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  • Young People's Perspectives on End-of-Lifeby Sarah Coombs

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 93.39

    This book challenges adult assumptions that young-people do not, cannot and should not think about death. The author uses everyday material objects in order to facilitate a range of conversations, revealing lively engagement with the topic. Cultural resources, such as literature and film, provide a rich variety of perspectives on and responses to... more...

  • Home and Sexualityby Rachael M Scicluna

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 94.48

    This book explores the meanings and experiences of home among a group of lesbians who over the past five decades have sought to create alternative intimate and public living spaces. The protagonists who enact the ethnographic narrative are a small group of older lesbians, mainly feminist activists, residing in the metropolis of London. The meaning... more...

  • The Absent Mother in the Cultural Imaginationby Berit Åström

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.48

    This anthology explores the recurring trope of the dead or absent mother in Western cultural productions. Across historical periods and genres, this dialogue has been employed to articulate and debate questions of politics and religion, social and cultural change as well as issues of power and authority within the family. Åström seeks to... more...

  • Sexual Identity and Lesbian Family Lifeby Iris Erh-Ya Pai

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 94.48

    This new book illustrates how Taiwanese lesbians negotiate their lives outside patriarchal families, while seeking varying ways to maintain working relationships with their families of origin, as their notion of family distinguishes them from same sex couples in other countries. This ambivalence has a strong influence on their relational decisions... more...

  • Towards a Professional Model of Surrogate Motherhoodby Ruth Walker; Liezl van Zyl

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 94.48

    This book delves deeply into modern surrogacy arrangements, responding to both practical and ethical critiques by offering a radically new model for surrogate motherhood. Current practice distinguishes between two models of surrogacy – the altruistic (unpaid) model and the commercial (paid) model, both of which present social, ethical, and conceptual... more...

  • After-School Programs to Promote Positive Youth Developmentby Nancy L. Deutsch

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 50.19

    The second volume of this SpringerBrief presents a series of papers compiled from a conference addressing how after-school programs can promote positive youth development (PYD) hosted by Youth-Nex, the University of Virginia Center to Promote Effective Youth Development. It examines summer learning and best practices for different types of after-school... more...

  • Mum and Dad are Separatingby Marina Tsioumanis

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 52.95

    This is a comprehensive and practical resource to help both children and adults deal with the difficulty of family separation. It offers an invaluable programme that provides a wealth of information about grief and the changes that many families encounter during family separation, both externally eg moving house, the practicalities of access visits... more...

  • After-School Programs to Promote Positive Youth Developmentby Nancy L. Deutsch

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 50.19

    The first volume of this SpringerBrief presents a series of papers compiled from a conference about how after-school programs may be implemented to promote positive youth development (PYD) hosted by Youth-Nex, the University of Virginia Center to Promote Effective Youth Development. This volume reviews the importance of after-school programs for PYD... more...

  • Human Nature and Social Lifeby Jon Henrik Ziegler Remme; Kenneth Sillander

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    The book explores how humans are distinct social beings whose relations nevertheless extend into nonhuman spheres in various ways. more...

  • Television and Dating in Contemporary Chinaby Chao Yang

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 93.39

    This book considers the changing nature of intimacy in contemporary China, providing a unique case study of romantic subjectivities in young people in the world’s fastest growing economy.  Since the implementation of reform in 1978, the economic and socio-cultural environment of modern China has experienced a dramatic transformation under the... more...