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  • Handbook of Parentingby Marc H. Bornstein

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Please see Volume I for a full description and table of contents for all four volumes. more...

  • Working with Custodial Grandparentsby Bert Jr. Hayslip

    Springer Publishing Company 2002; US$ 89.00

    Moving beyond simply describing the differences between custodial and noncustodial grandparents, this volume places helping efforts with grandparents in theoretical, empirical, and pragmatic contexts. Stressing the importance of theoretically grounded interventions and empirically-based studies for the design, implementation, and funding of programs,... more...

  • Something Like Beautifulby asha bandele

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99

    ?asha bandele has a poignant story to share in Something Like Beautiful. It is the love that comes through that makes this such a compelling tale.? ?Nikki Giovanni   Award-winning journalist, and author of The Prisoner?s Wife and Daughter , and performance poet featured on HBO?S Def Poetry Jam , asha bandele once again writes... more...

  • Maternal Desireby Daphne de Marneffe

    Little, Brown and Company 2009; US$ 9.99

    Supermom is at the end of her rope. "Maternal Desire" shows mothers who work a full-time job and take care of their family that there is another way. The author explores maternal enjoyment as she does maternal anxiety, and offers not just understanding but the exhilaration of seeing a universal frustration discussed clearly for the first time. more...

  • The Book of Dadsby Ben George

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99

    At turns humorous, irreverent, poignant and tender, The Book of Dads brings together twenty well-known and beloved writers on the subject of fatherhood, offering fathers?or anyone who has been or loved a parent?unrivaled insights into the complexity of fatherhood as it's experienced now. It is a literary reader for the contemporary dad, hip and... more...

  • Don't Bite Your Tongueby R. Nemzoff

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 9.99

    Parents make many sacrifices helping children become healthy and autonomous adults. When children are older, wisdom advises parents to let go, disconnect, and bite their tongues. Increasing life spans mean that parents and children spend as many as five or six decades as adults together: letting go is not an option for families anymore. more...

  • The Awkward Spaces of Fatheringby Professor Stuart C Aitken

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 134.95

    Weaving together theories of space, sexuality and political identity with the stories of fathers from a range of sources, including popular culture, this book seeks to explore the spaces and movements of men-as-fathers more...

  • The Monster Withinby Barbara Almond

    University of California Press 2010; US$ 57.95

    Mixed feelings about motherhood?uncertainty over having a child, fears of pregnancy and childbirth, or negative thoughts about one?s own children?are not just hard to discuss, they are a powerful social taboo. In this beautifully written book, Barbara Almond brings this troubling issue to light. She uncovers the roots of ambivalence, tells how it manifests... more...

  • Mothering the Selfby Stephanie Lawler

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95

    The mother-daughter relationship has preoccupied feminist writers for decades, but typically it has been the daughter's story at centre-stage. Mothering the Self brings together these maternal and daughterly stories by drawing on in-depth interviews with women who speak both as mothers and as daughters. This study examines the ways in which these... more...

  • Absent Fathers?by Jonathan Bradshaw; Christine Skinner; Carol Stimson; Julie Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.95

    Much has been written and debated on lone mothers. However little has been discussed about non-resident fathers. Absent Fathers is part of a growing literature on men and masculinities and takes this debate further. Drawn from one of the best social policy units in the UK and results from the current ESRC Programme on Population and Household Change,... more...