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  1. Children, Spirituality, Loss and Recovery

    Edited by Joyce E. Bellous

    The book demonstrates the hopeful stance the young take in response to ordinary suffering and significant trauma when adults talk with them about their losses. Its underlying themes convey the truth that loss and recovery are normal in the process of growing to maturity. It examines the strength of...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Family Communication

    2nd Edition

    By Chris Segrin, Jeanne Flora

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Family Communication carefully examines state-of-the-art research and theories of family communication and family relationships. In addition to presenting cutting-edge research, it focuses on classic theories and research findings that have influenced and revolutionized the way scholars...

    Published December 5th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Stepfamilies

    A Global Perspective on Research, Policy, and Practice

    By Jan Pryor

    Series: Textbooks in Family Studies

    This new book reviews the most current global research and highlights the challenges, possibilities, and dynamics of stepfamily households. It describes their formation, their experiences, and the factors that help them thrive. International and cultural differences are highlighted throughout along...

    Published November 14th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Women, Work, and Globalization

    Challenges and Opportunities

    By Bahira Sherif Trask

    Women increasingly make up a significant percentage of the labor force throughout the world. This transformation is impacting everyone's lives. This book examines the resulting gender role, work, and family issues from a comparative worldwide perspective. Working allows women to earn an income,...

    Published October 15th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Sons and Fathers

    Challenges to paternal authority

    By John Crosby

    Father-son relationships can be notoriously difficult. Often fractious, sometimes hostile, and occasionally destructive, the issue of authority is negotiated by fathers and sons in a range of styles. In this fascinating new book, John Crosby describes the filial relationships of 20 historical...

    Published October 15th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Acculturation and Parent-Child Relationships

    Measurement and Development

    Edited by Marc H. Bornstein, Linda R. Cote

    Series: Monographs in Parenting Series

    Although many researchers agree on a general definition of acculturation, the conceptualization and measurement of acculturation remain controversial. To address the issues, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) sponsored a conference that brought together scholars...

    Published October 9th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Primordial Violence

    Spanking Children, Psychological Development, Violence, and Crime

    By Murray A. Straus, Emily M. Douglas, Rose Anne Medeiros

    Why do parents hit those they love? What effect does it have on children? What can be done to end this pattern? These are some of the questions explored in The Primordial Violence. Featuring longitudinal data from over 7,000 U.S. families as well as results from a 32 nation study, the book presents...

    Published August 12th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Sexual Selection Under Parental Choice

    The Evolution of Human Mating Behavior

    By Menelaos Apostolou

    Parents often disagree with their children over their choice of partner. Although the reasons may vary the outcome is very often one of conflict – a conflict peculiar to the human species. For the first time in one volume, Sexual Selection under Parental Choice employs an evolutionary perspective...

    Published July 30th 2013 by Psychology Press

  9. Development in Infancy

    A Contemporary Introduction, 5th Edition

    By Marc H. Bornstein, Martha E. Arterberry, Michael E. Lamb

    This topically-organized text provides a comprehensive overview of infant development with a strong theoretical and research base. Readers gain a clear understanding of infant development and issues that will be the focus of significant advances in infancy studies in the future. The new fifth...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Psychology Press

  10. 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 8th 2013 by Routledge