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- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 16.95
According to the National Center for Health Statistics, less than half of the people who get married in the United States remain with their first spouse, and less than 50 percent of children grow up with both biological parents. In short, we live in a society of blended families. Everyone who survives a divorce and enters a new family is vulnerable.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00
Based on a summer institute of the Family Research Consortium, this book presents theory and research from leading scholars working on issues of risk and resilience in families. Focusing on the splits and bonds that shape children's development, this volume's primary goal is to stimulate theoretical and empirical advances in research on family processes.... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 144.95
As social scientists, we are called to investigate society. A powerful component of understanding society can be found when researching the lives of children and youth. This volume provides a glimpse into these lives. more...
- Addicus Books 2014; US$ 9.99
Providing accurate and objective information to help make the right decisions during a divorce in Arizona, this guide provides answers to more than 350 queries such as What is the mediation process in Arizona 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... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...