This book provides cutting edge information on safe motherhood in a global context. The chapters focus on research, program development and implementation, and policy dealing with various aspects of pregnancy, labor and delivery. Safe motherhood is a critical issue since healthy, safe motherhood is...
Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge
Words from Tongo Takebe, A Meiji Era Sociologist
An accurate, thought provoking translation of original work from sociologist pioneer Tongo TakebeToday's sociology education emphasizes multiculturalism, yet most of the views originate from Judeo-Christian perspectives that can limit insight and understanding. Japanese Family and Society: Words...
Published October 12th 2012 by Routledge
Cultural and Cross-Cultural Perspectives
Explore the most fundamental human relationshipbetween parent and childWestern social science has long neglected to acknowledge that family relationships must always be examined from a culturally sensitive perspective. Parent-Youth Relations: Cultural and Cross-Cultural Perspectives fills...
Published August 5th 2005 by Routledge
Policy and Practice Implications
Examine the changing structure of the family as America’s population ages!As the United States’ economy evolves and manufacturing jobs disappear, the prospect of each generation experiencing a standard of living that exceeds that of their parents’ generation also disappears....
Published July 20th 2005 by Routledge
The family is the place where minds come in contact with one anotherBuddha Emotions and the Family reflects the dramatic change in how professionals and practitioners working with today's families view the role of emotions in general family and marital processes. Professionals,...
Published July 3rd 2003 by Routledge
The Lives and Careers of Family Scholars
Meet the men and women whose groundbreaking work elevated the field of family studies! In Pioneering Paths in the Study of Families: The Lives and Careers of Family Scholars, you'll find 40 autobiographies written by leading scholars in sociology, family studies, psychology, and child development....
Published February 10th 2003 by Routledge
Research, Interventions, and Policies
How much power does a father have to influence his children's development? A lively and often heated public debate on the role and value of the father in a family has been underway in the United States for the past decade. Nevertheless, we are far from understanding the complex ways in which...
Published August 29th 2000 by Routledge
Explore the breakdown of the universal family form into new living arrangements and the political and social implications of how they influence the definition of family today! Concepts and Definitions of Family for the 21st Century views families from a US perspective and from many different...
Published August 24th 1999 by Routledge