In this unusual but exciting look at a complex topic, family scholars offer a vast array of insights into the multiple consequences, concerns, and characteristics of parenthood. The transition to parenthood--the most critical step in individual and family life cycles--is thoroughly examined from a...
Published March 9th 1989 by Routledge
A unique resource for family therapists, Deviance and the Family is a comprehensive examination of the family and its role in the causes of delinquency. Leading experts in the fields of criminal justice, sociology, and family services report pertinent data and review studies in an attempt to...
Published August 31st 1988 by Routledge
How are men reacting to, perceiving, and behaving in light of the changes in gender roles. Here is an important volume that provides new and interesting reading about contemporary husbands and fathers.Men’s Changing Roles in the Family, offers an overview of the causes and consequences of changes...
Published January 1st 1986 by Routledge
This major work summarizes the recent research and findings on the interactions of pets and their owners and the social and emotional benefits that may be derived by families who have pets. Social and health scientists explore the pervasiveness of the animal/human bond and the high prevalence of...
Published January 1st 1985 by Routledge
Two Decades of Change
Despite the pervasive changes that have taken place in women’s lives in the past twenty-five years--increased participation in the labor force, the attainment of higher levels of education, and higher salaries--comparable changes in the division of family labor and in the roles of men have lagged...
Published January 1st 1984 by Routledge
Men¿s and Women¿s Social Networks
Authorities explore the implications of social networks for women and men in several significant social contexts, including social support systems during the parenting years, and those for the elderly, black families, and poor families....
Published January 1st 1983 by Routledge
Current Critical Issues
Almost every reader has experienced or will experience the issues--whether it be a variant family form, a family problem, a living situation, or a roleless condition--addressed in Marriage and the Family. Contributors to this important book cover pluralistic family forms, family violence, never...
Published January 1st 1979 by Routledge