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  • Parenthood in Americaby Lawrence Balter

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 185.00

    This is the work of America's real authorities, the heavy hitters in psychology, health, sociology, anthropology, and family history. It aims to fill the gap between how-to books and specialized texts aimed at scholars. more...

  • Population Dynamicsby C. Y. Cyrus Chu

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 144.99

    Fills the gap between the classical supply-side theory of Malthus and the modern demand-side theory of economic demography by investigating the dynamic macroeconomic implications of various static microeconomic-family economic decisions. The author applies a mathematical apparatus to the problem. more...

  • Family and Peersby Kathryn Kerns; Josefina M. Contreras; Angela M. Neal-Barnett

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2000; US$ 125.00

    Why is it that relationships with family members predict the quality of children's relationships outside the family? This volume discusses, from a variety of critical perspectives, several mechanisms that may account for continuities across family and peer relationships. more...

  • Adoption: A Reference Handbookby Barbara Moe

    ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 55.00

    This compilation of the best thinking about adoption by both historical and current authorities reveals a vital, ever-changing practice affecting the lives of millions of people around the globe. more...

  • Parenting Beliefs, Behaviors, and Parent-Child Relationsby Kenneth H. Rubin; Ock Boon Chung

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    The purpose of this book, is to present a rather simple argument. Parents' thoughts about childrearing and the ways in which they interact with children to achieve particular parenting or developmental goals, are culturally determined. Within any culture, children are shaped by the physical and social settings within which they live, culturally regulated... more...

  • Promoting Positive Parentingby Femmie Juffer

    Lawrence Erlbaum Associates 2007; US$ 29.95

    Video-feedback Intervention to Promote Positive Parenting (VIPP) is a brief and focused parenting intervention program that has been successful in a variety of clinical and non-clinical groups and cultures. This book covers the successful implementations of this program and presents the outcome of this effort. more...

  • Fragile Families and the Marriage Agendaby Lori Kowaleski-Jones; Nicholas H. Wolfinger

    Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2006; US$ 49.95

    Economic deprivation while growing up has been linked to poor physical health, reduced intellectual ability, and academic achievement. This volume explores issues related to fragile families, covering legal and theoretical perspectives, causes and consequences of offspring wellbeing, and the aspect of father's importance to the "fragile families." more...

  • Liberal Eugenicsby Nicholas Agar

    Wiley 2008; US$ 117.95

    In this provocative book, philosopher Nicholas Agar defends the idea that parents should be allowed to enhance their children’s characteristics. Gets away from fears of a Huxleyan ‘Brave New World’ or a return to the fascist eugenics of the past Written from a philosophically and scientifically informed point of view Considers real... more...

  • Handbook of Parenting, Second Editionby Marc H. Bornstein

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95

    Completely revised and expanded from four to five volumes, this new edition of the Handbook of Parenting appears at a time that is momentous in the history of parenting. Parenting and the family are today in a greater state of flux, question, and redefinition than perhaps ever before. We are witnessing the emergence of striking permutations on the... more...

  • Handbook of Parentingby Marc H. Bornstein

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95

    Despite the fact that most people become parents and everyone who has ever lived has had parents, parenting remains a mystifying subject about which almost everyone has opinions, but about which few people agree. Striking permutations on the theme of parenting are emerging--single parenthood, blended families, lesbian and gay parents, and teen versus... more...