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  • Family Law and Personal Lifeby John Eekelaar

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 64.99

    This second edition of John Eekelaar's classic work examines the questions at the heart of family law, rethinking the ideas that shape our understanding of the family as a social unit, its purpose, and the obligations and rights that belong to family members. more...

  • Environment in the lives of children and familiesby Ann Phoenix; Janet Boddy

    Policy Press 2017; US$ 16.00

    Based on involved creative, qualitative work with families in India and the UK who live in different contexts, this book illuminates how environmental practices are negotiated within families, and how they relate to values, identities, and society. more...

  • The Lives of Stay-at-Home Fathersby Catherine Richards Solomon

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 46.00

    An in-depth sociological look at stay-at-home fathers’ familial experiences for a deeper understanding of this new familial role, of men’s evolving masculinity and fathering identities, and the interaction of community and sense of belonging among those considered “outsiders". more...

  • Intimate Relationships and Social Changeby Christina L. Scott; Sampson Lee Blair

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 114.95

    This multidisciplinary volume provides a unique and truly global collection of research on the nature of dating, mating, and coupling, as they occur across a variety of cultures in dynamically shifting societies. more...

  • Soziologie der Paarbeziehungby Günter Burkart

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 30.13

    In einer Paarbeziehung zu leben gehört zu den wichtigsten Quellen persönlicher Identität. Gerade in einer Zeit, in der Alleinleben, flüchtige sexuelle Begegnungen und Bindungsängste vorzuherrschen scheinen, erweist sich die Liebesbeziehung als Existenzweise von großer Attraktivität. Die gesellschaftlichen Entwicklungen machen es jedoch nicht leicht,... more...

  • Struggles In (Elderly) Careby Hanne Marlene Dahl

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 96.74

    This book provides a critical engagement with the intensified struggles to be found within elderly care provision. Various social and political processes, including the forces of globalisation and the de-gendering of care, have changed how we might understand this national and global political concern. Emerging discourses such as neoliberalism have... more...

  • The Life Courseby Stephen J. Hunt

    Macmillan Education UK 2017; US$ 47.81

    A far-reaching but accessible sociological account of the life course, and how it can be used to conceptualise key issues for social scientists, health and social workers. Now extensively updated in a new second edition, the text takes on the most recent and globally relevant debates and theoretical perspectives in the field. more...

  • Zwischen Autonomie und Verbundenheitby Ariane Bertogg

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 35.15

    Dieses Buch befasst sich mit Generationenbeziehungen im jungen Erwachsenenalter. Im Zentrum des Buches steht die emotionale Verbundenheit zwischen jungen Erwachsenen und ihren Müttern und Vätern. Anhand von Erkenntnissen aus der TREE-Studie in der Schweiz zeigt Ariane Bertogg, dass nicht nur die aktuelle Lebenslaufsituation bei der Aushandlung der... more...

  • Vías hacia un Divorcio Amistosoby Christina Vinters; IOT

    Babelcube Inc. 2017; US$ 17.00

    ¿Qué es "amistoso"? Ser "amistoso" no significa que usted necesita renunciar a sus derechos para evitar un desacuerdo. Significa que usted manejará el desacuerdo de una manera respetuosa y realista en vez de luchar en el tribunal, para que pueda proteger a sus hijos, su relación de co-crianza, y su patrimonio neto del trauma del litigio de divorcio... more...

  • Transnational Family Communicationby Sondra Cuban

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 118.23

    This book explores the struggles that immigrant women experience when communicating with their transnational families through information and communication technologies (ICTs). Sondra Cuban recounts the fascinating stories of sixty female immigrants living in Washington state, and explores how gender, social class, nationality, and language influence... more...