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  • Eveby Petrina Brown

    Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2004; US$ 12.99

    In "Eve", Petrina Brown explores the influence of religion and folklore on sex and childbirth and their impact on women. She has researched customs and ceremonies from around the world, revealing extraordinary advice that has been followed for fertility, contraception and abortion. more...

  • Making Sense of Motherhoodby Tina Miller

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 34.00

    This 2005 book charts the social, cultural and moral contours of contemporary motherhood. more...

  • Making Men into Fathersby Barbara Hobson

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 36.00

    Prominent gender studies scholars consider how institutional settings and policy shape new models of fatherhood. more...

  • From Strength to Strengthby Pat Jewell; Prue Blackmore

    Australian Council for Educational Research 2004; US$ 49.95

    From Strength to Strength is a practical, new resource for facilitators who are looking for a positive and optimistic approach and want to build on the strengths parents bring to their role. It aims to enhance emotional wellbeing in all family members, through the sharing of information and the creation of supportive community networks for parents. more...

  • Focus on Fatheringby Robin Sullivan

    Australian Council for Educational Research 2003; US$ 29.95

    Focus on Fathering discusses the fascinating, moving, and often contradictory role in which Australian men find themselves as fathers: ?What is a good father these days? ?What is it fathers provide that is so influential to a child?s development? ?Is fathering importantly different to mothering? ?Is it a role that a single mother or a substitute... more...

  • Fostering Nowby Ian Sinclair

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 38.95

    This book identifies the most significant challenges currently faced by foster care and draws out the key messages for policy and practice. It offers important insights into the state of foster care today, and suggests how it can be improved in future. This book is essential reading for social workers, policy makers, academics and foster carers. more...

  • Building a Joyful Life with your Child who has Special Needsby Linda Roan-Yager; Nancy J. Whiteman

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 24.95

    This book considers the challenges of caring for children with physical, developmental and mental health disorders and proposes methods such as learning to see events through your child's own eyes, celebrating their strengths and achievements and recognising how others can help your child. more...

  • Birth of an Adoptive, Foster or Stepmotherby Barbara Waterman

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2003; US$ 34.95

    Adoptive, foster and stepmothers, like biological mothers, find their lives completely changed by motherhood although they are not always granted the rights and privileges accorded to those who give birth. Barbara Waterman explores the common experiences that are shared by all those who enter the motherhood portal. more...

  • Motherhood and Mothering in Anglo-Saxon Englandby Mary Dockray-Miller

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 105.00

    Motherhood and Mothering in Anglo-Saxon England sifts through the historical evidence to describe and analyze a world of violence and intrigue, where mothers needed to devise their own systems to protect, nurture, and teach their children. Mary Dockray-Miller casts a maternal eye on Bede, the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle , and Beowulf to reveal mothers... more...

  • Handbook of Diversity in Parent Educationby Marvin J. Fine; Steven W. Lee

    Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 124.00

    Traditionally, books on parent education have focused on techniques from a certain tradition, either behavioral or humanistic, that could be applied to any problem of parenting or child behavior change. These books have used a "cook-book" approach that is frequently oblivious to environmental conditions that influence behavior or take into account... more...