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Parents. Parenthood

  • The Awkward Spaces of Fatheringby Stuart C. Aitken

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 124.95

    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$ 24.95

    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...

  • Parenthood in Americaby Lawrence Balter

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 185.00

    This is the work of America's real authorities, the heavy hitters in psychology, health, sociology, anthropology, and family history. It aims to fill the gap between how-to books and specialized texts aimed at scholars. more...

  • Down Our Wayby Jacqueline Barnes

    Wiley 2007; US$ 198.00

    This book will describe in detail what it is like to be a parent in four different communities in England. The research data that are the basis for this description are interpreted in relation to a number of key factors, include: family social class, ethnic group, length of time on the neighbourhood and the presence of extended family locally. The... more...

  • There When He Needs Youby Neil I. Bernstein; Brooke Lea Foster

    Atria Books 2008; US$ 16.99

    Men want to be better fathers, and today they're trying harder than ever. They jog behind strollers, leave work early for parent-teacher conferences, and roughhouse with their kids before they've had a chance to change out of their suits. But many men aren't building the relationships with their sons that they'd hoped for. And sons are finding... more...

  • Growing up with Parents who have Learning Difficultiesby Tim Booth; Wendy Booth

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 63.95

    Provides new evidence and insights derived from original research and life stories to answer questions about what it means for a child to be brought up by a parent with learning difficulties and whether this affects their well-being. more...

  • Parenting and the Child's Worldby John G. Borkowski; Sharon Landesma Ramey; Marie Bristol-Power

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 49.95

    Stimulated by the publication of The Nurture Assumption by Judith Rich Harris, Parenting and the Child's World was conceived around the notion that there are multiple sources of influence on children's development, including parenting behavior, family resources, genetic and other biological factors, as well as social influences from peers, teachers,... more...

  • Handbook of Parentingby Marc H. Bornstein

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95

    This multi-volume set brings together experts in all aspects of parenting. For all developmental and family researchers and educators. more...

  • Handbook of Parentingby Marc H. Bornstein

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95

    Despite the fact that most people become parents and everyone who has ever lived has had parents, parenting remains a mystifying subject about which almost everyone has opinions, but about which few people agree. Striking permutations on the theme of parenting are emerging--single parenthood, blended families, lesbian and gay parents, and teen versus... more...

  • Handbook of Parentingby Marc H. Bornstein

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95

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