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  • Childhood, Family, Alcoholby Dr Mark Jayne; Dr Myles Gould; Professor Gill Valentine

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2016; US$ 59.95

    Drawing together international research from the fields of geography, alcohol studies, sociology, psychology and childhood studies, Jayne and Valentine explore children?s understandings and experiences of alcohol consumption and the role of alcohol in family life. Chapters address both extra-familial ?norms? about parenting and drinking cultures which... more...

  • Claiming Othersby Mark C. Jerng

    University of Minnesota Press 2010; US$ 75.00

    Transracial adoption has recently become a hotly contested subject of contemporary and critical concern, with scholars across the disciplines working to unravel its complex implications. In Claiming Others , Mark C. Jerng traces the practice of adoption to the early nineteenth century, revealing its surprising centrality to American literature, law,... more...

  • The Connected Child: Bring Hope and Healing to Your Adoptive Familyby Karyn Purvis; David Cross; Wendy Sunshine

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 18.00

    "An extremely useful parenting handbook... truly outstanding ... strongly recommended." --Library Journal (starred review) "A tremendous resource for parents and professionals alike." --Thomas Atwood, president and CEO, National Council for Adoption The adoption of a child is always a joyous moment in the life of a family. Some adoptions, though,... more...

  • Dadprovementby Patrick R. Riccards

    Red Wheel Weiser 2014; US$ 9.99

    Inspiration for any parent wrestling with society?s expectations and acknowledging (and cherishing) what really matters... Sometimes staggering events happen in life and we?re thrown completely off balance. Chaos ensues both internally and externally.  It was one such event that was pivotal for Patrick Riccards and set him on a journey of discovery... more...

  • The Face in the Mirrorby Marion Crook

    Arsenal Pulp Press 2002; US$ 18.95

    Being a teenager in today's complex world is a difficult enough task, but adopted teens have a unique struggle: to discover their identity and a sense of belonging and place in the world, which often means coming to terms with their past. The Face in the Mirror , based on numerous interviews with adopted teens, adoptive parents, and birth parents,... more...

  • Family Beyond Household and Kinby Catherine Bonvalet; Éva Lelièvre

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book analyzes the family and residential trajectories of men and women across the twentieth century, which are placed in a long-term generational perspective and in the historical context where they played out. It brings together a set of studies based on data from the Biographies et Entourage (Life Event Histories and Entourage) survey conducted... more...

  • Handbook of Mental Health in African American Youthby Alfiee M. Breland-Noble; Cheryl S. Al-Mateen; Nirbhay N. Singh

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 249.00

    ?This Handbook examines the diagnosis and prevalence of as well as the standards for evidence-based mental health care for African American youth. It fills a significant gap in the literature by addressing such issues as the frequency and associated disparities of mental illness among African American youth; the use of culturally relevant approaches... more...

  • Improving Sensory Processing in Traumatized Childrenby Sarah Lloyd

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 16.95

    Does your child struggle to know how their body is feeling? Do they find it hard to balance or feel uneasy when their feet leave the ground?Early trauma and neglect can have a profound effect upon a child's development. Sensory integration theory offers a way of understanding how the brain processes and stores movement experience, and how these experiences... more...

  • Kinship Careby ACSW LSW MSW PhD Ramona W. Denby

    Springer Publishing Company 2015; US$ 74.99

    Kinship care is one of the most prevalent forms of placement used for maltreated children and youths. This book is the first to provide a systematic and theory-informed approach to preparing caregivers for the vital role they play in the lives of abused and neglected children. It presents a relationship-building framework that can be used... more...

  • Krise in der Lebensmitteby Volker Münch

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 39.99

    In diesem Buch werden die Chancen und Risiken der vielbesprochenen ?midlife-crisis? thematisiert ? Therapeuten und Berater erhalten Anregungen für ihre Arbeit und Selbstreflektion. Die unterschiedlichen Formen, die die Durchbrüche des Unbewussten im Alltag von Männern und Frauen annehmen, werden auch anhand klinischer Beispiele genauer untersucht.... more...