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Adoption

  • Intercountry Adoptionby Karen Smith Rotabi; Judith L. Gibbons

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 60.95

    Intercountry adoption represents a significant component of international migration; in recent years, up to 45,000 children have crossed borders annually as part of the intercountry adoption boom. Proponents have touted intercountry adoption as a natural intervention for promoting child welfare. However, in cases of fraud and economic incentives, intercountry... more...

  • For Keeps: Marriages That Last a Lifetimeby Finnegan Alford-Cooper

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 47.95

    Derived from the author's own survey called the Long Island Long-Term Marriage Survey, this text examines couples married 50 years or more. The survey, comprising of questionnaires and interviews, was conducted to learn what factors contributed to the longevity of marriages. more...

  • Youth and Substance Abuseby Kathryn Daley

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 85.56

    This book provides a sociological examination of young people?s pathways into, and out of, substance abuse .  Drawing from in-depth, life-history interviews with over sixty young people who have experienced problematic drug use, the author uses participants? narratives to throw light on the relationship between trauma and issues such as homelessness,... more...

  • Partnerschaftsprobleme?by Ludwig Schindler; Kurt Hahlweg; Dirk Revenstorf

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 13.32

    Eine glückliche Partnerschaft ist von zentraler Bedeutung für unser Wohlbefinden und wirkt sich unmittelbar positiv auf viele andere Lebensbereiche aus. Umgekehrt rauben uns Beziehungsprobleme in hohem Maße Energie und Lebenskraft. Es gibt kaum eine langjährige Beziehung ohne kritische Momente. In solchen schwierigen Phasen ist es entscheidend, nicht... more...

  • Parenting and Family Processes in Child Maltreatment and Interventionby Douglas M. Teti

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 95.15

    This clear-sighted reference offers a transformative new lens for understanding the role of family processes in creating ? and stopping ? child abuse and neglect. Its integrative perspective emphasizes the interconnectedness of forms of abuse, the diverse mechanisms of family violence, and a child/family-centered, strengths-based approach to working... more...

  • Intergenerational Pathways to a Sustainable Societyby Matthew Kaplan; Mariano Sanchez; Jacobus Hoffman

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 105.72

    This volume explores intergenerational practices and their impact on social sustainability, with an emphasis on developing programmatic efforts to address profound social challenges such as underperforming educational and work-related systems, failing support systems for dependent or vulnerable populations, and community renewal and regeneration efforts.... more...

  • Intimacies, Citizenship and Refugee Menby Samuel Muchoki

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 45.45

    This timely book moves beyond struggling, suffering and loss to argue that forced migration often provides opportunities for men to pursue new relationships and re-organise their intimate lives. It focuses on the lived experiences of masculinity, sexuality and pursuit of intimate relationships by men who have arrived in Australia as refugees from... more...

  • Adoptingby Ann Morris; Hugh Thornbery

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 19.95

    "Who makes adoption a success? We do: the kids and parents in the new family as we change shape to accommodate each other."With more than 70 real life stories, revealing moments of vulnerability and moments of joy, this book provides an authentic insight into adoption. These stories take the reader on a journey through every stage of the adoption process,... more...

  • Elise Boulding: Autobiographical Writings and Selections from Unpublished Journals and Lettersby J. Russell Boulding

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 105.72

    This volume honors the lifetime achievement of distinguished activist and scholar Elise Boulding (1920?2010) on the occasion of her 96th birthday. Known as the ?matriarch? of the twentieth century peace research movement, she made significant contributions in the fields of peace education, future studies, feminism, and sociology of the family, as... more...

  • Kreativität im Sportby Alexander V. Steckelberg; Alexander Kiel

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 26.64

    Dieses Buch liefert kreative Impulse zur Lösung der beiden wichtigsten Probleme der Interaktion zwischen Wissenschaft und Praxis: Anreicherung der Wissenschaft durch aktuelle Daten und Informationen aus der Praxis sowie wissenschaftlicher Transfer in die Praxis. Die vorliegenden Fallstudien können an Universitäten und Hochschulen in betriebs- und... more...