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Life skills. Coping skills. Everyday living skills

  • Sex at the Marginsby Laura María Agustin

    Zed Books 2010; US$ 31.95

    This groundbreaking book explodes several myths: that selling sex is completely different from any other kind of work; that migrants who sell sex are passive victims; and that the multitude of people out to save them are without self-interest.Laura Agustín makes a passionate case against these stereotypes, arguing that the label 'trafficked' does not... more...

  • Unquiet Livesby Joanne Bailey

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 37.00 US$ 30.34

    A revisionary study of married life in eighteenth-century England. more...

  • Personal Coping: Theory, Research, and Applicationby Bruce Carpenter

    ABC-CLIO 1992; US$ 84.00

    This volume presents current models of coping, describes the coping process, and relates that process to environmental factors, person variables, and desirable outcomes. Unlike most treatments of coping, which are organized around stress, this volume emphasizes features of the coping process that have broad relevance across many potential stressors.... more...

  • Ideal Homes?by Tony Chapman; Jenny Hockey

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 70.95

    Ideal Homes? shows how both popular images and experiences of home life relate to the ability of society's members to produce and respond to social change. The book provides for the first time an analysis of the space of the home and the experiences of home life by writers from a wide range of disciplines, including sociology, architecture, geography... more...

  • Families in Transitionby Professor Nickie Charles; Charlotte Davies; Chris Harris

    Policy Press 2008; US$ 41.95

    This book analyses the specific ways in which family lives have changed and how they have been affected by the major structural and cultural changes of the second half of the twentieth century. more...

  • Adolescent Copingby Erica Frydenberg

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 57.95

    Young people need to cope in a variety of settings, including school, home, peer groups and the workplace, and with a range of life problems such as examinations and parental divorce. This thoroughly revised and updated new edition of Adolescent Coping presents the latest research and applications in the field of coping. It highlights the ways in... more...

  • Purpose & Power In Retirementby Harold Koenig

    Templeton Press 2008; US$ 9.99

    Dr. Harold G. Koenig, with expertise in the fields of geriatrics, mental health, and religion, explains that the notion of retirement was in fact a marketing tool developed in the post-World War II period. Continuing today, society's image of retirement is based largely on myths, such as: things will get better when you retire—you'll... more...

  • Life Skills Activities for Secondary Students with Special Needsby Darlene Mannix

    Wiley 2009; US$ 32.95 US$ 23.07

    Ready-to-use lessons for teaching basic life skills to adolescents with special needs This book offers teachers and parents a unique collection of more than 200 worksheets to help adolescents with special needs build the life skills they need to achieve independence and succeed in everyday life. The book provides 22 complete teaching units focusing... more...

  • Parenting Representationsby Ofra Mayseless

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 124.00 US$ 101.68

    This book is about parenting representations - parents' reviews, emotions, and internal world regarding their parenting. more...

  • Communication, Race, and Familyby Thomas J. Socha; Rhunette C. Diggs

    Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 43.95

    This groundbreaking volume explores how family communication influences the perennial and controversial topic of race. In assembling this collection, editors Thomas J. Socha and Rhunette C. Diggs argue that the hope for managing America's troubles with "race" lies not only with communicating about race at public meetings, in school, and in the media,... more...