Sociology: Sociology of the Family

  • Marriage and the Family: Mirror of a Diverse Global Society book cover

    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 – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Reproductive Geographies: Bodies, Places and Politics book cover

    Reproductive Geographies

    Bodies, Places and Politics

    Edited by Marcia R. England, Maria Fannin, Helen Hazen

    The sites, spaces and subjects of reproduction are distinctly geographical. Reproductive geographies span different scales - bodily, home, local, national, global - and movements across space. This book expands our understanding of the socio-cultural and spatial aspects of fertility, pregnancy and…

    Hardback – 2018-10-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • The Relationship Cards book cover

    The Relationship Cards

    By Margot Sunderland, Nicky Armstrong

    The Relationship Cards are 48 emotive and artistic images designed to help people to review the key relationships in their lives in a meaningful and often transformative way. The cards provide an engaging way for people to talk about and clarify their feelings, while reflecting on what they value…

    FLC – 2018-10-18 
    Routledge
    Draw On

  • Privatised Motherhood: Confession and Anxiety in Neoliberal Times book cover

    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 – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Time, Temporality and Motherhood book cover

    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 – 2018-10-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Feeding Children Inside and Outside the Home: Critical Perspectives book cover

    Feeding Children Inside and Outside the Home

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Vicki Harman, Benedetta Cappellini, Charlotte Faircloth

    This cross-disciplinary volume brings together diverse perspectives on children’s food occasions inside and outside of the home across different geographical locations. By unpacking mundane food occasions - from school dinners to domestic meals and from breakfast to snacks - Feeding Children Inside…

    Hardback – 2018-10-08 
    Routledge
    Sociological Futures

  • Living Under Sex Offender Laws: The Collateral Consequences for Offenders and their Families book cover

    Living Under Sex Offender Laws

    The Collateral Consequences for Offenders and their Families

    By Tusty ten Bensel, Lisa Sample

    Individuals convicted of crimes often face barriers upon returning to society, such as full participation in the economy, the polity, the housing market, and other citizenship activities. Without a stake in society, people can become disengaged from conventional activities and feel free to deviate…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Directions and Developments in Criminal Justice and Law

  • Draw on Your Relationships book cover

    Draw on Your Relationships

    2nd Edition

    By Margot Sunderland, Nicky Armstrong

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Draw On

  • Therapeutic Worlds: Popular Psychology and the Socio-Cultural Organisation of Intimate Life book cover

    Therapeutic Worlds

    Popular Psychology and the Socio-Cultural Organisation of Intimate Life

    By Daniel Nehring, Dylan Kerrigan

    This book builds a fresh perspective on therapeutic narratives of intimate life. Focusing on the question of how popular psychology organises everyday experiences of intimacy, its argument is grounded in qualitative research in Trinidad in the Anglophone Caribbean. Against the backdrop of Trinidad…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Therapeutic Cultures

  • Squeezing Birth into Working Life: Household Panel Data Analyses Comparing Germany, Great Britain, Sweden and The Netherlands book cover

    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 – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Families as Educators for Global Citizenship book cover

    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 – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Mothers, Young People and Chronic Illness book cover

    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 – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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