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  • Rabbitby Patricia Williams; Jeannine Amber

    HarperCollins 2017; US$ 19.49

    “I know a lot of people think they know what it’s like to grow up in the hood. Like maybe they watched a couple of seasons of The Wire and they got the shit all figured out. But TV doesn’t tell the whole story.” -- Ms. Pat They called her Rabbit. Patricia Williams (aka Ms. Pat) was born and raised in Atlanta at the height of the crack... more...

  • Donnaby V.C. Andrews

    Pocket Star 2017; US$ 1.99

    Book Two of the Girls of Spindrift. From the New York Times bestselling author of the Flowers in the Attic and My Sweet Audrina series, now Lifetime movies, continues a haunting new series featuring highly intelligent teenage girls who struggle to survive a specialized high school and find their place in a world that doesn’t understand them. Such... more...

  • Father Therapyby Doreen Virtue; Andrew Karpenko

    Hay House 2017; US$ 15.00 US$ 13.20

    Wounds from primal relationships, such as those with mothers and fathers, run very deep. If your childhood involved an absent, addicted, or abusive father, you may have these “emotional ghosts”: Low self-esteem; People-pleasing, approval-seeking, neediness, and codependency; Wishing and praying that your dad would change into the father... more...

  • Ancestorsby David Hertzel

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 37.00

    Everyone—in every place and culture—has ancestors. David Hertzel draws on his interviews with more than thirty people from a variety of cultural backgrounds across the United States and around the world to provide an engaging foray into the nature of relationships between people today and their ancestors, exploring what ancestry means in the modern... more...

  • Finding Lost Childhoodsby Suellen Murray

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.55

    This book explores care-leavers’ access to their personal records. People who grew up in care in previous decades may know little about their family nor understand why they were placed in care nor how decisions were made about their lives. Personal records can be a source of this information. Murray posits that it is crucial that those releasing... more...

  • Elternschaft zwischen Projekt und Projektionby Kerstin Jergus; Jens Oliver Krüger; Anna Roch

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 29.79

    Dieser Band versammelt aktuelle sozialwissenschaftliche Perspektiven der Elternforschung, mit denen Elternschaft zwischen „Projekt und Projektion“ als eigenständiges Forschungsfeld konturiert wird. Gegenwärtig rücken Eltern auf vielfältige Weise in den Mittelpunkt bildungs- und sozialpolitischer, gesellschaftlicher und medialer Aufmerksamkeit. Verbunden... more...

  • The Economic Lifecycle, Gender and Intergenerational Supportby Marina Zannella

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 50.82

    This book examines economic transfers across generations and genders from a European perspective. It addresses key challenges that contemporary societies face in regards to ageing, welfare sustainability, and intergenerational and gender equity. Coverage also offers important insights into an often invisible side of the economy, namely the contribution... more...

  • Gay Men’s Working Lives, Retirement and Old Ageby Peter Robinson

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 94.55

    This book examines the working lives, retirement plans, and old age experiences of three generations of gay men born 1924–86. It draws on data collected from interviews with 82 men in Australia, England, New Zealand, and USA. The first half of the book concentrates on the men’s working lives, while the second half of the book explores the interviewees’... more...

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

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.55

    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...

  • Afraid to Tellby Heidi Harding; Tom Harding; Chloe Harding

    Ebury Publishing 2017; US$ 9.86

    He was our abusive father. We were just children. No one could know. Heidi was 18 when she read her little sister Chloe’s diary, and discovered that they shared a terrible secret: they had both been abused by their father. After years of fear and isolation, Heidi knew she had to go to the police. For a long time, Chloe resented Heidi for... more...