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Making Sense of Motherhood: A Narrative Approach
Cambridge University Press (2005)
US$38.00

This 2005 book charts the social, cultural and moral contours of contemporary motherhood.

Debating Same-Sex Marriage
Oxford University Press (2012)
US$10.79

Taking a "point/counterpoint" approach, John Corvino (a philosopher and a prominent gay advocate)...

The Mommy Myth: The Idealization of Motherhood and How It Has Undermined Women

The Mommy Myth

The Idealization of Motherhood and How It Has Undermined Women

Free Press (2004)
US$15.99

Susan Douglas first took on the media's misrepresentation of women in her funny, scathing social...

Framing the Bride: Globalizing Beauty and Romance in Taiwan’s Bridal Industry

Framing the Bride

Globalizing Beauty and Romance in Taiwan’s Bridal Industry

University of California Press (2003)
US$34.95

With a wedding impending, the Taiwanese bride-to-be turns to bridal photographers, makeup artists,...

Promises I Can Keep: Why Poor Women Put Motherhood before Marriage

Promises I Can Keep (3rd ed.)

Why Poor Women Put Motherhood before Marriage

University of California Press (2011)
US$29.95

Millie Acevedo bore her first child before the age of 16 and dropped out of high school to care for...

Doing Time Together: Love and Family in the Shadow of the Prison

Doing Time Together

Love and Family in the Shadow of the Prison

University of Chicago Press (2009)
US$25.00

By quadrupling the number of people behind bars in two decades, the United States has become the...

Getting Past the Pain Between Us: Healing and Reconciliation Without Compromise

Getting Past the Pain Between Us

Healing and Reconciliation Without Compromise

PuddleDancer Press (2004)
US$4.95

The tenets of Nonviolent Communication are applied to a variety of settings, including the classroom...

One Perfect Day: The Selling of the American Wedding

One Perfect Day

The Selling of the American Wedding

Penguin Publishing Group (2008)
US$17.00

Astutely observed and deftly witty, One Perfect Day masterfully mixes investigative journalism and...

Child Rearing in America: Challenges Facing Parents with Young Children

Child Rearing in America

Challenges Facing Parents with Young Children

Cambridge University Press (2002)
US$38.00

This book presents a wealth of information about the lives of families with very young children.

Adult Attachment and Couple Psychotherapy: The 'Secure Base' in Practice and Research

Adult Attachment and Couple Psychotherapy

The 'Secure Base' in Practice and Research

Taylor and Francis (2000)
US$38.05

Attachment theory has triggered an explosion of research into family relationships, and has provided...