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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...

  • Sacred Relationshipby Anni Daulter; Tim Daulter

    North Atlantic Books 2017; US$ 21.95

    Sacred Relationship  is a practical and spiritual guide and journal for couples to rekindle the love spark that started their fires and to maintain a steady heat for years to come. Following the format of Anni Daulter’s popular Sacred Series books, it is beautifully designed and illustrated, with chapters focusing on thirty-two weeks—each with meditations... 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...

  • Asian American Parentingby Yoonsun Choi; Hyeouk Chris Hahm

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 71.61

    This important text offers data-rich guidelines for conducting culturally relevant and clinically effective intervention with Asian American families. Delving beneath longstanding generalizations and assumptions that have often hampered intervention with this diverse and growing population, expert contributors analyze the intricate dynamics of generational... more...

  • Victoria and Albert - A Royal Love Affair: Official companion to the ITV seriesby Daisy Goodwin; Sara Sheridan

    HarperCollins Publishers 2017; US$ 17.82

    The second tie-in to ITV drama Victoria unveils the complex, passionate relationship of Victoria and Albert. 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$ 30.08

    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$ 96.60

    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$ 47.74

    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...