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  • Collateral Damageby Dr. John Chirban

    Thomas Nelson 2017; US$ 19.99

    Based on research from more than 10,000 surveys from children and parents of divorce, Collateral Damage presents parents with an overview of the impact that divorce has on their children and offers ways to better serve their needs at this critical time. more...

  • Eltern zwischen Kindertageseinrichtung und Grundschuleby Miriam Buse

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 41.96

    Miriam Buse rekonstruiert mit der ?Dokumentarischen Methode? in ihrer als qualitativer Längsschnitt angelegten Studie elterliche Orientierungen zur Zusammenarbeit mit pädagogischen Fach- und Lehrkräften und fokussiert dabei die Beziehung zwischen Eltern und pädagogischen Akteuren in Kita und Grundschule im Kontext der Transitionsbewältigung. Die entwickelten... more...

  • Chinese Fatherhood, Gender and Familyby Mario Liong

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 76.41

    This book is about how Chinese men make sense of and practise fatherhood within the context of changing gender conventions and socio-cultural conditions. Liong analyses data from participant observations at a men's centre, focus groups, and in-depth interviews, to assess the subjective experience and identities of Chinese fathers in Hong Kong, from... more...

  • Fostering Mixed Race Childrenby Fiona Peters

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 85.98

    The ?mixed race? classification is known to be a factor of disadvantage in children?s social care and this fastest growing population is more likely than any other ethnic group to experience care admission. How does knowledge of ?mixedness? underpin policy and practice? How, when and why is the classification ?mixed? a disadvantage? Through narrative... more...

  • Family Continuity and Changeby Vida Cesnuityte; Detlev Lück; Eric D. Widmer

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 95.61

    This volume provides readers with recent sociological approaches to family understanding, theorising and practices within the context of continuities and change, both across generations and during individual life courses. The contributors uniquely investigate the friction between persisting family needs and changing circumstances, between holding... more...

  • How To Profit From Your Divorceby P. A. Ross

    Clink Street Publishing 2017; US$ 10.99

    We cordially invite you to read P. A. Ross?s common sense guide to divorce: how to do it well and how to profit from it.Over 40% of marriages will end in divorce in the UK, with one in three lives now affected by it. For most couples, ending a marriage is an upsetting, expensive and potentially devastating process which can leave them worse off, both... more...

  • Families, Status and Dynastiesby Riitta Jallinoja

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 95.61

    This book takes a novel approach to family, exploring in detail how status is inherited and maintained within families; the process of upward social mobility; and how the roots of social decline start within families. The author also examines how rigidly status equivalence determines choice of spouse. Exceptionally extensive in its coverage, the... more...

  • Altern, Gesundheit, Partizipationby Meike Haefker; Knut Tielking

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 26.77

    In diesem Buch wird gezeigt, wie selbstbestimmtes Alter in einer ambulanten, ganzheitlichen Wohn- und Versorgungssituation möglich ist. Anhand eines Modellprojekts wird ein innovativer Ansatz dargestellt, der eine bedarfsgerechte Versorgung gewährleistet sowie den Anforderungen an Pflegeberufe gerecht wird. Die Autoren erläutern zudem theoretische... more...

  • Schwule im Alterby Heiko Gerlach; Christian Szillat

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 35.71

    Heiko Gerlach und Christian Szillat betrachten die soziale Lebensgestaltung älterer männerliebender Männer unter Berücksichtigung ihrer Diskriminierungs- und Akzeptanzerfahrung. Die Autoren ermitteln für die Studie auch die aktuelle und die bevorzugte spätere Wohnform der Studienteilnehmer im Alter. Im Ergebnis liefert die Arbeit erstmalig Kenntnisse... more...

  • The Optimist's Guide to Divorceby Suzanne Riss; Jill Sockwell

    Workman Publishing Company 2016; US$ 14.95

    For the more than one million women who get divorced each year, welcome to your support group. Wise, comforting, and uplifting, The Optimist?s Guide to Divorce captures the experience of sisterhood through the voices of its authors and their community of women in the Maplewood Divorce Club?women who understand what you?re going through, who know... more...