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  • No Direction Homeby Natasha Zaretsky

    The University of North Carolina Press 2007; US$ 30.00

    Between 1968 and 1980, fears about family deterioration and national decline were ubiquitous in American political culture. In No Direction Home , Natasha Zaretsky shows that these perceptions of decline profoundly shaped one another. Throughout the 1970s, anxieties about the future of the nuclear family collided with anxieties about the direction... more...

  • 22 Things a Woman with Asperger's Syndrome Wants Her Partner to Knowby Rudy Simone; Emma Rios; Anthony Attwood

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2012; US$ 16.95

    Rudy Simone covers 22 common areas of confusion for someone dating a female with AS, including advice from her own experience and that of other couples. She talks with humour and honesty about the little things that might be different from a relationship with a neurotypical woman and discusses first dates, sex, and even having children. more...

  • Relative Intimacyby Rachel Devlin

    The University of North Carolina Press 2005; US$ 24.00

    Celebrated as new consumers and condemned for their growing delinquencies, teenage girls emerged as one of the most visible segments of American society during and after World War II. Contrary to the generally accepted view that teenagers grew more alienated from adults during this period, Rachel Devlin argues that postwar culture fostered a father-daughter... more...

  • Perfectly Japaneseby Merry White

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95

    Are Japanese families in crisis? In this dynamic and substantive study, Merry Isaacs White looks back at two key moments of "family making" in the past hundred years?the Meiji era and postwar period?to see how models for the Japanese family have been constructed. The models had little to do with families of their eras and even less to do with families... more...

  • Damage Controlby Sergei Boissier

    Argo-Navis 2014; US$ 9.99

    A powerful blazingly honest memoir told with humor and panache about a mother and son finding each other again after years of estrangement. A coming-of-age story of outrageous excess, glamour, entitlement and grand delusion, lived above the fray and over the top. A gay man?s journey through the joys and perils of his generation, coming out in the... more...

  • Insight into Adoptionby Barbara Taylor Blomquist

    Charles C Thomas 2009; US$ 29.95

    This updated and expanded second edition continues the theme of the first edition: emphasizing the need to help adoptive parents understand some potentially challenging factors so they can deal with them positively and also comprehend the thinking process of their child. This book provides realistic and factual insight into the world of adoption. It... more...

  • Labor of the Heartby Ph.D. Kathleen Whitten

    M. Evans & Company 2008; US$ 15.99

    As would-be parents cycle through the adoption process, they balance anxiety and fear with the life-altering decision of adoption. The emotional toll of this dance can be completely overwhelming and can confuse parents while navigating the decisions of how to expand their families. Utilizing extensive research and the author's own experience, Labor... more...

  • Foster Parenting Step-by-Stepby Kalyani Gopal

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013; US$ 17.95

    Foster Parenting Step-by-Step is a concise guide to fostering that summarizes what to expect as a foster parent. It guides you through the different stages of a fostering relationship, including common issues encountered at each age and how to tackle them. This is a book that strives to empower fostering parents with successful parenting skills. more...

  • The Foster Parenting Manualby John DeGarmo; Mary Perdue

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013; US$ 16.95

    The Foster Parenting Manual is a comprehensive guide offering proven, friendly advice for novice and experienced parents alike. Distilling many years' experience into one book, this book describes what you can expect from foster parenting, how to access help and support and how to ensure the best care for your child. more...

  • The Waiting Childby Cindy Champnella

    St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 19.99

    The inspiring true story of a four-year-old Chinese orphan who convinces her adoptive American family to return to China to rescue the little boy she couldn?t forget Adopted by an American family at age four, Jaclyn traveled to her new home with a great burden. Her new family had to leave behind a little boy who had been under her charge at the Chinese... more...