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Adulthood & Aging

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  • 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...

  • Journeys Through ADDulthoodby Sari Solden

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2009; US$ 11.99

    Sari Solden specializes in working with ADD adults and their partners. Her first book, Women with Attention Deficit Disorder , has sold more than 100,000 copies worldwide. Now, in Journeys Through ADDulthood , she takes a groundbreaking look at the emotional turmoil often precipitated by ADD and offers readers roadmaps to richer, happier lives.... 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...

  • 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...

  • An Ecological Approach To the Study of Child Careby Miriam K. Rosenthal

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00

    A new type of childhood is experienced these days by many children in industrial societies that provide child care services. The studies summarized in this book stem from a conceptual model based on an ecological approach to the study of development. The family day care system in Israel is presented as a "case study" for the discussion of issues derived... more...

  • The Baby Boomers Grow Upby Susan Krauss Whitbourne; Sherry L. Willis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    The goal of this volume is to examine development in middle age from the perspective of baby boomers -- a unique cohort in the United States defined as those individuals born from 1946 to 1962. This is the largest cohort ever to enter middle age in Western society, and they currently represent approximately one-third of the total U.S. population. ... more...

  • Working Memory and Ageingby Robert H. Logie; Robin G. Morris

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    The rapid growth in the numbers of older people worldwide has led to an equally rapid growth in research on the changes across age in cognitive function, including the processes of moment to moment cognition known as working memory. This book brings together international research leaders who address major questions about how age affects working memory:... more...

  • Aging and Older Adulthoodby Joan T. Erber

    Wiley 2012; US$ 82.95

    The third edition of this essential text has been updated and expanded with new material that reflects the most recent developments in the field, and explores our current understanding of a broad range of topics related to aging and older adulthood. Fresh edition includes  updated content such as revised case histories and reworked material... more...