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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...

  • 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...

  • Adoptionby BARBARA A. MOE

    ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 55.00

    The ancient practice of adoption has changed significantly through history. In colonial America, parents adopted out their unwanted children—those who were “rude, stubborn, and unruly”—to other families. Today, Americans go abroad looking for children to adopt, and have adopted more than a quarter million internationally.||Adoption: A Reference Handbook,... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95

    First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Opting Out?by Pamela Stone

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 24.95

    Noting a phenomenon that might seem to recall a previous era, The New York Times Magazine recently portrayed women who leave their careers in order to become full-time mothers as "opting out." But, are high-achieving professional women really choosing to abandon their careers in order to return home? This provocative study is the first to tackle this... more...

  • Down Our Wayby Jacqueline Barnes

    Wiley 2007; US$ 198.00

    This book will describe in detail what it is like to be a parent in four different communities in England. The research data that are the basis for this description are interpreted in relation to a number of key factors, include: family social class, ethnic group, length of time on the neighbourhood and the presence of extended family locally. The... 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 Parentingby Marc H. Bornstein

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95

    This multi-volume set brings together experts in all aspects of parenting. For all developmental and family researchers and educators. more...