by scholars, politicians, journalists, and activists. Many of the sources are available in English for the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Migration and Identity in Central Asia

    The Uzbek Experience

    By Rano Turaeva

    This book is an ethnographic and sociolinguistic study of Uzbek migrants in the capital city of Uzbekistan. The ethnographic details of the book represent post-Soviet urban realities on the ground where various forms of belonging clash and kinship ties are reinforced within social safety networks.…

    Hardback – 2015-10-06 
    Routledge
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Changing Marriage Patterns in Southeast Asia

    Economic and Socio-Cultural Dimensions

    Edited by Gavin W. Jones, Terence H. Hull, Maznah Mohamad

    Various forms of partnering – such as officially registered marriages, cohabiting relationships, and other kinds of relatively stable relationships - are crucial in the formation of families throughout the world. Although, today, forms of partnering in the region are not restricted to formal…

    Paperback – 2015-09-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Transnational Aging

    Current Insights and Future Challenges

    Edited by Vincent Horn, Cornelia Schweppe

    This book focuses on the diverse interrelationships between aging and transnationalism. It argues that the lives of older people are increasingly entangled in transnational contexts on the social as well as the cultural, economic and political levels. Within these contexts, older people both…

    Hardback – 2015-09-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Transnationalism

  • Consuming Families

    Buying, Making, Producing Family Life in the 21st Century

    By Jo Lindsay, JaneMaree Maher

    This book explores contemporary families as sites of consumption, examining the changing contexts of family life, where new forms of family are altering how family life is practised and produced, and addressing key social issues – childhood obesity, alchohol and drug addiction, social…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Transnational Families, Migration and the Circulation of Care

    Understanding Mobility and Absence in Family Life

    Edited by Loretta Baldassar, Laura Merla

    Without denying the difficulties that confront migrants and their distant kin, this volume highlights the agency of family members in transnational processes of care, in an effort to acknowledge the transnational family as an increasingly common family form and to question the predominantly…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Transnationalism

  • Parenting in Global Perspective

    Negotiating Ideologies of Kinship, Self and Politics

    Edited by Charlotte Faircloth, Diane M. Hoffman, Linda L. Layne

    Drawing on both sociological and anthropological perspectives, this volume explores cross-national trends and everyday experiences of ‘parenting’. Parenting in Global Perspective examines the significance of ‘parenting’ as a subject of professional expertise, and activity in which adults are…

    Paperback – 2015-08-31 
    Routledge
    Relationships and Resources

  • Evidence-based Parenting Education

    A Global Perspective

    Edited by James J. Ponzetti, Jr.

    This is the first book to provide a multidisciplinary, critical, and global overview of evidence-based parenting education (PEd) programs. Readers are introduced to the best practices for designing, implementing, and evaluating effective PEd programs in order to teach clients how to be effective…

    Paperback – 2015-08-25 
    Routledge
    Textbooks in Family Studies

  • Social Work, Marriage, and Ethnicity

    Policy and Practice

    Edited by Colita Fairfax

    By looking at a variety of racial and ethnic groups in society, Social Work, Marriage and Ethnicity examines the conventional knowledge, theories and best practices relating to marriages. Contributors address marriage interventions, female empowerment, parenting, and cohabitation, as well as the…

    Hardback – 2015-08-18 
    Routledge

  • Fathers in Families

    The Changing Role of the Father in the Family

    Edited by Dorothea E. Dette-Hagenmeyer, Andrea B. Erzinger, Barbara Reichle

    The role of the father in a family and for his children has varied greatly throughout history. However, scientific research into fatherhood began relatively late at the end of the 1960s and early 1970s, with a strong focus on the impact of the father on child development. This book focuses on the…

    Hardback – 2015-08-06 
    Routledge

  • Encyclopedia of Homosexuality

    Volume I

    Edited by Wayne R. Dynes

    First published in 1990, The Encyclopedia of Homosexuality brings together a collection of outstanding articles that were, at the time of this book’s original publication, classic, pioneering, and recent. Together, the two volumes provide scholarship on male and female homosexuality and bisexuality…

    Hardback – 2015-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Encyclopedia of Homosexuality

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