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  • Understanding the Divorce Cycleby Nicholas H. Wolfinger

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 30.00

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

  • Adoption in Japanby Peter Hayes; Toshie Habu

    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...

  • Always Separate, Always Connectedby Catherine Raeff

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 95.00

    In recent years, there has been a proliferation of theoretical and empirical scholarship on how issues of human separateness, or independence, and issues of human connectedness, or interdependence, are played out in diverse cultural contexts. Despite agreement on the value of understanding culture and development in terms of independence and interdependence,... 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...

  • Divorcing Childrenby Gillian Douglas; Ian Butler; Lesley Scanlan; Margaret G Robinson; Mervyn Murch

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2003; US$ 36.95

    Drawing on a three-year multidisciplinary study of children of divorced parents, the authors present a much-needed guide to understanding the experience of children who are experiencing parental separation. This book provides an in-depth account of how children are actively involved in the process of divorce and how they shape that experience. more...

  • The Child in Mindby Judy Barker; Deborah Hodes

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 33.95

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Continuity and Change in Family Relationsby Rand D. Conger; Frederick O. Lorenz; K.A.S. Wickrama

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    The chapters in this volume were developed as a follow-up to the Summer Institute entitled "Continuity and Change: Family Structure and Process" conducted by the second Family Research Consortium. The goal of this book is to provide readers with a greater understanding of both the conceptual issues involved in the study of continuity and change in... more...

  • Effective Grant Writing and Program Evaluation for Human Service Professionalsby Francis K. O. Yuen; Kenneth L. Terao; Anna Marie Schmidt

    Wiley 2009; US$ 47.50

    A state-of-the-art guide for developing grants witha strong emphasis on using program outcome measurement to underscore need and accountability Based on the authors' many years of experience in the public and nonprofit sectors, Effective Grant Writing and Program Evaluation for Human Service Professionals integrates the topics of grant proposal... more...