Sociology: Sociology of the Family

  • 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 – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge

  • 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 being…

    Paperback – 2019-06-04 
    Routledge

  • The Development of Community Engagement from Infancy to Adulthood book cover

    The Development of Community Engagement from Infancy to Adulthood

    1st Edition

    By Susan M Henny, Justin D Hackett

    The Development of Community Engagement from Infancy to Adulthood uses a developmental perspective to trace how individuals develop the cognitive, behavioral, emotional, and moral capacity to be actively engaged in their communities. It also provides an analysis of the role of volunteerism and…

    Hardback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge

  • Between Bohemia and Suburbia: Boburbia in the USA book cover

    Between Bohemia and Suburbia

    Boburbia in the USA, 1st Edition

    By William (Beau) Weston

    This book identifies a distinctive kind of urban neighborhood that is on the rise throughout the USA, the dense, walkable, mixed-use bourgeois-bohemian suburb or the "boburb." It looks at case studies of areas to live in Louisville, Kentucky. Based on scores of interviews with college…

    Hardback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge
    Questioning Cities

  • Intersectionality and Difference in Childhood and Youth: Global Perpsectives book cover

    Intersectionality and Difference in Childhood and Youth

    Global Perpsectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nadia von Benzon, Catherine Wilkinson

    This book explores the alternative experiences of children and young people whose everyday lives contradict ideas and ideals of normalcy from the local to the global context. Presenting empirical research and conceptual interventions from a variety of international contexts, this book seeks to…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • Leisure and the Family Life Cycle book cover

    Leisure and the Family Life Cycle

    1st Edition

    By Rhona Rapoport, Robert N. Rapoport

    This volume, first published in 1975 with a new introduction by Ziona Strelitz, marked a pioneering contribution to family and leisure studies. The study includes empirical material collected in the form of biographical case studies. The case studies are not only rich in detail and well presented,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Leisure Studies

  • Teenage Pregnancy and Education in the Global South: The Case of Mozambique book cover

    Teenage Pregnancy and Education in the Global South

    The Case of Mozambique, 1st Edition

    By Francesca Salvi

    Teenage pregnancy is seen as a problem by researchers and policy makers alike all over the world, but particularly so in the context of developing countries. Here, it is seen as an obstacle to personal and national development, exacerbating the gender gap in education, and placing an additional…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies

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

    Marriage and the Family

    Mirror of a Diverse Global Society, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-04-29 
    Routledge

  • Family and Space: Rethinking Family Theory and Empirical Approaches book cover

    Family and Space

    Rethinking Family Theory and Empirical Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maya Halatcheva-Trapp, Giulia Montanari, Tino Schlinzig

    While the ‘spatial turn’ within the social sciences has already nurtured a broad discussion of the relation between the society and space, little attention has so far been paid to the question of what we can learn about families when exploring space in its different facets. This book brings…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Family Sociology

  • Execution by Family: A Theory of Honor Violence book cover

    Execution by Family

    A Theory of Honor Violence, 1st Edition

    By Mark Cooney

    Across many parts of the world, violence inflicted in the name of family honor is attracting an increasing amount of attention. Family honor violence, otherwise known as honor-based violence, is physical force inflicted primarily on women for conduct defined as dishonorable. This book explores…

    Hardback – 2019-04-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Interpreting the Chinese Diaspora: Identity, Socialisation, and Resilience According to Pierre Bourdieu book cover

    Interpreting the Chinese Diaspora

    Identity, Socialisation, and Resilience According to Pierre Bourdieu, 1st Edition

    By Guanglun Michael Mu, Bonnie Pang

    Globalisation and migration have created a vibrant yet dysphoric world fraught with different, and sometimes competing, practices and discourses. The emergent properties of the modern world inevitably complicate the being, doing, and thinking of Chinese diasporic populations living in predominantly…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Asia in the World

  • Families as Educators for Global Citizenship book cover

    Families as Educators for Global Citizenship

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-03-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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