First published in 1987, this book focuses on childhood disability within the family. It examines the very nature of disability itself, as well as many of the fundamental elements of families. The book was written at a time when the meaning level of disability and its effect on family and society...
To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge
The Role of the Hospitality Industry in the Lives of Individuals and Families explores the evolution of the hospitality industry and the relationships between hospitality providers, their families, and the guests they serve. Focusing on the human aspect of the business, this text will give...
Published October 5th 1998 by Routledge
History, Research, and Policy
Stepfamilies: History, Research, and Policy examines language use, laws, cultural stereotypes, media images, and social policies and practices to create an understanding of how predominant views about stepfamilies and stepfamily members are constructed within society. As the rates of divorce and...
Published December 10th 1997 by Routledge
The family and the law, with its attendant legal systems, share a pervasive connectedness. With this new volume, family practitioners and scholars can begin to increase the family?s position in relation to the law and legal system. The contributing authors bring to light the power of laws and the...
Published April 1st 1997 by Routledge
The Methods and Methodologies of Qualitative Family Research can provide you with a strong conceptual framework for undertaking qualitative research. As it explores inquiry and theory on the cutting edge, it shows how qualitative methodologies can be applied to family life, education, and research....
Published February 13th 1997 by Routledge
Implications for Cross-National Studies Volumes I & II
Intercultural Variation in Family Research and Theory sets forth 23 critical reviews in a 2-volume set that document the development of family research and theory in various societies around the world. Focusing on modern research while drawing on the historical roots of theoretical and...
Published February 12th 1997 by Routledge
Diversity, Myths and Realities
Here is a comprehensive source of vital information on single parent families in contemporary society. This book analyzes literature and empirical research concerning single parent families and explores issues and challenges they face. Contributing authors from many fields and perspectives examine...
Published December 8th 1994 by Routledge
Analyses of Possible Destinies
As the world heads into the twenty-first century, individuals and their families are being confronted with a more diverse array of possible life experiences than has ever existed before. Changes in longevity, marriage, fertility, employment, and many other areas have created new opportunities for...
Published August 23rd 1993 by Routledge
Intergenerational and Generational Connections
This special volume is devoted to the synthesis and review of theoretical and conceptual approaches associated with familial and non-familial connections across the life span. An important book as society “returns to the family,” it compares and contrasts different disciplinary...
Published April 3rd 1991 by Routledge
Corporations, Businesses, and Families offers a comprehensive look at the relationship between family systems and work organizations. Discussions ranging from work-family issues of the past such as the decline of the role of the family in the workplace during the rise of labor unions, to current...
Published January 24th 1991 by Routledge