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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 95.00
The last two decades have seen a dramatic growth in the proportion of families headed by women. Most of these families are poor and include dependent children--causing the development of a large underprivileged class across the western world. This book explores the causes and implications of this development. Because the increase in mother-headed families... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 90.00
This book introduces special programs designed to enhance thinking and problem solving at the preschool, elementary, secondary, college, and graduate levels, as well as proven instructional methods to aid the elderly in retaining or regaining essential mental skills. The volume also considers difficult problems confronting psychology, including such... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 100.00
The concept of compensation in psychology refers to processes through which a gap or mismatch between current accessible skills and environmental demands is reduced or closed. These gaps can be principally the result of losses, such as those associated with aging or interpersonal role changes; injuries, such as those that may occur to the neurological... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 95.00
In the 1990s it is no longer "news" that families do not operate independently from other social organizations and institutions. Instead, it is generally recognized that families are embedded in a complex set of relationships with other institutions and contexts outside the family. In spite of this recognition, a great deal remains to be discovered... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Dramatic societal changes have reshaped America?s families. Young adults have delayed marriage, and cohabitation before marriage has become commonplace. One in three women giving birth is unmarried, and the proportion of children under 18 living in single-parent families rose from 23 to 31 percent between 1980 and 2000, reflecting increased rates of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95
Bringing together professionals from sociology, economics, psychology, and family studies, this volume presents papers from a symposium on child care that sought answers to each of the four questions listed in the table of contents. A lead speaker provided an answer, and discussants had a chance to critique the main presentation and set forth their... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2008; US$ 20.81
Die zunehmende Individualisierung wird voraussichtlich zu einem deutlichen Anstieg von Singles im mittleren und höheren Lebensalter führen. Das Buch, dem eine von der Bertelsmann Stiftung geförderte Forschungsarbeit zugrundeliegt, bietet einen Überblick zu definitorischen und quantitativen Aspekten, zur sozialen Einbindung, zu Persönlichkeit und Werten,... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2010; US$ 29.33
Wie Menschen älter werden, wie lange sie leben und wie sich ihr Leben im Alter gestaltet, wird durch soziale und gesellschaftliche Bedingungen beeinflusst. Diese Bedingungen ändern sich über die Zeit und bilden den Hintergrund für einen Wandel der späteren Lebensphasen. Zu den Entwicklungen der letzten Jahrzehnte zählen eine gestiegene Lebenserwartung,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 99.95
This Handbook presents up-to-date scholarship on the causes and predictors, processes, and consequences of divorce and relationship dissolution. Featuring contributions from multiple disciplines, this Handbook reviews relationship termination, including variations depending on legal status, race/ethnicity, and sexual orientation. The Handbook... more...