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  • Childhood with Bourdieuby Leena Alanen; Liz Brooker; Berry Mayall

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    This collection is an engaging exploration of how Bourdieu's key concepts - field, habitus and capital - help us re-think the status of childhood. The authors are committed to improving the social status and well-being of childhood in social, economic and political worlds that too often fail to accord children respect for their human rights. more...

  • You Can Adopt Without Debtby Julie Leanne Gumm

    Abingdon Press 2015; US$ 15.99

    Many families want to adopt, but do not have the large amount of money it takes to complete a private domestic or international adoption. Some quickly give up the idea of adopting and are left feeling frustrated, overwhelmed, and discouraged. Those who choose to proceed often take out large loans or borrow from family and friends which adds to the... more...

  • The Life Intendedby Kristin Harmel

    Gallery Books 2014; US$ 16.00

    From the author of the international bestseller The Sweetness of Forgetting , named one of the Best Books of Summer 2012 by Marie Claire magazine, comes a captivating novel about the struggle to overcome the past when our memories refuse to be forgotten. In this richly told story where Sliding Doors meets P.S. I Love You , Kristin Harmel weaves... more...

  • Masculinities and Placeby Andrew Gorman-Murray; Peter Hopkins

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 149.95

    Masculinities and Place brings together an impressive range of high-profile and emerging researchers to consolidate and expand new domains of interest in the geographies of men and masculinities. It is structured around key and emerging themes within recently completed and on-going research about the intersections between men, masculinities and place.... more...

  • The Business of Naming Thingsby Michael Coffey

    Bellevue Literary Press 2014; US$ 15.95

    Poignant tales of fathers, sons, and the search for connection from a wise new voice in American fiction more...

  • Work, Family and Commuting in Europeby David Ralph

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    'Euro-commuters' have emerged as a new group of migrants since the onset of the economic crisis in the EU. These people work in one country but live in another. This book analyses the characteristics of these migrants, their motivations and how commuting influences their personal, family and social lives. more...

  • Alter(n)sbilder in der Schuleby Ludwig Amrhein; Gertrud M. Backes; Anne Harjes; Christopher Najork

    Springer 2014; US$ 39.99

    Im Zentrum des qualitativen Forschungsprojekts steht die Frage, welche Bilder vom Alter und Altern in der Schule vorherrschen und dort vermittelt werden. Dazu wurden Lehrplane und Schul- und Lesebucher der Primarstufe und der Sekundarstufe I inhaltsanalytisch untersucht sowie Schuler(innen) der zweiten und neunten Klasse und deren Lehrer(innen) befragt.... more...

  • Afrikanische Kindheitenby Michaela Fink; Reimer Gronemeyer

    transcript 2014; US$ 35.76

    Welche staatlichen und zivilgesellschaftlichen Modelle und welche internationalen Hilfsmaßnahmen können im Umgang mit Waisen und »vulnerable children« in Afrika förderlich sein? Die in diesem Band versammelten Beiträge von Wissenschaftler_innen und Vertreter_innen von Hilfsorganisationen vermitteln einen fundamental neuen Blick auf Kindheit in Afrika,... more...

  • A History of Adoption in England and Wales 1850- 1961by Gill Rossini

    Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 14.99

    Adoption is one of the most emotive and complex subjects in social and family history. Gill Rossini's social history of adoption between 1850 and 1961 uncovers the perspectives of all those concerned in adoption: children, birth relatives, adoptive families, and all the agencies and organisations involved. 

Rossini charts the transformation... more...

  • Au Pairs' Lives in Global Contextby Rosie Cox

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    Far from being the preserve of middle-class women from Northern Europe, au pairing is now booming worldwide. This collection, the first dedicated entirely to examining the lives of au pairs, traces their experiences across five continents showing how this form of domestic labour and childcare is thriving in the twenty-first century. more...