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  • Gray Divorceby Jocelyn Elise Crowley

    University of California Press 2018; US$ 29.95

    After 20, 30, or even 40 years of marriage, countless vacations, raising well-adjusted children, and sharing property and finances, what could go wrong?    Gray Divorce  is a provocative look at the rising rate of marital splits after the age of 50.  Renowned author and researcher Jocelyn Elise Crowley uncovers the reasons why men and women divorce—and... more...

  • Breaking Upwardsby Charlotte Friedman

    Short Books 2018; US$ 10.99

    Divorce is not just a legal process, it is an emotional one too. The break-up of a relationship can be a devastating experience, leaving you with overwhelmed with anger and grief. As Charlotte Friedman shows, it doesn't have to be that way. A former family barrister, Friedman decided to move from the courtroom to the therapist’s chair in order to... more...

  • A Battle Plan for Supporting Military Familiesby Linda Hughes-Kirchubel; Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth; David S. Riggs

    Springer International Publishing 2018; US$ 110.11

    This unique reference integrates knowledge culled from fifteen years of U.S. deployments to create an action plan for supporting military and veteran families during future conflicts. Its innovative ideas stretch beyond designated governmental agencies (e.g., Department of Defense, VA) to include participation from, and possible collaborations with,... more...

  • Supporting Young Men as Fathersby Esmée Hanna

    Springer International Publishing 2018; US$ 52.60

    This book examines community group settings for young men who are fathers, with particular emphasis on the role of gender within the groups and the possibilities of such groups for the ‘un-doing’ of gender. Young men who are fathers are often marginalized and negatively portrayed within society. Groups allow them space and opportunity for peer support... more...

  • Biodemography of Fertility in Japanby Shoko Konishi; Emi Tamaki; Jun Yoshinaga

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 52.60

    This book presents original data on the proximate determinants of fertility in Japan. Its goal is to disaggregate low fertility levels in Japan into physiological, behavioral, and social components. Further, the book reviews previous studies on the proximate determinants of fertility in Japan, and compares the data to that on other countries. ... more...

  • Mobile Arbeit, mobile Elternby Anna Monz

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 35.97

    Anna Monz zeigt die Auswirkungen beruflicher Mobilitätsanforderungen auf die Konstitution und Gestaltung von Paarbeziehungen in Familien. Dabei stellt sie unterschiedliche Formen der Kopräsenz vor und diskutiert die verbindende und trennende Wirkung digitaler Kommunikationsmedien. Mobile Arbeit in einer digitalisierten Arbeitswelt führt zu einem neuen... more...

  • The Divorced Dads' Handbookby Steve Davies

    Little, Brown Book Group 2017; US$ 12.99

    This book provides practical hard-to-find help to fathers who are separated from their kids. It covers various relevant areas from legal and financial to emotional and recreational. This work is delivered in a down-to-earth and accessible style. Contents: 1. Separation; 2. Seeing your kids:the first few months; 3. Contact arrangements; 4. Court... more...

  • How To Do Your Own Divorceby Peter Wade

    Little, Brown Book Group 2017; US$ 13.99

    his book will take you through every aspect of a divorce using clear explanations of the law, and providing checklists, together with examples of the court forms and draft letters. It explains the complete procedure. Contents: Introduction; 1. Am I entitled to a divorce?; 2. The Costs; 3. Your Property and Your Children; 4. The Law Society's Family... more...

  • Youth as Architects of Social Changeby Sheri Bastien; Halla B. Holmarsdottir

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 110.11

    This edited collection outlines the issues central to youth engagement in research and social innovation. Youth-driven innovation for social change is increasingly recognized as holding potential for the development of sustainable strategies to tackle some of the most pressing global challenges of our time. The contributors provide additional knowledge... more...

  • Anthropological Perspectives on Children as Helpers, Workers, Artisans, and Laborersby David F. Lancy

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 133.66

    The study of childhood in academia has been dominated by a mono-cultural or WEIRD (Western, educated, industrialized, rich, and democratic) perspective. Within the field of anthropology, however, a contrasting and more varied view is emerging. While the phenomenon of children as workers is ephemeral in WEIRD society and in the literature on child... more...