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  • Intimacies and Cultural Changeby Daniel Nehring; Rosario Esteinou; Emmanuel Alvarado

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Exploring cultural transformations of intimacy in contemporary Mexico, Intimacies and Cultural Change examines the ways in which globalisation and rapid cultural change have transformed the cultural meanings of couple relationships, sexuality, and personal life in Mexican society. Through a range of contemporary case studies, the book sheds light on... more...

  • Keeping Foster Children Safe Onlineby John DeGarmo

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 19.99

    Foster children are more likely than other children to be involved in risky activities online due to backgrounds of neglect and abuse, an absence of supportive adults, and low self-esteem. This book covers all the online dangers you might encounter, from cyberbullying to inappropriate contact, and provides strategies to keep foster children safe online. more...

  • Attaching Through Love, Hugs and Playby Deborah D. Gray

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 19.95

    Visual and direct in its approach, this book offers simple advice to help parents and carers capture the warmth and fun of forming secure, healthy attachments with children. Attachment therapist Deborah D. Gray guides you through the 'how to' of forming attachments, describing sensitive parenting activities that stimulate bonding and attachment. more...

  • Participation, Citizenship and Intergenerational Relations in Children and Young People's Livesby Joanne Westwood; Cath Larkins; Dan Moxon; Yasmin Perry; Nigel Thomas

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    Research about children and young people's participation and involvement in research is an emerging area of academic inquiry. Based on the themes of participation, citizenship and intergenerational relations, this edited collection draws on the latest research in this area, and includes chapters co-authored with children and young people. 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...

  • One Perfect Dayby Diane Burke; Steve Orlandi

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 24.95

    The moment Diane Burke, an author and mother of two grown sons, received an unexpected certified letter in the mail, she had no idea her life would be shaken to its core. Memories of a past she had buried more than forty years ago suddenly resurfaced and she wasn't prepared to deal with them. Steve Orlandi, happily married, father of two and step-father... more...

  • Coping With Divorce, Single Parenting, and Remarriageby E. Mavis Hetherington

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 63.95

    In this volume leading researchers offer an interesting and accessible overview of what we now know about risk and protective factors for family functioning and child adjustment in different kinds of families. They explore interactions among individual, familial, and extrafamilial risk and protective factors in an attempt to explain the great diversity... more...

  • Family Communicationby Chris Segrin; Jeanne Flora

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 97.95

    Family Communication carefully examines state-of-the-art research and theories of family communication and family relationships. In addition to presenting cutting-edge research, it focuses on classic theories and research findings that have influenced and revolutionized the way scholars conceptualize family interaction. This text offers a thorough... more...

  • Work-Family Challenges for Low-Income Parents and Their Childrenby Ann C. Crouter; Alan Booth

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.95

    The area of work and family is a hot topic in the social sciences and appeals to scholars in a wide range of disciplines. There are few edited volumes in this area, however, and this may be the only one that focuses on low-income families--a particularly important group in this era of welfare-to-work policy. Interdisciplinary in nature, the volume... more...

  • Family Fictions and Family Factsby Brian Cooper

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    Classical political economy rests on the assumption that the market and the family are overlapping and mutually dependent realms, dominated in turn by economic men and domestic women. Here, Brian Cooper explores the role of economic theory in 'normalizing' the family in the first half of the nineteenth century. Drawing on a wide range of sources... more...