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  • Fathering and Child Outcomesby Eirini Flouri

    Wiley 2005; US$ 130.00

    Over the last twenty years it has become recognized that fathers play a crucial role in child development and subsequent adult status and behaviour. This book presents the state-of-the-art on fathering and its determinants. Based on original research into the effects that different styles of fathering can have on children, it explores the long and... more...

  • Friendly Relations?by Pamela Cotterill

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 67.95

    Examines the power relationship between females in the family, specifically the relationship between the mother-in-law and daughter-in-law. This book Tackles The Difficult Emotions Often Found In This Relationship: Jealousy and possesiveness and 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...

  • Parentingby Tom Luster; Lynn Okagaki

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 39.95

    This is an update of their 1993 book with us. This volume will focus on factors that influence parental behavior. New additions to this volume include fathers/gender of parent, children with special needs, ethnicity and socioeconomic status, and parent e more...

  • Adoption in Japanby Peter Hayes; Toshie Habu

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 44.95

    The first book-length study of adoption in Japan, this significant text tackles the innovative and sometimes controversial subject of the policies of adoption agencies in Japan. more...

  • Surrogate Motherhoodby Rachel Cook; Shelley Day-Sclater; Felicity Kaganas

    Hart Publishing Limited 2003; US$ 95.40

    This work is a multi-disciplinary collection of essays from leading researchers and practitioners, exploring legal, ethical, social, psychological and practical aspects of surrogate motherhood in Britain and abroad. more...

  • Birth of an Adoptive, Foster or Stepmotherby Barbara Waterman

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2003; US$ 34.95

    Adoptive, foster and stepmothers, like biological mothers, find their lives completely changed by motherhood although they are not always granted the rights and privileges accorded to those who give birth. Barbara Waterman explores the common experiences that are shared by all those who enter the motherhood portal. more...

  • Fostering Nowby Ian Sinclair

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 38.95

    This book identifies the most significant challenges currently faced by foster care and draws out the key messages for policy and practice. It offers important insights into the state of foster care today, and suggests how it can be improved in future. This book is essential reading for social workers, policy makers, academics and foster carers. more...

  • Building a Joyful Life with your Child who has Special Needsby Linda Roan-Yager; Nancy J. Whiteman

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 24.95

    This book considers the challenges of caring for children with physical, developmental and mental health disorders and proposes methods such as learning to see events through your child's own eyes, celebrating their strengths and achievements and recognising how others can help your child. more...