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Family Relationships

  • Radical Challenges to the Familyby Dr Ashley Lavelle

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Defending the nuclear family and extolling ?family values? have long been central features of politics in capitalist societies, in spite of radical left challenges from social, counter-cultural and gay rights movements. This book examines these challenges as they emerged in the 1960s and 1970s, re-appraising their relevance in the light of recent... more...

  • Baby Babyby Marianne Groves

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 13.99

    Récit du combat d'une femme et de son désir d'enfant Marianne vit de sa passion pour le théâtre, la traduction et la musique. Une seule chose manque à son bonheur : un enfant. La cinquantaine approche à grands pas, les demandes d?adoption n?en finissent pas, l?homme de sa vie ne se sent toujours pas prêt... Une seule solution : faire un bébé toute... more...

  • Boys, Young Men and Violenceby Ken Harland; Sam McCready

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00

    This book draws upon data collected over an 18 year period with over 1000 boys and young men across Northern Ireland. Providing critical reflections on violence, masculinity and education, it uses the voices and experiences of young men to inform and influence research, practice and policy. more...

  • New Perspectives on Mutual Dependency in Care-Givingby Asst Prof Adéla Souralová

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Many scholars see caregiving relationships as being based on mutual dependency or interdependency. Extensively cited notions of the ?global care chain? or ?international division of reproductive labour? have prepared the ground for analysis of global interdependencies in several domains. This book goes further by taking mutual dependency as a starting... more...

  • Intimacies, Critical Consumption and Diverse Economiesby Emma Casey; Yvette Taylor

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    This collection explores the relationships between the emotional and material, engaging with and developing the debates surrounding the emotional and material labour involved in producing and reproducing domestic and intimate spaces. The contributions examine the geographies and spaces of consumption in international and local-global spheres. more...

  • Children's Spatialitiesby Abigail Hackett; Lisa Procter; Julie Seymour

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    Drawing from a wide range of disciplines, including anthropology, sociology, architecture and geography, and international contributors, this volume offers both students and scholars with an interest in the interdisciplinary study of childhood a range of ways of thinking spatially about children's lives. more...

  • Robert E. Lee's Orderlyby Al Arnold

    Publish Green 2015; US$ 7.99

    A descendant of Nathan Bedford Forrest's slaves, Al Arnold, tells his journey of embracing his Confederate heritage. His ancestor, Turner Hall, Jr., a Black Confederate, served as a body servant for two Confederate soldiers and an orderly for Gen. Robert E. Lee. Turner Hall, Jr. was celebratedby Blacks and Whites in his community. Hall attended... more...

  • The Liars' Clubby Mary Karr

    Pan Macmillan 2015; US$ 9.42

    My father comes into focus for me on a Liars' Club afternoon. He sits at a wobbly card table weighed down by a bottle. Even now the scene seems so real to me that I can't but write it in the present tense. Mary Karr grew up in a swampy East Texas refinery town in a volatile and defiantly loving family. In this funny, devastating, haunting memoir... more...

  • The Crossoverby Kwame Alexander

    Andersen Press Ltd 2015; US$ 12.78

    ?With a bolt of lightning on my kicks . . . The court is SIZZLING. My sweat is DRIZZLING. Stop all that quivering. Cuz tonight I'm delivering? 12-year-old Josh and his twin Jordan have basketball in their blood. They?re kings of the court, star players for their school team. Their father used to be a champion player and they each want nothing more... more...

  • Book Analysis: No and Me by Delphine de Viganby Bright Summaries

    Primento Digital 2015; US$ 4.99

    In this clear and detailed reading guide, we?ve done all the hard work for you! No and Me by Delphine de Vigan is a hard-hitting novel that deals with the shortcomings of today?s society with regards to the homeless. It tells the story of Lou, a young girl who befriends No, a homeless girl, and decides to help her, gaining her first insight into... more...