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Family Relationships

  • KINby Nick Brodie

    Hardie Grant Books 2015; US$ 11.99

    Follow Nick Brodie’s journey to discover the history of his kinfolk and their arrival in Australia. KIN provides a unique insight into Australia’s colonial story: colonies grow and wars are fought as Nick traces his family across land and sea, in their everyday occupations and through their hardships and most memorable events. From convicts,... more...

  • Honour-Based Violenceby Dr Aisha K Gill; Dr Nazand Begikhani; Professor Gill Hague

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    ?Honour'-based violence is a form of intimate violence committed against women (and some men) by husbands, fathers, brothers and male relatives. A very common social phenomenon, it has existed throughout history and in a wide variety of societies across the world, from white European to African cultures, from South and East Asia to Latin America.... more...

  • Crisis at Workby Jesse Potter

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    Crisis at Work examines the impact work, as a precarious entity, has on the intimate and intrapersonal lives of individuals. It examines how we negotiate our identities, the trade-offs we make, and how we achieve greater meaning and fulfilment when our productive lives fail to sustain and fulfil. more...

  • Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parentsby Lindsay C. Gibson

    New Harbinger Publications 2015; US$ 13.95

    What happens when children are more mature than their parents? Growing up with an emotionally unavailable, immature, or selfish parent is painful, but rarely discussed. In this breakthrough book, clinical psychologist Lindsay C. Gibson exposes an often overlooked, yet extremely common syndrome that shapes the lives of so many people. Gibson also provides... more...

  • Family Caregiving in Aging Populationsby Twyla J. Hill

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    Family members are increasingly likely to provide caregiving for older adults as the US population ages. This book summarizes what we know about caregiving by spouses and other intimate partners, adult children, siblings, grandchildren, friends, and other relatives, as well as by members of racial, ethnic, and sexual minority groups. more...

  • Migrant Domestic Workers and Family Lifeby Maria Kontos; Glenda Bonifacio

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    This timely and innovative book delivers a comprehensive analysis of the non-recognition of the right to a family life of migrant live-in domestic and care workers in Argentina, Canada, Germany, Italy, Lebanon, Norway, the Philippines, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, the United Arab Emirates, the United States of America, and Ukraine. more...

  • Transnational Childhoodsby Benjamin Zeitlyn

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    This book follows the transnational lives of children growing up as British Bangladeshi individuals in multicultural London. Exploring the array of international events, communities and forces which influence them, Zeitlyn examines the socialisation practices among British Bangladeshi families and how this shapes their childhood and identities. more...

  • Home, School, and Community Collaborationby Kathy Beth Grant; Julie A. Ray

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 74.00

    Filled with practical suggestions and reflective opportunities, Home, School, and Community Collaboration, Third Edition uses the culturally responsive family support model as a framework to prepare teachers to work with diverse families. This text includes contributions from 22 experts in the field, offering a wide range of perspectives on issues... more...

  • Baby Boomers and Generational Conflictby Jennie Bristow

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    The dominant cultural script is that the Baby Boomers have 'had it all', thereby depriving younger generations of the opportunity to create a life for themselves. Bristow provides a critical account of this discourse by locating the problematisation of the Baby Boomers within a wider ambivalence about the legacy of the Sixties. more...

  • Two Lives, One Century--One Cuban Familyby Al Lenza

    Publish Green 2015; US$ 2.99

    This book tells the story of a Cuban-American family's "two lives" in Cuba and in the United State, basically raising two children in each country. It details the sacrifices made by my parents to leave careers, homes, and the good life to give their four children and future generations freedom and better lives in the greatest country... more...