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  • Don't Bite Your Tongueby R. Nemzoff

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 9.99

    Parents make many sacrifices helping children become healthy and autonomous adults. When children are older, wisdom advises parents to let go, disconnect, and bite their tongues. Increasing life spans mean that parents and children spend as many as five or six decades as adults together: letting go is not an option for families anymore. more...

  • Mothering the Selfby Stephanie Lawler

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95

    The mother-daughter relationship has preoccupied feminist writers for decades, but typically it has been the daughter's story at centre-stage. Mothering the Self brings together these maternal and daughterly stories by drawing on in-depth interviews with women who speak both as mothers and as daughters. This study examines the ways in which these... more...

  • Absent Fathers?by Jonathan Bradshaw; Christine Skinner; Carol Stimson; Julie Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.95

    Much has been written and debated on lone mothers. However little has been discussed about non-resident fathers. Absent Fathers is part of a growing literature on men and masculinities and takes this debate further. Drawn from one of the best social policy units in the UK and results from the current ESRC Programme on Population and Household Change,... more...

  • Rethinking Parent and Child Conflictby Susan Grieshaber

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 47.95

    The book draws from Foucault's notion of power-knowledge-resistance and feminist poststructuralism to offer a re-theorization of parent-child conflict. more...

  • The Fatherby Luigi Zoja

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 45.95

    Luigi Zoja views the origin and evolution of the father from a Jungian perspective. He argues that the father's role in bringing up children is a social construction that has been subject to change throughout history - and looks at the consequences of this, along with the crisis facing fatherhood today. The Father will be welcomed by people from... more...

  • Making Men into Fathersby Barbara Hobson

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 40.00

    Prominent gender studies scholars consider how institutional settings and policy shape new models of fatherhood. more...

  • Making Sense of Motherhoodby Tina Miller

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 36.00

    This 2005 book charts the social, cultural and moral contours of contemporary motherhood. more...

  • Fathering and Child Outcomesby Eirini Flouri

    Wiley 2005; US$ 130.00

    Dr. Eirini Flouri is Deputy Director of the Centre for Research into Parenting and Children, University of Oxford, and Lecturer in Statistics, St. Hilda's College. Her main research area has been, broadly speaking, life-course development, and more specifically parenting (looking at fathering, in particular, since 2000) and child development in the... more...

  • From Strength to Strengthby Pat Jewell; Prue Blackmore

    Australian Council for Educational Research 2004; US$ 49.95

    From Strength to Strength is a practical, new resource for facilitators who are looking for a positive and optimistic approach and want to build on the strengths parents bring to their role. It aims to enhance emotional wellbeing in all family members, through the sharing of information and the creation of supportive community networks for parents. more...

  • Focus on Fatheringby Robin Sullivan

    Australian Council for Educational Research 2003; US$ 29.95

    Focus on Fathering discusses the fascinating, moving, and often contradictory role in which Australian men find themselves as fathers: ?What is a good father these days? ?What is it fathers provide that is so influential to a child?s development? ?Is fathering importantly different to mothering? ?Is it a role that a single mother or a substitute... more...