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  • The International Handbook of Stepfamiliesby Jan Pryor

    Wiley 2008; US$ 120.00 US$ 104.00

    Written by contributors from around the world, The International Handbook of Stepfamilies: Policy and Practice in Legal, Research, and Clinical Environments is a collection of research, legal, and clinical recommendations that fills a growing need for complex, re-formed families. Using the information in this book, which includes contemporary research... more...

  • Marginalised Mothersby Val Gillies

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 53.95

    Successive moral panics have cast poor or socially excluded mothers - associated with social problems as diverse as crime, underachievement, unemployment and mental illness - as bad mothers. Their mothering practices are held up as the antithesis of good parenting and are associated with poor outcomes for children. Marginalised Mothers provides... more...

  • Working With Custodial Grandparentsby PhD Bert Jr. Hayslip; PhD Julie Hicks Patrick

    Springer Publishing Company 2002; US$ 99.99

    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...

  • The Courage To Be a Single Motherby Sheila Ellison

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 7.99

    Putting the Pieces Back Together Step One: I Do Love Myself Step Two: I Know What I Want Step Three: My Family Is Still Whole Step Four: I Can Choose Who I Am Four simple steps. A world of truth. At last, a source of compassion and support for divorced mothers facing the realities of raising children when their lives are at their most vulnerable and... more...

  • When Children Become Parentsby Anne Daguerre; Dr Corinne Nativel

    Policy Press 2006; US$ 39.95

    Teenage parenthood is recognised as a significant disadvantage in western industrialised nations. It has been found to increase the likelihood of poverty and to reinforce inequalities. This book explores, for the first time, the links between welfare state provision and teenage reproductive behaviour across a range of countries with differing welfare... more...

  • Parenting the Custodial Grandchildby PhD Bert Jr. Hayslip; PhD Patricia Kaminski

    Springer Publishing Company 2008; US$ 84.99

    Grandparents have long played important roles in the lives of their adult children and their grandchildren in our own as well as in many other cultures. Yet it has only been in the last 3 or 4 decades that grandparents have received the kind of academic scrutiny that other family members--especially mothers--have been receiving a century or more.... more...

  • Parents and Children Communicating with Societyby Thomas J. Socha; Glen Stamp

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 51.95

    The volume opens a new frontier in parent-child communication research as it brings together veteran researchers and newcomers to explore the communication of parents and children as they create relationships outside the family. The chapters herein examine communication processes and problems of parents and children as they interact with childcare,... more...

  • Birthing a Motherby Elly Teman

    University of California Press 2010; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    Birthing a Mother is the first ethnography to probe the intimate experience of gestational surrogate motherhood. In this beautifully written and insightful book, Elly Teman shows how surrogates and intended mothers carefully negotiate their cooperative endeavor. Drawing on anthropological fieldwork among Jewish Israeli women, interspersed with cross-cultural... more...

  • Fathers and Sons in Athensby Barry Strauss

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    As history's first democracy, classical Athens invited political discourse. The Athenians, however could not completely separate the politicals from the private sphere; indeed father-son conflict, from patricide to murdering one's son, was a major public as well as a private theme. In a fascinating historical reappraisal, the author explores the consequences,... more...

  • Good Enough Mothering?by Elizabeth Bortolaia Silva

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.95

    Currently, lone mothers and their children make up almost 20 per cent of families with dependent children in the UK, a threefold increase since 1970. Yet, while they are often cited by politicians as both a symptom and cause of social breakdown, relatively little is known of the causes, consequences and conditions of lone motherhood in Britain and... more...