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  • Frontiers of Family Economics, 1by Peter Rupert

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Families in Eastern Europe, Volume 5by Mihaela Robila

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 107.00

    Eastern Europe has been recognized as a region that has experienced major socio-political and economic changes in the last decades. The impact of these transitions on families and their functioning has also been significant. Although understanding of families in different cultures in the last years has been considerably increased, little has been written... more...