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Parenting

  • 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...

  • Helping Children Succeedby Paul Tough

    Random House 2016; US$ 12.68

    In his international bestseller How Children Succeed, Paul Tough introduced us to research showing that personal qualities like perseverance, self-control and conscientiousness play a critical role in children?s success. Now, in Helping Children Succeed, he outlines the practical steps that adults ? from parents and teachers to policymakers and... 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...

  • Get It!by Jacqueline Laurita; Jené Luciani

    BenBella Books, Inc. 2016; US$ 19.99

    Juggling mom, wife, and work time is a challenge for any woman. And what about me? time? How do you find the time to meet your commitments and take care of your family without losing sight of your own needs? In Get It! , longtime Bravo-TV Real Housewives of New Jersey cast member and twenty-year cosmetology veteran Jacqueline Laurita teams up... 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...

  • 5 Things Every Parent Needs to Know about Their Kids and Sexby Anne Marie Miller

    Baker Publishing Group 2016; US$ 15.99

    Using the Bible as a foundation, popular author, blogger, and speaker reveals five essentials for Christian parents, informing and equipping them to have meaningful and age-appropriate conversations with their children about sex, pornography, and sexual abuse. 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...

  • Bildung, Schicht und Generationensolidarität in Europaby Ronny König

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    Die quantitative Untersuchung widmet sich den Zusammenhängenzwischen Bildung, Schicht und Generationensolidarität auf Grundlage des ?Surveyof Health, Ageing and Retirement? (SHARE) und unter  Einschluss von 19 europäischen Ländern. Diezentralen Fragen, die die Arbeit zu beantworten versucht, lauten: Wie lassensich europäische Familien unter dem... more...