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- Wiley 2008; US$ 121.95
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... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 134.95
Weaving together theories of space, sexuality and political identity with the stories of fathers from a range of sources, including popular culture, this book seeks to explore the spaces and movements of men-as-fathers more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 43.00
According to Allen, motherhood and citizenship are terms that are closely linked and have been redefined over the past century due to changes in women's status, feminist movements, and political developments. Mother-child relationships were greatly affected by political decisions during the early 1900s, and the maternal role has been transformed over... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 15.99
In order to create a more secure world for children and their parents, Anne Alstott argues, we must fundamentally change the way we think about parents' obligations to children - and about society's obligations to parents. She proposes a solution both pragmatic and controversial. more...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 203.95
Jacqueline Barnes is Professor of Psychology at Birkbeck, University of London, UK, based at the Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues. Professor Barnes is one of the directors of the national evaluation of the UK government’s Sure Start local programmes initiative. After qualifying at the University of Wisconsin... more...
- Atria Books 2008; US$ 16.99
"In a wake-up call for today's fathers, Dr. Bernstein targets the 'half-there dad' -- the father trying to do everything but inadvertently cutting corners and shortchanging his son. Humane, blunt, with compelling stories throughout, Dr. Bernstein's useful advice will help men break through any generational and emotional barriers they face and allow... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2006; US$ 13.99
Written for both biological parents and stepparents, this helpful guide provides the tools necessary to raising well-adjusted children after a stressful divorce. Innovative in its technique and cowritten by a certified divorce and stepfamily expert and her own stepchildren's mother, this etiquette book provides an authentic guide for ex-spouses to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 54.95
Stimulated by the publication of The Nurture Assumption by Judith Rich Harris, Parenting and the Child's World was conceived around the notion that there are multiple sources of influence on children's development, including parenting behavior, family resources, genetic and other biological factors, as well as social influences from peers, teachers,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
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...