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New and Published Books

  1. Patterns of Attachment

    A Psychological Study of the Strange Situation

    By Mary D. Salter Ainsworth, Mary C. Blehar, Everett Waters, Sally N. Wall

    Series: Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

    Ethological attachment theory is a landmark of 20th century social and behavioral sciences theory and research. This new paradigm for understanding primary relationships across the lifespan evolved from John Bowlby’s critique of psychoanalytic drive theory and his own clinical observations,...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. Fathers Who Fail

    Shame and Psychopathology in the Family System

    By Melvin R. Lansky

    Despite the burgeoning literature on the role of the father in child development and on fathering as a developmental stage, surprisingly little has been written about the psychiatrically impaired father. In Fathers Who Fail, Melvin Lansky remedies this glaring lacuna in the literature. ...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Teenage Pregnancy

    The Interaction of Psyche and Culture

    By Anne L Dean

    Unwed teenage pregnancy is a national problem - and a puzzle for clinicians and social psychologists. For how are we to understand a pattern of behavior that is strongly motivated and yet likely to end in unfortunate outcomes? Moreover, why does the pattern of unwed teenage pregnancy repeat in...

    Published June 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Conceptualizing and Measuring Father Involvement

    Edited by Randal D. Day, Michael E. Lamb

    After decades of focusing on the mother's role in parenting, family studies researchers have turned their attention to the role of the father in parenting and family development. The results shed new light on childhood development and question conventional wisdom by showing that beyond providing...

    Published June 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Parents and Children

    A First Book on the Psychology of Child Development and Training

    By C.W. Valentine

    Series: Collected Works of C.W. Valentine

    By his wide influence as author and teacher C.W. Valentine had established himself as a leading authority in this country on child psychology applied to early training. Originally published in 1953, this was a book for parents who need help and advice in bringing up their children and who were...

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Couple Observational Coding Systems

    Edited by Patricia K. Kerig, Donald H. Baucom

    A companion volume to Family Observational Coding Systems, this book moves from the triad to the dyad and provides a showcase for significant developments in the coding of intimate couple interactions. The hope is that this book will contribute to the broadening and deepening of the field by...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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,...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Siblings in Adolescence

    Emerging individuals, lasting bonds

    By Aiden Sisler, Angela Ittel

    Series: Studies in Adolescent Development

    How do brothers and sisters shape one another? Siblings in Adolescence provides a comprehensive overview of the most up-to-date, international empirical research on the sibling bond during the critical adolescent years. The authors examine how the relationship impacts on adolescent development, as...

    Published December 10th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Mexican American Children and Families

    Multidisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Yvonne M. Caldera, Eric Lindsey

    Offering new insight on Mexican American culture and families, this book provides an interdisciplinary examination of this growing population. Contributors from psychology, education, health, and social science review recent quantitative and qualitative literature on Mexican Americans. Using...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Understanding and Healing Emotional Trauma

    Conversations with pioneering clinicians and researchers

    By Daniela F. Sieff

    Understanding and Healing Emotional Trauma is an interdisciplinary book which explores our current understanding of the forces involved in both the creation and healing of emotional trauma. Through engaging conversations with pioneering clinicians and researchers, Daniela F. Sieff offers accessible...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge