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- Crown/Archetype 2011; US$ 18.00
-- George F. Will "[Miss Manners'] wit and common sense put dear old Amy and Emily to shame!" -- New York Times "Explicit, pertinent, and absolutely self-assured advice." --Newsweek From the Hardcover edition. ]]> more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00
This e-book provides examples of a varied set of interventionist research situations, including the selection of typical intervention methods and how knowledge contributions were extracted. The intention with this e-book is to concentrate our interest on a member of the action research family intervention research that can increase the... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 45.00
Why do some families thrive for generations? What accounts for the sad deterioration that others experience? This book takes families and the professionals who serve them beyond the now widely accepted practices offered in Family Wealth and offers a view of Hughes's panoramic insights into what makes families flourish and fail. It lays out the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
Economic analysis of the family is a recent, but already well established area in economics. This book bears evidence to the lively and relevant research in the area. Essays in this comprehensive collection provide a clear picture of the state of the art of economics of the family and explore theoretical and empirical applications. The contributors... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95
Based on qualitative research carried out with young people aged from 18 to 30 in five European countries, Young Europeans, Work and Family examines young people's pathways to adulthood, and their perspectives on their future work and family lives. This enlightening book investigates young people from a range of social classes and at various phases... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.95
Adrian Wilson provides a comprehensive introduction to the study of the family. The book opens with a chapter on family structure, looking at the family historically and in cross-cultural perspective. Following this is a review first of theoretical approaches to the family, including functionalist, feminist, Marxist and radical criticism, and second,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 43.95
The decades between the close of World War I and the end of the Thatcher era have changed and challenged family life in England dramatically. The Depression and World War II shifted priorities and behaviour, as did the Welfare State, the Pill and Women's Lib later on. What threatened a family's respectability in the 1920s is often commonplace today... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2000; US$ 31.81
This book heralds an exciting new chapter in the history of family-centred practice. It takes us a long way down the road toward the destination of strength-based family work.'. From the foreword by Associate Professor Dorothy Scott, University of Melbourne. Life can be a struggle for some families, and support from skilled family workers can make... more...