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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Twenty-Five Years of the Life Reviewby Robert Disch

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00

    In this thought-provoking book, professionals in the field of aging examine the history and concept of the life review. The life review--a theory about the nature of the life cycle first presented in 1962--has become a foundation for program development with the elderly. This unique analysis of the life review goes beyond the early formulation both... more...

  • 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...

  • Handbook of Divorce and Relationship Dissolutionby Mark A. Fine; John H. Harvey

    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...

  • Foreign Accent Syndromeby Jack Ryalls; Nick Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    What does it feel like to wake up one day speaking with a foreign accent from a country one has never visited? Why does someone wake up doing this? This book seeks to portray the broad and diverse experiences of individuals with a rare neurological speech disorder called Foreign Accent Syndrome (FAS). Through a combination of personal testimony... 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...