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  • Empowering Grandparents Raising Grandchildrenby Carole B. Cox

    Springer Publishing Company 2000; US$ 69.00

    This manual is a 14-session workshop designed to help grandparents who are raising their grandchildren alone. Group leaders can revise and expand upon the themes presented here to fit the needs of their particular work groups. Some of the main issues that are explored are: useful tips for grandparents on how to communicate effectively with their grandchildren... more...

  • Contemporary Motherhoodby Lyn Craig

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 119.95

    In this timely book, Lyn Craig employs large-scale quantitative time-use data to provide a unique and comprehensive account of how parenthood affects daily life within households. Suggesting an explanation for why fertility rates are dramatically dropping, this book makes a significant contribution to the debate on contemporary motherhood. more...

  • The International Handbook of Stepfamiliesby Jan Pryor

    Wiley 2008; US$ 110.00

    Written by contributors from around the world, The International Handbook of Stepfamilies: Policy and Practice in Legal, Research, and Clinical Environments is a collection of research, legal, and clinical recommendations that fills a growing need for complex, re-formed families. Using the information in this book, which includes contemporary research... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Friendly Relations?by Pamela Cotterill

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 67.95

    Power relationships between men and women have been discussed extensively in feminist literature, but power relationships between women the significance of in-law relationships between women has largely been overlooked. There is very little positive imagery surrounding the role of the mother-in-law.; Why do myths about "interfering" mothers-in-law... 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...

  • Adoption in Japanby Peter Hayes; Toshie Habu

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 48.95

    The first book-length study of adoption in Japan, this impressive work tackles the innovative and sometimes controversial subject of the policies of adoption agencies in Japan. The book places special adoption in the context of a liberal reformist agenda that has challenged traditional concepts of the family through the efforts to place children with... 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...