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  • The Fragmenting Familyby Brenda Almond

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 18.99

    Brenda Almond throws down a timely challenge to liberal consensus about personal relationships. She maintains that the traditional family is fragmenting in Western societies, and that this fragmentation is a cause of serious social problems. She urges that we reconsider our attitudes to sex and reproduction in order to strengthen our most important... more...

  • Between Parent and Childby Dr. Haim G Ginott; Alice Ginott

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2009; US$ 14.00

    Over the past thirty-five years, Between Parent and Child has helped millions of parents around the world strengthen their relationships with their children. Written by renowned psychologist Dr. Haim Ginott, this revolutionary book offered a straightforward prescription for empathetic yet disciplined child rearing and introduced new communication... more...

  • The Handbook of Children, Media and Developmentby Sandra L. Calvert; Barbara J. Wilson

    Wiley 2009; US$ 243.95

    The Handbook of Children, Media and Development brings together an interdisciplinary group of experts in the fields of developmental psychology, developmental science, communication, and medicine to provide an authoritative, comprehensive look at the empirical research on media and media policies within the field. 25 newly-commissioned essays... more...

  • Coming to Careby Julia Brannen; June Statham; Ann Mooney

    Policy Press 2007; US$ 99.00

    This book provides fascinating insights into the factors that influence why people enter and leave care work, their motivations, understandings and experiences of their work and intersection of it with their family lives. more...

  • Children of the 21st Centuryby Prof. Shirley Dex; Professor Heather Joshi

    Policy Press 2005; US$ 39.95

    This book documents the early lives of almost 19,000 children born in the UK at the start of the 21st century, and their families. It is the first time that analysis of data from the hugely important Millennium Cohort Study, a longitudinal study following the progress of the children and their families, has been drawn together in a single volume. The... more...

  • Reclaiming Childhoodby Helene Guldberg

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 39.95

    Children are cooped up, passive, apathetic and corrupted by commerce? or so we are told. Reclaiming Childhood confronts the dangerous myths spun about modern childhood. Yes, children today are losing out on many experiences past generations took for granted, but their lives have improved in so many other ways. This book exposes the stark consequences... more...

  • The Newborn as a Personby J. Kevin Nugent; Bonnie Petrauskas; T. Berry Brazelton

    Wiley 2008; US$ 105.00

    Advances in the fields of psychology and psychiatry have bolstered the perspective that infants are not the passive recipients of sensory stimulation as it was once thought. Built on T. Berry Brazelton s paradigm-shifting work on the individuality of infants, this book provides relevant information on the necessity for family-centered intervention... more...

  • Parenting with Pride Latino Styleby Carmen Inoa Vazquez

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 6.99

    From a distinguished psychologist, mother, and Latina, Parenting with Pride Latino Style offers the first bicultural child-rearing approach for Latino parents. This groundbreaking book supports families in raising their children with time-honored Hispanic values while incorporating the best that North America has to offer. Dr. Vazquez's unique parenting... more...

  • Shaping Childhoodby Roger Cox

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 210.00

    What part has religion played in the history of child-rearing? How do we persuade children to behave rationally and how should we exercise adult authority? What use do we make of their innocence and how do we cope with their sexuality? Has history left us with ideas about the child which make no sense in the prevailing conditions of the late twentieth... more...

  • Early Socialisationby Cara Flanagan

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 64.50

    Early Socialisation looks at sociability and attachment and how they relate to emotional and cognitive development. Topics covered include: bonding, attachment, deprivation, separation and privation, as well as enrichment. Social and cultural variations are considered, and theories of attachment and loss are described and evaluated. more...