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Family Relationships

  • Work, Family and Commuting in Europeby David Ralph

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    'Euro-commuters' have emerged as a new group of migrants since the onset of the economic crisis in the EU. These people work in one country but live in another. This book analyses the characteristics of these migrants, their motivations and how commuting influences their personal, family and social lives. more...

  • The Assembled Partiesby Richard Greenberg

    Theatre Communications Group 2014; US$ 14.95

    A funny, heartwarming play about the way time changes those we love. more...

  • Alter(n)sbilder in der Schuleby Ludwig Amrhein; Gertrud M. Backes; Anne Harjes; Christopher Najork

    Springer 2014;

    Im Zentrum des qualitativen Forschungsprojekts steht die Frage, welche Bilder vom Alter und Altern in der Schule vorherrschen und dort vermittelt werden. Dazu wurden Lehrplane und Schul- und Lesebucher der Primarstufe und der Sekundarstufe I inhaltsanalytisch untersucht sowie Schuler(innen) der zweiten und neunten Klasse und deren Lehrer(innen) befragt.... more...

  • British Chinese Familiesby Carmen Lau-Clayton

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    Based on repeat interviews from a range of generational perspectives, this book explores the nature of contemporary British Chinese households and childhoods, examining the extent to which parents identify themselves as being Chinese and how decisions to uphold or move away from 'traditional' Chinese values impacts on their child-rearing methods. more...

  • British Chinese Familiesby Carmen Lau-Clayton

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    Based on repeat interviews from a range of generational perspectives, this book explores the nature of contemporary British Chinese households and childhoods, examining the extent to which parents identify themselves as being Chinese and how decisions to uphold or move away from 'traditional' Chinese values impacts on their child-rearing methods. more...

  • Everyday Friendshipsby Harry Blatterer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    This book conceptualises the lived experience of intimacy in a world in which the terms and conditions of love and friendship are increasingly unclear. It shows that the analysis of the 'small world' of dyads can give important clues about society and its gendered makeup. more...

  • Everyday Friendshipsby Harry Blatterer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    This book conceptualises the lived experience of intimacy in a world in which the terms and conditions of love and friendship are increasingly unclear. It shows that the analysis of the 'small world' of dyads can give important clues about society and its gendered makeup. more...

  • Geographies of alternative educationby Peter Kraftl

    Policy Press 2014; US$ 38.66

    This book offers a comparative analysis of alternative education in the UK, focusing on learning spaces that cater for children and young people. It constitutes one of the first book-length explorations of alternative learning spaces outside mainstream education. more...

  • My Wayby Mona Siddiqui

    I.B.Tauris 2014; US$ 29.00

    Polarized debates about ?Islam? and ?the West? are now so ubiquitous that it is easy to forget how damaging they can be. The vast majority of Muslims do not wish to see Islam used as a divisive force within the largely secular societies in which they live. How then can Muslim stereotyping be challenged? Mona Siddiqui is one of the foremost Western... more...

  • Children and Bordersby Spyros Spyrou; Miranda Christou

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    This collection brings together an interdisciplinary pool of scholars to explore the relationship between children and borders with richly-documented ethnographic studies from around the world. The book provides a penetrating account of how borders affect children's lives and how children play a constitutive role in the social life of borders. more...