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  • Neue Vergesellschaftungsformen des Alter(n)sby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 39.99

    Die Autoren des Bandes gehen der Frage nach, wie sich vor dem Hintergrund der demografischen Entwicklung die Teilhabe am gesellschaftlichen Leben für die Generationen wandelt. Die künftigeVerteilung der materiellen und sozialen Ressourcen und insbesondere die Zukunft des ?Generationenvertrages? sind die übergreifenden Probleme, die in den Beiträgen... more...

  • The Politicization of Parenthoodby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 179.00

    This book explores changes in the relationship of families and the state, and the shifting borders of public and private responsibility in education, child care, and childrearing. Covers the trend toward attempts at socio-political control of private life. more...

  • Parenting Across Culturesby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 209.00

    This book highlights the strong connection between culture and parenting. It includes many different cultural views on parenting and examines such issues as depression, academic achievement, adolescent identity, abusive parenting, and stepparents. more...

  • Learning to Serveby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 249.00

    Service learning, as defined by the editors, is the generation of knowledge that is of benefit to the community as a whole. This seventh volume in the Outreach Scholarship book series contributes a unique discussion of how service learning functions as a critical cornerstone of outreach scholarship. The sections and chapters of this book marshal... more...

  • Child and Family Advocacyby

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 49.99

    This practical reference builds an ethical foundation that defines advocacy as a professional competency, and identifies skills that clinicians and researchers can use in advocating at the local, state, and federal levels. more...

  • Handbook of School Mental Healthby

    Springer US 2013; US$ 349.00

    The updated 2nd edition of this book helps professionals maximize resources and build more effective school-based services and programs. Includes best practices for promoting wellness, early detection and intervention strategies for various disorders and more. more...

  • Visual Methodologies and Digital Tools for Researching with Young Childrenby

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book details methods for researching child and community development with a focus on visual methodology so the dynamics of development can be captured over time and analyzed historically, culturally, socially, ecologically and psychologically. more...

  • Kinship and Demographic Behavior in the Pastby

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 99.00

    This book examines the ways kinship affects demographic behavior, including mortality patterns to determine the influence of fertility patterns, the contribution of parents? longevity, and the affects of a family history of disease. more...

  • Knowledge Survivesby Sooraj

    Leadstart Publishing Pvt Ltd 2014; US$ 10.00

    Knowledge Survives,is a touching story of Rakesh Awasthi, a poor boy from Allahabad, who reluctantly agrees to appear for the IIT entrance exam to please his father. Successfully clearing the entrance exam, he moves to IIT Mumbai. Touched by the plight of under privileged kids, he does everything within his power, and through various ingenious ideas... more...

  • A History of Marriageby Elizabeth Abbott

    Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 24.95

    What does the "tradition of marriage" really look like? In A History of Marriage, Elizabeth Abbott paints an often surprising picture of this most public, yet most intimate, institution. Ritual of romance, or social obligation? Eternal bliss, or cult of domesticity? Abbott reveals a complex tradition that includes same-sex unions, arranged marriages,... more...