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  1. 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 9th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 14th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 27th 2005 by Psychology Press

  5. 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 6th 2005 by Psychology Press

  6. 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 December 1st 2003 by Routledge

  7. Just Living Together

    Implications of Cohabitation on Families, Children, and Social Policy

    Edited by Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter

    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 March 15th 2002 by Routledge

  8. 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 June 12th 2001 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 February 12th 2001 by Psychology Press

  10. 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 January 1st 2001 by Psychology Press

Forthcoming Books

  1. Men in Families: When Do They Get involved? What Difference Does It Make?
    Edited by Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter
    To Be Published November 1st 2014

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