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  • Life-span Developmental Psychologyby Paul B. Baltes; Hayne W. Reese; John R. Nesselroade

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    What are the changes we see over the life-span? How can we explain them? And how do we account for individual differences? This volume continues to examine these questions and to report advances in empirical research within life-span development increasing its interdisciplinary nature. The relationships between individual development, social context,... more...

  • Methods of Family Researchby Irving E. Sigel; Gene Brody

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00

    These companion volumes provide a "behind the scenes" look into the personal experiences of researchers in an effort to eliminate the lack of communication surrounding family research methodology. They show how the researchers achieved their results and why they chose particular methodologies over others. These volumes present more than just findings... more...

  • Men's Transitions To Parenthoodby Phyllis W. Berman; Frank A. Pedersen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00

    First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Parental Developmentby Jack Demick; Krisanne Bursik; Rosemarie DiBiase

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    This volume seeks to identify and define the parameters of a relatively new problem area -- parental development. Drawing on the grand developmental theories of Sigmund Freud, Lawrence Kohlberg, Jean Piaget, Lev Vygotsky, Heinz Werner, and their descendants, this book has the potential to generate an area of common concern for those interested in either... more...

  • Stepfamiliesby Alan Booth; Judy Dunn; Judith F. Dunn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Stepfamilies represent an increasing number of American households and shape the upbringing of countless stepchildren. Despite their prominence in society, our knowledge about these families is very limited. To address this deficit, the editors have drawn together the work of 16 nationally known scholars to deal with four questions: * Marriages... more...

  • Families, Risk, and Competenceby Michael Lewis; Candice Feiring

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 56.95

    The problems of studying families arise from the difficulty in studying systems where there are multiple elements interacting with each other and with the child. How should this system be described? Still other problems relate to indirect effects; namely the influence of a particular dyad's interaction on the child when the child is not a member of... more...

  • Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementiasby Marc E. Agronin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Working with the needs of patients with Alzheimer?s disease can be a major challenge for primary care physicians, psychiatrists, and other mental-health professionals. Alzheimer?s wreaks havoc on the patient, and its degenerative nature can create a protracted period of anguish and anxiety for the patient?s family. Dr. Marc Agronin has put his years... more...

  • Family, Self, and Societyby Philip A. Cowan; Dorothy Field; Donald A. Hansen; Arlene Skolnick; Guy E. Swanson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Any agenda for family research in the 1990s must take seriously a contextual approach to the study of family relationships. The editors and contributors to this volume believe that the richness in family studies over the next decade will come from considering the diversity of family forms -- different ethnic groups and cultures, different stages of... more...

  • Psychological Therapies with Older Peopleby Jason Hepple; Jane Pearce; Philip Wilkinson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    Sigmund Freud believed that psychoanalysis (and other forms of therapy) was not suitable for people over 50 years of age. In Psychological Therapies with Older People , the authors demonstrate the value of a range of psychological interventions with older people, showing that it is 'not too late' to help. With an emphasis on practical application,... more...

  • Child Care in the 1990sby Alan Booth

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    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...