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Forthcoming Parenting and Families Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Critical Role of Parenting in Human Development

    By Marianna S. Klebanov, Adam D. Travis

    This thorough and multidisciplinary overview of childrearing illustrates and stands on two foundational principles: that the importance of parenting is immense, and that it is undervalued. The Critical Role of Parenting in Human Development surprises readers with the realization that the way we...

    To Be Published August 5th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Developmental Pathways Through Middle Childhood

    Rethinking Contexts and Diversity as Resources

    Edited by Catherine R. Cooper, Cynthia T. Garc¡a Coll, W. Todd Bartko, Helen M. Davis, Celina Chatman

    When can contexts and diversity be resources, rather than risks, for children's developmental pathways? Scholars, policy makers, and practitioners increasingly realize that middle childhood matters as a time when children's pathways diverge, as they meet new and overlapping contexts they must...

    To Be Published August 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Is There Life Without Mother?

    Psychoanalysis, Biography, Creativity

    By Leonard Shengold

    In this richly textured study of personal growth and creativity hemmed in by childhood disaster, Shengold compares the differing gifts and differing solutions of extraordinary talents as they seek to negotiate a universal longing to refind the mother without sliding back into neglect, abuse, and...

    To Be Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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,...

    To Be Published August 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Always Separate, Always Connected

    Independence and Interdependence in Cultural Contexts of Development

    By Catherine Raeff

    In recent years, there has been a proliferation of theoretical and empirical scholarship on how issues of human separateness, or independence, and issues of human connectedness, or interdependence, are played out in diverse cultural contexts. Despite agreement on the value of understanding culture...

    To Be Published August 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. 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...

    To Be Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Handbook of Father Involvement

    Multidisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Natasha J. Cabrera, Catherine S. Tamis-LeMonda

    This book brings together experts from diverse scientific disciplines who share an interest in the topic of father involvement. Unlike most books in the field, which tend to solely draw from a psychological perspective, this Handbook merges theories and research from the unique fields of psychology...

    To Be Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge Academic

  8. Why Love Matters

    How affection shapes a baby's brain, 2nd Edition

    By Sue Gerhardt

    Why Love Matters explains why loving relationships are essential to brain development in the early years, and how these early interactions can have lasting consequences for future emotional and physical health. This second edition follows on from the success of the first, updating the scientific...

    To Be Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Maternal Sensitivity

    Mary Ainsworth's Enduring Influence on Attachment Theory, Research, and Clinical Applications

    Edited by Klaus E. Grossmann, Inge Bretherton, Everett Waters, Karin Grossmann

    Mary Ainsworth’s work on the importance maternal sensitivity for the development of infant attachment security is widely recognized as one of the most revolutionary and influential contributions to developmental psychology in the 20th century. Her longitudinal studies of naturalistic mother-infant...

    To Be Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Patterns of Attachment (Classic Edition)

    A Psychological Study of the Strange Situation

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

    Series: Psychology Press Classic Editions

    Written by the founding mother of attachment theory, Patterns of Attachment is a truly groundbreaking book that solidified and popularized Mary D. Salter Ainsworth’s Strange Situation procedure and classification system. This long overdue Classic Edition will be introduced by Ainsworth’s...

    To Be Published December 1st 2014 by Psychology Press