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  • Homosexuality and Family Relationsby Marvin B Sussman

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 65.95

    The first book of its kind, Homosexuality and Family Relations focuses on the effects of homosexuality and being homosexual on individuals in families and on the family as a group. Edited by Frederick W. Bozett, RN, DNS, and Marvin B. Sussman, PhD, this informative and enlightening volume examines the multiple varieties of family forms in which gay... more...

  • Pets and the Familyby Marvin B Sussman

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 48.95

    This major work summarizes the recent research and findings on the interactions of pets and their owners and the social and emotional benefits that may be derived by families who have pets. Social and health scientists explore the pervasiveness of the animal/human bond and the high prevalence of pets in U.S. households, including pets and children,... more...

  • Men's Changing Roles in the Familyby Robert A Lewis; Marvin B Sussman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    How are men reacting to, perceiving, and behaving in light of the changes in gender roles. Here is an important volume that provides new and interesting reading about contemporary husbands and fathers. Men?s Changing Roles in the Family, offers an overview of the causes and consequences of changes in men?s family roles in recent decades.Experts introduce... more...

  • Single Parent Familiesby Marvin B Sussman; Shirley Hanson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    Here is a comprehensive source of vital information on single parent families in contemporary society. This book analyzes literature and empirical research concerning single parent families and explores issues and challenges they face. Contributing authors from many fields and perspectives examine a broad range of subjects relating to families in which... more...

  • Women and the Familyby Beth Hess; Marvin B Sussman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Despite the pervasive changes that have taken place in women?s lives in the past twenty-five years--increased participation in the labor force, the attainment of higher levels of education, and higher salaries--comparable changes in the division of family labor and in the roles of men have lagged considerably. In this timely book, the editors and other... more...

  • Childhood Disability and Family Systemsby Michael Ferrari; Marvin B. Sussman

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1987, this book focuses on childhood disability within the family. It examines the very nature of disability itself, as well as many of the fundamental elements of families. The book was written at a time when the meaning level of disability and its effect on family and society were rapidly changing and people with disabilities... more...

  • Families and Lawby Marvin B Sussman; Lisa J Mcintyre

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 66.95

    The family and the law, with its attendant legal systems, share a pervasive connectedness. With this new volume, family practitioners and scholars can begin to increase the family?s position in relation to the law and legal system. The contributing authors bring to light the power of laws and the ways to influence them,for the benefit of the family.... more...

  • Transitions to Parenthoodby Robin J Palkovitz; Marvin B Sussman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 80.00

    In this unusual but exciting look at a complex topic, family scholars offer a vast array of insights into the multiple consequences, concerns, and characteristics of parenthood. The transition to parenthood--the most critical step in individual and family life cycles--is thoroughly examined from a social psychological perspective. Cultural and ethnic... more...

  • Family Medicineby Betty E Cogswell; Marvin B Sussman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 200.00

    Here is an insightful review of the origins of family medicine as an AMA-approved specialty, including the difficulties in developing the role of family physician. more...

  • Social Stress and the Familyby Hamilton I Mc Cubbin; Marvin B Sussman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    An informative anthology of recent theory and research developments pertinent to family stress. more...