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Divorce

  • The Government of Childhoodby Karen M. Smith

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    Grounded in the Foucauldian literature on governmentality and drawing on a broad range of disciplines, this book examines the government of childhood in the West from the early modern period to the present. The book deals with three key time-periods and examines shifts in the conceptualization and regulation of childhood and child-rearing. more...

  • Divorce in Virginiaby Steven L. Raynor

    Addicus Books 2014; US$ 9.99

    Providing accurate and objective information to help make the right decisions during a divorce in Virginia, this guide provides answers to 360 queries such as What is the mediation process in Virginia and is it required? How quickly can one get a divorce? Who decides who gets the cars, the pets, and the house? What actions might influence child custody?... more...

  • Failing Our Fathers: Confronting the Crisis of Economically Vulnerable Nonresident Fathersby Ronald B. Mincy; Monique Jethwani; Serena Klempin

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 25.99

    Slandered as irresponsible, deadbeat dads, nonresident fathers are a greatly misunderstood population. These fathers are overlooked in discussions of poverty and economic vulnerability-often being viewed as the cause of social problems, rather than as having been abandoned by society. In Failing our Fathers, Ron Mincy and his colleagues present a more... more...

  • Families and Family Policies in Europeby Linda Hantrias; Marie-Therese Letabiler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 88.95

    The family is currently a controversial topic both within the UK and Europe. While demographic trends seem to suggest that family structures and attitudes within the European Union are converging and that member states are facing similar social problems, their policy responses are very different. This book examines the differences between these national... more...

  • Distance Relationshipsby Mary Holmes

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    Drawing on interviews with UK couples in distance relationships, this book seeks to explain, evaluate and advance sociological debates about intimate life. It provides a rich and human perspective on how bodies, emotions and connections to others are key in maintaining intimate relationships. more...

  • Toddler Tamingby Christopher Green

    Random House Australia 2014; US$ 27.62

    The bestselling guide to your child's behaviour from the ages of one through to four. Many parents wonder how the sweet, chubby baby which gurgles happily at them for the first twelve months changes so suddenly into a bellowing, tantrum prone, heel drumming, carpet biting toddler. What's gone wrong? Whose fault is it? What can be done about it?... more...

  • Selbstbestimmung und Anerkennung sexueller und geschlechtlicher Vielfaltby Friederike Schmidt; Anne-Christin Schondelmayer; Ute B. Schröder

    Springer 2014; US$ 39.99

    Das Anliegen dieses Bandes ist es, sexuelle und geschlechtliche Vielfalt starker ins Bewusstsein padagogischer Kontexte zu rucken. Die Evaluationsstudie, die dieser Herausgabe voranging, weist auf ein Interesse und eine Bereitschaft hin, das Thema ?Sexuelle Vielfalt? in der padagogischen Praxis aufzugreifen und zu bearbeiten, macht aber zugleich gravierende... more...

  • Ordinary Relationshipsby Julie Brownlie

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    Recent theorizing tends to position ordinary relationships as something we have lost, yet the nature of these relationships is not seriously engaged with. Drawing on rich empirical data, this book questions epochal claims about contemporary emotional lives, setting out to be explicit about the nature of ordinary relationships. more...

  • Break Free from the Divortexby Christina Pesoli

    Seal Press 2014;

    With half of all marriages in America ending, more and more women are finding themselves in the midst of the messy, emotional divorce process. It?s easy to get sucked into the Divortex: a black hole of despair created by navigating legal issues, personal stresses, and the strain of putting lives back together. Packed with no-nonsense advice and practical... more...

  • Familie im Fokus der Wissenschaftby Anja Steinbach; Marina Hennig; Oliver Arránz Becker

    Springer 2014; US$ 39.99

    Der erste Band der Reihe ?Familienforschung? bildet den Facettenreichtum des Gegenstandes und der Themen der Familienforschung ab. Hierzu haben weithin anerkannte Familienforscher und Familienforscherinnen die Gelegenheit erhalten, ihre jeweils unterschiedlichen Perspektiven auf die Familie und die Familienforschung zu erlautern und damit auch die... more...