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  • Becomingby Laura Jane Williams

    Hodder & Stoughton 2016; US$ 21.99

    When the man Laura Jane Williams thought she'd wed dumped her and married her friend, she was devastated. Empty. Drinking too much, sleeping around, and moving from place-to-place in a refusal to put down roots, she tried to fill the void - the gaping hole - that heartbreak had left behind. She wanted control. To grab life by the balls. To live boldly.... more...

  • No More Narcissists!by Candace V. Love

    New Harbinger Publications 2016; US$ 13.95

    Why do some women date, or even marry, narcissistic men?over and over ? For the first time, a clinical psychologist and expert in narcissism offers a step-by-step guide to help women break the cycle of seeking out narcissistic men. Using skills based in cognitive behavioral and schema therapy, readers will gain an understanding of why they are attracted... more...

  • Boomerang Kids: The Demography of Previously Launched Adultsby D. Nicole Farris

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    Combining statistical analyses and personal interviews, this book examines the phenomenon of adult children in the United States who have returned to living with their parents in the family home. It uses both data and narrative to fully detail how such co-residency has shaped this ever-increasing demographic group, who are often referred to as "previously... more...

  • Health Care for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities across the Lifespanby I. Leslie Rubin; Joav Merrick; Donald E. Greydanus; Dilip R. Patel

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 839.00

    This book provides a broad overview of quality health care for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). It focuses on providing the reader a practical approach to dealing with the health and well-being of people with IDD in general terms as well as in dealing with specific conditions. In addition, it offers the reader a perspective... more...

  • Paarberatung und Paartherapieby Marcel Schär

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 29.99

    Dieses Buch dient Therapeuten und Beratern bei ihrer täglichen Arbeit mit Paaren und liefert Antworten auf relevante Fragen, etwa, wie es dazu kommt, dass Paare unglücklich werden, obwohl sie zu Beginn ihrer Partnerschaft glücklich und verliebt waren, bzw. noch wichtiger: wie sie wieder zufrieden werden. Welche Modelle und Ansätze helfen in der Arbeit... more...

  • Heirat in Japanby Nora Kottmann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 44.99

    Vor dem Hintergrund des demografischen Wandels und der stark problematisierten Veränderungen des Heiratsverhaltens untersucht Nora Kottmann die Bedeutung der Heirat für junge Erwachsene und deren Lebensentwürfe in Japan. Mittels einer qualitativen Interviewstudie zeigt sie einerseits die anhaltende Bedeutung der Heirat auf, andererseits legt sie jedoch... more...

  • Does your Family Make You Smarter?by James R. Flynn

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 20.00

    A new method of estimating what affects IQ shows that life history and choice count toward your level of intelligence. more...

  • Theory, Research, and Practical Guidelines for Family Life Coachingby Kimberly Allen

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 119.00

    This volume focuses on breaking ground with family coaching, presenting theory, research and practical guidelines for researchers, educators and practitioners. Readers will discover a theoretical overview of coaching psychology and family science, accessibly presented research and models of family coaching and family life education. The insight this... more...

  • Migrant Care Workers aus Polen in der häuslichen Pflegeby Patrycja Kniejska

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 29.99

    Das Buch ermöglicht einen differenzierten Blick auf die PendelmigrantInnen aus Polen, die in der häuslichen Pflege in Deutschland überwiegend ?schwarz? beschäftigt werden. Patrycja Kniejska zeigt, dass sie eine Variante von Pflegenden repräsentieren, die bilokal leben und über virtuelle Kommunikation die Verbindung zu ihrer Familie in Polen aufrechterhalten.... more...

  • Contemporary Motherhoodby Lyn Craig

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    In this timely book Lyn Craig provides the first comprehensive account of how parents divide their time between caring for children, housework, paid work and leisure. Using large-scale quantitative time-use data , the book provides a detailed analysis of the impact of children upon adult time. This research reveals a unique picture of how parenthood... more...