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- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 120.00
Over the years there has been substantial changes in the size, composition, educational level, work activity, and locational choice of families. This book offers an understanding of the forces that have led to the choices and consequent observed changes. more...
- Lawrence Erlbaum Associates 2007; US$ 39.95
Emphasizes the ideational and motivational underpinnings of family life and the ways that attitudinal and value changes have influenced family behavior and relationships. This book examines family attitudes, beliefs, and relationships in virtually every region of the globe. more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 132.95
The first international, cross-disciplinary book to explore and understand the lives of parents with intellectual disabilities, their children, and the systems and services they encounter Presents a unique, pan-disciplinary overview of this growing field of study Offers a human rights approach to disability and family life Informed by the newly... 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...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 79.95
Aimed at social scientists, this book discusses family policy in general and the New Federalism in particular, and experimental implementation of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWOA) in the United States. Here, emphasis in family policy is shifted from a centralized entitlement approach to an exchange of personal... 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 2006; US$ 43.95
The debate on abortion has tended to avoid the psychological significance of an unwanted pregnancy, dominated istead by the strong emotions the subject excites. Eva Pattis Zoja examines the thoughts that surround a woman's decision to end a pregnancy, and presents the challenging thesis that voluntary abortion can often be a violent and unconscious... more...
- Wiley 2004; US$ 32.95
The book describes the experiences that people have had when tracing their birth parents, as well as offering practical advice on how to go about searching and what to expect emotionally. Each section has an advice box which summarizes key points, notes issues to pay particular attention to, or offers draft letters that readers can adapt for their... more...
- 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...