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  1. 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 16th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Primordial Violence

    Spanking Children, Psychological Development, Violence, and Crime

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

    A CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2014! 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...

    Published August 13th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 31st 2013 by Psychology Press

  5. 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 9th 2013 by Psychology Press

  6. 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

  7. A Handbook of Divorce and Custody

    Forensic, Developmental, and Clinical Perspectives

    Edited by Linda Gunsberg, Paul Hymowitz

    The Handbook of Divorce and Custody brings together mental health professionals and forensic specialists dedicated to working in the legal arena with families in crisis. Section I provides the individual perspectives of experienced clinicians, all of whom share a psychodynamic and...

    Published May 14th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Developmental Course of Romantic Relationships

    By Brian G. Ogolsky, Sally A. Lloyd, Rodney M. Cate

    Recipient of the 2014 International Association for Relationship Researchers Book Award! This multidisciplinary text highlights the development of romantic relationships, from initiation to commitment or demise, by highlighting the historical context, current research and theory, and diversity of...

    Published May 13th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Family Context of Parenting in Children's Adaptation to Elementary School

    Edited by Philip A. Cowan, Carolyn Pape Cowan, Jennifer C. Ablow, Vanessa Kahn Johnson, Jeffrey R. Measelle

    Series: Monographs in Parenting Series

    The Family Context of Parenting in Children's Adaptation to Elementary School is a result of a longitudinal prevention study of 100 families begun the year before their first children entered kindergarten. Each family went through an assessment and then a subset was randomly chosen for group...

    Published May 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Family Investments in Children's Potential

    Resources and Parenting Behaviors That Promote Success

    Edited by Ariel Kalil, Thomas DeLeire

    Series: Monographs in Parenting Series

    The papers in this volume bring together a cross-disciplinary mix of researchers--developmental psychologists, evolutionary biologists, economists, anthropologists, and sociologists--working on the common theme of investments in children. The interdisciplinary conceptual framework adopted by this...

    Published May 3rd 2013 by Psychology Press