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Parents. Parenthood

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  • Parenting the Custodial Grandchildby Bert Hayslip; Patricia Kaminski

    Springer Publishing Company 2008; US$ 75.00

    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. This... more...

  • Contemporary Motherhoodby Lyn Craig

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 119.95

    In this timely book, Lyn Craig employs large-scale quantitative time-use data to provide a unique and comprehensive account of how parenthood affects daily life within households. Suggesting an explanation for why fertility rates are dramatically dropping, this book makes a significant contribution to the debate on contemporary motherhood. 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. more...

  • Family Stories and the Life Courseby Michael W. Pratt; Barbara H. Fiese

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95

    This edited book draws from work that focuses on the act of telling family stories, as well as their content and structure. The process of telling family stories is linked to central aspects of development, including language acquisition, affect regulation, and family interaction patterns. This book extends across traditional developmental psychology,... more...

  • The Fatherby Luigi Zoja

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 45.95

    Argues that the father's role in bringing up children is a social construction that has been subject to change throughout history, it looks at the consequences of this along with the crisis facing parenthood today. more...

  • The International Handbook of Stepfamiliesby Jan Pryor

    Wiley 2008; US$ 110.00

    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...

  • Surrogate Motherhoodby Rachel Cook; Shelley Day-Sclater; Felicity Kaganas

    Hart Publishing Limited 2003; US$ 95.40

    This work is a multi-disciplinary collection of essays from leading researchers and practitioners, exploring legal, ethical, social, psychological and practical aspects of surrogate motherhood in Britain and abroad. 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...

  • Fathers and Sons in Athensby Barry Strauss

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95

    The Athenians could not separate politics from the private sphere; indeed father-son conflict was a major public as well as private theme. This book explores the consequences of the powerful influence of familial ideology on politics. more...

  • Mothers and Sonsby Andrea O'Reilly

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 49.95

    First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...