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Parents, parenthood

  • Fathers and Daughtersby Sue Sharpe

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95

    Sharpe explores important factors in the relationships between fathers and daughters. She uses the words and experiences of fathers and daughters to draw out the complexities, conflicts and contradictions of this unique relationship. more...

  • The Parenting Skills Treatment Plannerby Sarah Edison Knapp; Arthur E. Jongsma

    Wiley 2010; US$ 60.00

    The Parenting Skills Treatment Planner provides all the elements necessary to quickly and easily develop formal treatment plans that satisfy the demands of HMOs, managed care companies, third-party payors, and state and federal review agencies. A critical tool for mental health professionals addressing today's complex family structures and the... more...

  • Reconstructing Motherhood and Disability in the Age of Perfect Babiesby Gail Landsman

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95

    Examining mothers of newly diagnosed disabled children within the context of new reproductive technologies and the discourse of choice, this book uses anthropology and disability studies to revise the concept of "normal" and to establish a social environment in which the expression of full lives will prevail. more...

  • Media and Middle Class Momsby Lara J. Descartes; Conrad Kottak

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 39.95

    Written by nationally recognized anthropologists Conrad Kottak and Lara Descartes, this ethnography of largely white, middle class families in a town in the midwest explores the role that the media play in influencing how those families cope with everyday work/family issues. The book insightfully reports that families struggle with, and make work/family... more...

  • Something Like Beautifulby asha bandele

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99

    ?asha bandele has a poignant story to share in Something Like Beautiful. It is the love that comes through that makes this such a compelling tale.? ?Nikki Giovanni   Award-winning journalist, and author of The Prisoner?s Wife and Daughter , and performance poet featured on HBO?S Def Poetry Jam , asha bandele once again writes... more...

  • The Courage To Be a Single Motherby Sheila Ellison

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99

    Putting the Pieces Back Together Step One: I Do Love Myself Step Two: I Know What I Want Step Three: My Family Is Still Whole Step Four: I Can Choose Who I Am Four simple steps. A world of truth. At last, a source of compassion and support for divorced mothers facing the realities of raising children when their lives are at their most vulnerable and... more...

  • Fathering Through Sport and Leisureby Tess Kay

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 59.95

    In Fathering through Sport and Leisure , an underrepresented and highly topical area of social study is examined. This is a book about fathers, and how we can understand fathers and their fathering practices better if we examine the role of sport and leisure in their relationships with their children and their partners. The author?s clear and interdisciplinary... more...

  • The Book of Dadsby Ben George

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99

    At turns humorous, irreverent, poignant and tender, The Book of Dads brings together twenty well-known and beloved writers on the subject of fatherhood, offering fathers?or anyone who has been or loved a parent?unrivaled insights into the complexity of fatherhood as it's experienced now. It is a literary reader for the contemporary dad, hip and... more...

  • Today's Momsby Mary Ann Zoellner; Alicia Ybarbo

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99

    Two producers of Today share their experiences and wisdom on baby's first year, along with priceless advice and anecdotes from the anchors and experts on America's number-one morning show. Being a new mother can be extremely nerve-racking and exhausting, and many moms find parenting advice, comfort, and humor on the Today show. Now all that advice... more...

  • The Awkward Spaces of Fatheringby Stuart C. Aitken

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 124.95

    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...