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  1. Men in Families

    When Do They Get involved? What Difference Does It Make?

    Edited by Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter

    Series: Penn State University Family Issues Symposia Series

    Recently, the roles of fathers and husbands in families have been recognized as important issues. They appear in legislation aimed at deadbeat dads, social movements including the Million Man March and Promise Keepers, in the development of advocacy groups, and in think tanks. Therefore,...

    To Be Published December 2nd 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Children's Influence on Family Dynamics

    The Neglected Side of Family Relationships

    Edited by Ann C. Crouter, Alan Booth

    Series: Penn State University Family Issues Symposia Series

    Any parent who has raised more than one child is likely to be keenly aware of subtle or even striking differences among their offspring. The central premise of this volume is that children bring personal qualities to their relationships with other family members that help shape family interaction,...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Couples in Conflict

    Edited by Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter, Mari Clements

    Series: Penn State University Family Issues Symposia Series

    This volume is based on the presentations and discussions of a national symposium on "Couples in Conflict" that focused on family issues. A common thread throughout is that constructive conflict and negotiation are beneficial for relationships. Together, the chapters provide a foundation for...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Just Living Together

    Implications of Cohabitation on Families, Children, and Social Policy

    Edited by Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter, Nancy S. Landale

    Series: Penn State University Family Issues Symposia Series

    Based on the presentations and discussions from a national symposia, Just Living Together represents one of the first systematic efforts to focus on cohabitation. The book is divided into four parts, each dealing with a different aspect of cohabitation. Part I addresses the big picture question, "...

    Published January 10th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Disparities in School Readiness

    How Families Contribute to Transitions into School

    Edited by Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter

    Significant disparities exist in children's behavioral and learning capacities that support successful transitions into school. In this new volume, leading researchers from a variety of disciplines review the latest data on how families influence their children's transitions into school. The...

    Published August 2nd 2007 by Psychology Press

  6. Romance and Sex in Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood

    Risks and Opportunities

    Edited by Ann C. Crouter, Alan Booth

    Series: Penn State University Family Issues Symposia Series

    In this volume, Romance and Sex in Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood: Risks and Opportunities, top scholars in the field of family research examine the nature and origin of adolescents’ contemporary patterns of sexual and romantic relationships, spanning such diverse topics as the...

    Published October 26th 2005 by Psychology Press

  7. The New Population Problem

    Why Families in Developed Countries Are Shrinking and What It Means

    Edited by Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter

    Series: Penn State University Family Issues Symposia Series

    This book is based on the presentations and discussions from a national symposium on "Creating the Next Generation: Social, Economic, and Psychological Processes Underlying Fertility in Developed Countries," held at the Pennsylvania State University in 2003. The papers address some of the...

    Published April 5th 2005 by Psychology Press

  8. Work-Family Challenges for Low-Income Parents and Their Children

    Edited by Ann C. Crouter, Alan Booth

    Series: Penn State University Family Issues Symposia Series

    The area of work and family is a hot topic in the social sciences and appeals to scholars in a wide range of disciplines. There are few edited volumes in this area, however, and this may be the only one that focuses on low-income families--a particularly important group in this era of...

    Published November 30th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Does It Take A Village?

    Community Effects on Children, Adolescents, and Families

    Edited by Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter

    Series: Penn State University Family Issues Symposia Series

    Does It Take a Village? focuses on the mechanisms that link community characteristics to the functioning of the families and individuals within them--community norms, economic opportunities, reference groups for assessing relative deprivation, and social support networks. Contributors underscore...

    Published December 31st 2000 by Psychology Press

  10. Immigration and the Family

    Research and Policy on U.s. Immigrants

    Edited by Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter, Nancy Landale, Nancy S. Landale

    Series: Penn State University Family Issues Symposia Series

    This book documents the third in a series of annual symposia on family issues--the National Symposium on International Migration and Family Change: The Experience of U.S. Immigrants--held at Pennsylvania State University. Although most existing literature on migration focuses solely on the origin...

    Published December 31st 1996 by Routledge

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