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- Blasted Heath Ltd 2013; US$ 4.36
Anyone who?s dabbled with internet dating has a story to tell but few tell them as well as Julie McDowall. Her online dating blog was an instant sensation when she charted her bizarre and hilarious experiences in search of the perfect man. Or at least a man who wasn?t a total freak. Or, failing that, a freak who was freaky in the right ways… Now... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 29.95
The 1950s religious boom was organized around the male-breadwinner lifestyle in the burgeoning postwar suburbs. But since the 1950s, family life has been fundamentally reconfigured in the United States. How do religion and family fit together today? This book examines how religious congregations in America have responded to changes in family structure,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
Drawing on rich interview material and adopting a life history approach, this book examines the agency of women living in insecure and uncertain conflict situations. It explores the effects of the Israeli policy of closure against Gaza and the resulting humanitarian crisis in relation to gender relations and gender subjectivity. With attention to the... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 68.99
The past thirty years have seen an explosion of interest in Greek and Roman social history, particularly studies of women and the family. Until recently these studies did not focus especially on children and childhood, but considered children in the larger context of family continuity and inter-family relationships, or legal issues like legitimacy,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00
Informal folk narrative genres such as gossip, advice, rumor, and urban legends provide a unique window into popular formations of AIDS and gender conflict in Africa. The first book on the subject to draw primarily on such narratives, this book shows how they provide rich insights into the struggles of people living in an era of social upheaval. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95
This book places childbirth in early-modern England within a wider network of social institutions and relationships. Starting with illegitimacy - the violation of the marital norm - it proceeds through marriage to the wider gender-order and so to the ceremony of childbirth, the popular ritual through which women collectively controlled... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 18.99
"A very funny, candid, and heartwarming look at bridal mania. Bride in Overdrive is a must-read for brides and the people who love them." - Cara Lockwood, author of I Do (But I Don't) Jorie Green was a practical, levelheaded, modern woman before she got engaged. But the moment boyfriend Barry slid that sparkly ring onto her finger, she went... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 154.95
Through the use of a wide variety of methodological and theoretical perspectives, the family scholars in this volume provide considerable insight into the ways in which families are changing, adapting, and evolving. With research studies from around the world it is intended to provide a more global understanding of family change. more...
- Constable & Robinson 2013; US$ 14.57
In September 1939, much military slang still dated to the trenches of 1914-18 - for instance words such as 'Berthas' (meaning big breasts), taken from the German Big Bertha gun . But World War II soon gave birth to a new wave of armed forces slang such as 'wizard prang', D.S.O (Dick Shot Off), and bazookas (back to breasts again). Some British terms... more...
- Faithwords 2013; US$ 9.99
Dating, commitment, kids, and family--it's all hard work, and when you come from different religious backgrounds it's even harder. Jon, a Catholic writer, and Michal, a Reconstructionist rabbi, live out the challenges of an interfaith relationship everyday as husband and wife, and as parents to their daughter Sima, who is being raised Jewish.... more...