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Forthcoming Parenting and Families Books

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Forthcoming 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,...

    To Be Published June 18th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. 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 June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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. ...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Evidence-based Approaches to Relationship and Marriage Education

    Edited by James J. Ponzetti, Jr.

    Series: Textbooks in Family Studies

    This is the first book to provide a comprehensive, multidisciplinary overview of evidence-based relationship and marriage education (RME) programs. Readers are introduced to the best practices for designing, implementing, and evaluating effective RME programs to better prepare them to teach clients...

    To Be Published July 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 July 31st 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. 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 July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 July 31st 2015 by Psychology Press

  9. Fathers in Families

    The Changing Role of the Father in the Family

    Edited by Dorothea E. Dette-Hagenmeyer, Andrea B. Erzinger, Barbara Reichle

    The role of the father in a family and for his children has varied greatly throughout history. However, scientific research into fatherhood began relatively late at the end of the 1960s and early 1970s, with a strong focus on the impact of the father on child development. This book focuses on the...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Family-Based Prevention Programs for Children and Adolescents

    Theory, Research, and Large-Scale Dissemination

    Edited by Mark J. Van Ryzin, Karol L. Kumpfer, Gregory M. Fosco, Mark T. Greenberg

    In addition to introducing readers to the field of family-based prevention science, Family-Based Prevention Programs for Children and Adolescents highlights the distinctive contributions of a set of exemplary programs in terms of their foundational theory, design, delivery mechanisms, performance,...

    To Be Published August 17th 2015 by Psychology Press