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  • Debating Early Child Careby Robert Crosnoe; Tama Leventhal

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00

    Demonstrates how research on child care can become used as ammunition in fierce media public debates. more...

  • Tainted Love: The gritty new thriller from the #1 bestsellerby Kimberley Chambers

    HarperCollins Publishers 2016; US$ 21.46

    Three Butlers Two weddings One funeral The explosive new novel from the Sunday Times #1 bestselling author Kimberley Chambers. more...

  • Family Violence in Japanby Fumie Kumagai; Masako Ishii-Kuntz

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book provides fresh sociological analyses on family violence in Japan. Aimed at an international audience, the authors adopt a life course perspective in presenting their research. Following a comprehensive overview of family violence in Japan in both historical and contemporary contexts, it then goes on to define the extent and causes of child... more...

  • Mobile Communication and the Familyby Sun Sun Lim

    Springer Netherlands 2016; US$ 129.00

    This volume captures the domestication of mobile communication technologies by families in Asia, and its implications for family interactions and relationships. It showcases research on families across a spectrum of socio-economic profiles, from both rural and urban areas, offering insights on children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly. While mobile... more...

  • Krise in der Lebensmitteby Volker Münch

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 39.99

    In diesem Buch werden die Chancen und Risiken der vielbesprochenen ?midlife-crisis? thematisiert ? Therapeuten und Berater erhalten Anregungen für ihre Arbeit und Selbstreflektion. Die unterschiedlichen Formen, die die Durchbrüche des Unbewussten im Alltag von Männern und Frauen annehmen, werden auch anhand klinischer Beispiele genauer untersucht.... more...

  • Schulabsentismus und Schuldropoutby Sandra Seeliger

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    SandraSeeliger befasst sich mit den Phänomenen Schulabsentismus und Schuldropout. Sieliefert auf der Grundlage von vier Fallstudien einen tiefen Einblick in dievielfältigen Bedingungsgefüge, die einen erfolgreichen Schulabschluss behindernkönnen und bindet die Erkenntnisse in den aktuellen wissenschaftlichen Diskursein. Die vier Analysen werden mit... more...

  • Childhood, Family, Alcoholby Dr Mark Jayne; Dr Myles Gould; Professor Gill Valentine

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2016; US$ 59.95

    Drawing together international research from the fields of geography, alcohol studies, sociology, psychology and childhood studies, Jayne and Valentine explore children?s understandings and experiences of alcohol consumption and the role of alcohol in family life. Chapters address both extra-familial ?norms? about parenting and drinking cultures which... more...

  • Marriage and Fertility Behaviour in Japanby Nobutaka Fukuda

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 129.00

    This monograph examines the influence of ideational and socio-economic factors on Japanese marriage and fertility behaviour. It also investigates the historical change in attitudes toward partnership and family in Japan, which, if current trends continue, can lead to population shrinkage and an asymmetrical age structure. The author first details... more...

  • The Mating Gameby Pamela C. Regan

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 54.00

    Pamela C. Regan?s The Mating Game: A Primer on Love, Sex, and Marriage, Third Edition is the only introductory text about human mating relationships aimed specifically at a university audience. Encompassing a wide array of disciplines, this comprehensive review of theory and empirical research takes an integrated perspective on the fundamental... more...

  • Petite Reineby René Maizeroy; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "A douze ans, elle ne ressemblait, ni par ses goûts, ni par ses instincts, ni même par ses curiosités, aux autres petites filles. Peu joueuse, d'une timidité qui touchait à la sauvagerie et déjà d'un tel orgueil qu'elle supportait seulement les réprimandes de sa mère, se raidissait durant toute une journée, avec les lèvres comme scellées,... more...