Sociology: Sociology of the Family

  • Constructing Lived Experiences: Representations of Black Mothers in Child Sexual Abuse Discourses book cover

    Constructing Lived Experiences

    Representations of Black Mothers in Child Sexual Abuse Discourses, 1st Edition

    By Claudia Bernard

    This title was first published in 2001. Employing a black feminist standpoint, Claudia Bernard offers an in-depth study of black mothers’ responses to the abuse of their children and of the factors which shape their reactions and help-seeking behaviour.…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Negotiating Marriage, Family and Work: Experiences of Middle Class Egyptian Women book cover

    Negotiating Marriage, Family and Work

    Experiences of Middle Class Egyptian Women, 1st Edition

    By Dahlia Tawhid Roque

    Trapped between two worlds of social transition and modern progression, young women in the Middle East have for some time been forging means to balance conventional gender roles and marriage expectations, while also advancing their position in society through improved legal status, health, and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • American Chinese Restaurants: Society, Culture and Consumption book cover

    American Chinese Restaurants

    Society, Culture and Consumption, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jenny Banh, Haiming Liu

    With case studies from the USA, Canada, Chile, and other countries in Latin America, American Chinese Restaurants examines the lived experiences of what it is like to work in a Chinese restaurant. The book provides ethnographic insights on small family business, struggling immigrant parents, and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-10 
    Routledge

  • Religious Rights within the Family: From Coerced Manifestation to Dispute Resolution in France, England and Hong Kong book cover

    Religious Rights within the Family

    From Coerced Manifestation to Dispute Resolution in France, England and Hong Kong, 1st Edition

    By Esther Erlings

    It is often asserted that ‘A Family that Prays Together, Stays Together’. But what if a child no longer wishes to pray? This book analyses the law in relation to situations where parents force their children to manifest the parental religion. From thorough examination of international law it…

    Hardback – 2019-08-08 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • The Politics of Military Families: State, Work Organizations, and the Rise of the Negotiation Household book cover

    The Politics of Military Families

    State, Work Organizations, and the Rise of the Negotiation Household, 1st Edition

    Edited by René Moelker, Manon Andres, Nina Rones

    This book examines the politics of military families in relation to the tensions between the state, military organization, and private life. It elaborates on the tensions between the advent of challenging worldwide deployment for the military and the prominence of the home front. The volume aims to…

    Hardback – 2019-07-11 
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • The Routledge Handbook of Global Child Welfare book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Global Child Welfare

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pat Dolan, Nick Frost

    In the context of the increasing global movement of people and a growing evidence base for differing outcomes in child welfare, Routledge Handbook of Global Child Welfare provides a compelling account of child welfare, grounded in the latest theory, policy and practice. Drawing on eminent…

    Paperback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Race, Class, and Gender book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Race, Class, and Gender

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shirley A. Jackson

    The Routledge International Handbook of Race, Class, and Gender chronicles the development, growth, history, impact, and future direction of race, gender, and class studies from a multidisciplinary perspective. The research in this subfield has been wide-ranging, including works in sociology,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Wellbeing of Transnational Muslim Families: Marriage, Law and Gender book cover

    Wellbeing of Transnational Muslim Families

    Marriage, Law and Gender, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marja Tiilikainen, Mulki Al-Sharmani, Sanna Mustasaari

    This book examines the needs, aspirations, strategies, and challenges of transnational Muslim migrants in Europe with regard to family practices such as marriage, divorce and parenting. Critically re-conceptualising ‘wellbeing’ and unpacking its multiple dimensions in the context of Muslim families…

    Hardback – 2019-06-28 
    Routledge
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • Father-Daughter Relationships: Contemporary Research and Issues book cover

    Father-Daughter Relationships

    Contemporary Research and Issues, 2nd Edition

    By Linda Nielsen

    In this fully revised new edition, Father-Daughter Relationships: Contemporary Research and Issues summarises and analyses the most relevant research regarding father-daughter relationships, aiming to break down the persistent misconceptions regarding fatherhood and father-daughter relationships…

    Paperback – 2019-06-20 
    Routledge
    Textbooks in Family Studies

  • Domestic and Family Violence: A Critical Introduction to Knowledge and Practice book cover

    Domestic and Family Violence

    A Critical Introduction to Knowledge and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Silke Meyer, Andrew Frost

    Domestic and family violence (DFV) is an enduring social and public health issue of endemic proportions and global scale with multiple and lasting consequences for those directly affected. This book tackles current debates in the field and addresses the social norms and settings that perpetuate…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge

  • Urban Environments for Healthy Ageing: A Global Perspective book cover

    Urban Environments for Healthy Ageing

    A Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna P Lane

    Around the world, researchers, policy makers and practitioners are working to ensure cities and communities are prepared for the challenges and opportunities of aged and highly urbanized populations. Bringing together stakeholders from Europe, Asia, Australia and North America, this book presents…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Women and Inequality in the 21st Century book cover

    Women and Inequality in the 21st Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brittany C. Slatton, Carla D Brailey

    Recent books have drawn attention to an unfinished gender revolution and the reversal of gender progress. However, this literature primarily focuses on gender inequality in the family and its effect on women’s career and family choices. While an important topic, these works​ ​are critiqued for…

    Paperback – 2019-06-04 
    Routledge

3Series in Sociology of the Family

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