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Parents, parenthood

  • Involved Fathering and Men's Adult Developmentby Rob Palkovitz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 56.95

    Involved Fathering and Men's Adult Development is an interdisciplinary book that synthesizes theoretical, empirical, and anecdotal writings from different fields and provides an analysis of extensive interviews with 40 fathers. Along with the exploration of the distinct contribution that fathers make to their children's development, the author pursues... more...

  • Parenting Beliefs, Behaviors, and Parent-Child Relationsby Kenneth H. Rubin; Ock Boon Chung

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    The purpose of this book, is to present a rather simple argument. Parents' thoughts about childrearing and the ways in which they interact with children to achieve particular parenting or developmental goals, are culturally determined. Within any culture, children are shaped by the physical and social settings within which they live, culturally regulated... more...

  • Fathers and Daughtersby Sue Sharpe

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95

    Fathers and Daughters explores the complex nature of this subject using the voices and experiences of both fathers and daughters. Sue Sharpe provides an examination of the important processes operating within the relationship such as those affecting gender roles, achievement, teenage sexuality, women's relationships with men and ageing. It is an... more...

  • Handbook of Parentingby Marc H. Bornstein

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Please see Volume I for a full description and table of contents for all four volumes. more...

  • Contemporary Motherhoodby Lyn Craig

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95

    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...

  • Going it Alone?by Ms Martina Klett-Davies

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95

    Are lone mothers 'going it alone' in late modernity? In this fascinating work, Martina Klett-Davies draws on interviews with 70 women to examine how they negotiate lone motherhood in Britain and Germany. She makes suggestions regarding paid employment, education and state benefits as well as policy recommendations for increasing the options... more...

  • The Awkward Spaces of Fatheringby Professor Stuart C Aitken

    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...

  • 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$ 11.99

    ?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$ 11.99

    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...