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  • Young Europeans, Work and Familyby Julia Brannen; Susan Lewis; Anne Nilsen

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 196.00

    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... more...

  • Economics of the Family and Family Policiesby Christina Jonung; Inga Persson

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 160.00

    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...

  • Family Studiesby Jon Bernardes

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 67.95

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Familyby Adrian Wilson

    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...

  • Parents with Intellectual Disabilitiesby Gwynnyth Llewellyn; Rannveig Traustadottir; David McConnell; Hanna Bjorg Sigurjonsdott; Steven Taylor

    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...

  • Redefining Family Policyby Joyce M. Mercier; Steven B. Garasky; Mack C. Shelley

    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...

  • Evaluating Family Supportby Ilan Katz; John Pinkerton

    Wiley 2003; US$ 221.95

    The delivery of effective family support is a key global child welfare issue, yet there is little consensus on what constitutes family support or what the best ways are to evaluate it. Evaluating Family Support: Thinking Internationally, Thinking Critically offers a full review of the conceptual and operational problems involved in this complex... more...

  • Understanding the Divorce Cycleby Nicholas H. Wolfinger

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 32.00

    Wolfinger argues that no-fault divorce laws should be left in place. more...

  • Families in Americaby Jeffrey S. Turner

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00

    An in-depth and multifaceted examination of the contemporary American family, this introductory handbook is the only one of its kind and presents a solid, authoritative overview. For anyone who thinks of the American family as still conforming to the Leave it to Beaver model, it's safe to say that the reruns are far out of step with reality. more...

  • The Family in Americaby Joseph M. Hawes

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 185.00

    An incisive, multidisciplinary look at the American family over the past 200 years, written by respected scholars and researchers. The tapestry of American families represents the best and worst our society has to offer, from the life-affirming rituals of weddings and family reunions to heart-wrenching social problems such as child abuse and adultery. more...