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Parents. Parenthood

  • Fathers and Daughtersby Sue Sharpe

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95

    Sharpe explores important factors in the relationships between fathers and daughters. She uses the words and experiences of fathers and daughters to draw out the complexities, conflicts and contradictions of this unique relationship. more...

  • Good Enough Mothering?by Elizabeth Bortolaia Silva

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.95

    An engaging collection of accounts of historial patterns of mothering and ideologies of the family. Includes cross-national comparisons of policies and experience of lone motherhood in developed and developing countries. more...

  • The Parenting Skills Treatment Plannerby Sarah Edison Knapp; Arthur E. Jongsma

    Wiley 2010; US$ 60.00

    The Parenting Skills Treatment Planner provides all the elements necessary to quickly and easily develop formal treatment plans that satisfy the demands of HMOs, managed care companies, third-party payors, and state and federal review agencies. A critical tool for mental health professionals addressing today's complex family structures and the... 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...

  • Reconstructing Motherhood and Disability in the Age of Perfect Babiesby Gail Landsman

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95

    Examining mothers of newly diagnosed disabled children within the context of new reproductive technologies and the discourse of choice, this book uses anthropology and disability studies to revise the concept of "normal" and to establish a social environment in which the expression of full lives will prevail. more...

  • Media and Middle Class Momsby Lara J. Descartes; Conrad Kottak

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 39.95

    Written by nationally recognized anthropologists Conrad Kottak and Lara Descartes, this ethnography of largely white, middle class families in a town in the midwest explores the role that the media play in influencing how those families cope with everyday work/family issues. The book insightfully reports that families struggle with, and make work/family... 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...

  • Birthing a Motherby Elly Teman

    University of California Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Courage To Be a Single Motherby Sheila Ellison

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99

    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...