Sociology of the Family Products

  • Delivering Family Justice in Late Modern Society in the wake of Legal Aid Reform

    Edited by Mavis Maclean

    Legal aid for family cases in private law, mainly divorce and separation, where the state is not directly involved as it is in public law cases where there are issues of domestic violence or neglect or abuse of children, came to an abrupt end together with help for welfare and immigration cases on…

    Hardback – 2016-11-04 
    Routledge

  • Unmarried Women in Japan

    The drift into singlehood

    By Akiko Yoshida

    Yoshida addresses the common misconceptions of single, never-married women and aims to uncover the major social and cultural factors contributing to this phenomenon in Japan. Based on interviews with married and never-married women aged 25-46, she argues that the increasing rate of female…

    Hardback – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Children, Young People and Care

    Edited by John Horton, Michelle Pyer

    This book brings together new, multidisciplinary research on the lives and experiences of children and young people as carers, as cared for, and in relation to spaces and institutions of care. The contributions are organised into three key themes, with each section containing a section introduction…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • From Civil Partnerships to Same-Sex Marriage

    Interdisciplinary Reflections

    Edited by Nicola Barker, Daniel Monk

    The Civil Partnership Act 2004 (CPA) and the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2014 (MSSCA) are important legal, social and historical landmarks, rich in symbolic, material and cultural meanings. While fiercely opposed by many, within mainstream narratives they are often represented as a victory in a…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary African American Families

    Achievements, Challenges, and Empowerment Strategies in the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Dorothy Smith-Ruiz, Marcia Watson, Sherri Lawson Clark

    For decades the black community has been perceived, both in the United States and around the world, as one which thinks alike, acts alike and lives alike - in poor and downtrodden environments. Following the persistent effects of the great recession and the American elections of 2008, now more than…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • Privatised Motherhood

    Confession and Anxiety in Neoliberal Times

    By Ruth Cain

    The privatisation of relationships of care and dependency is increasing; the new social media is facilitating a "confessional" society and our press is keen to interrogate every dimension of our relationships. The combined cultural effect of these elements has created a paradoxical gap within which…

    Hardback – 2016-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Grandparents

    Archetypal and clinical perspectives on grandparent-grandchild relationships

    By Isabelle Meier

    Isabelle Meier presents a unique examination of the relationship between grandparents and grandchildren, viewed through the lens of analytical psychology. This relationship can have a huge impact on psychological development, yet it has been largely neglected in studies of the family. Meier…

    Paperback – 2016-10-05 
    Routledge

  • Learning Through Observation in Social Work

    A Bio-Psychosocial and Developmental Perspective

    By Claudia Megele

    Observation has long been recognised as an important and valuable component of social work teaching and learning and is an essential part of social work training programmes. Learning Through Observation in Social Work develops the reader’s understanding and appreciation of observation, its…

    Paperback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Nurture and Neglect: Childhood in Sixteenth-Century Northern England

    By Loretta A. Dolan

    Nurture and Neglect: Childhood in Sixteenth-Century Northern England addresses a number of anomalies in the existing historiography surrounding the experience of children in urban and rural communities in sixteenth-century northern England. In contrast to much recent scholarship that has focused on…

    Hardback – 2016-09-22 
    Routledge

  • Grandparenting

    Contemporary Perspectives

    By Susan Moore, Doreen Rosenthal

    Grandparenting: Contemporary Perspectives is one of the first books of its kind to offer a dedicated account of the social and psychological research on this important life stage. Reflecting the contemporary positive approach to ageing, it covers many of the issues that impact the grandparent…

    Paperback – 2016-09-20 
    Routledge

  • Youth in the Former Soviet South

    Everyday Lives between Experimentation and Regulation

    Edited by Stefan B. Kirmse

    This book offers the first comprehensive analysis of youth, in all its diversity, in Muslim Central Asia and the Caucasus. It brings together a range of academic perspectives, including media studies, Islamic studies, the sociology of youth, and social anthropology. While most discussions of youth…

    Paperback – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • 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 – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

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