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  1. 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 12th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 2nd 2013 by Psychology Press

  4. Young People and the Care Experience

    Research, Policy and Practice

    By Julie Shaw, Nick Frost

    Series: Adolescence and Society

    The care system looks after the most vulnerable young people in society – those who are, for a variety of reasons, unable to live with their parents. Young People and the Care Experience examines what can be done to support young people to remain at home, and if this is not possible, how they can...

    Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Couples in Conflict

    Edited by Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter, Mari Clements

    Series: Penn State University Family Issues Symposia Series

    This volume is based on the presentations and discussions of a national symposium on "Couples in Conflict" that focused on family issues. A common thread throughout is that constructive conflict and negotiation are beneficial for relationships. Together, the chapters provide a foundation for...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Just Living Together

    Implications of Cohabitation on Families, Children, and Social Policy

    Edited by Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter, Nancy S. Landale

    Series: Penn State University Family Issues Symposia Series

    Based on the presentations and discussions from a national symposia, Just Living Together represents one of the first systematic efforts to focus on cohabitation. The book is divided into four parts, each dealing with a different aspect of cohabitation. Part I addresses the big picture question, "...

    Published January 10th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Handbook of Parenting

    Volume 2 Biology and Ecology of Parenting, Second Edition

    Edited by Marc H. Bornstein

    Completely revised and expanded from four to five volumes, this new edition of the Handbook of Parenting appears at a time that is momentous in the history of parenting. Parenting and the family are today in a greater state of flux, question, and redefinition than perhaps ever before. We are...

    Published December 13th 2012 by Psychology Press

  8. Handbook of Measurement Issues in Family Research

    Edited by Sandra L. Hofferth, Lynne M. Casper

    Dramatic societal changes have reshaped America’s families. Young adults have delayed marriage, and cohabitation before marriage has become commonplace. One in three women giving birth is unmarried, and the proportion of children under 18 living in single-parent families rose from 23 to...

    Published December 13th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Handbook of Family Theories

    A Content-Based Approach

    Edited by Mark A. Fine, Frank D. Fincham

    Organized by content areas rather than by theory, this comprehensive, accessible handbook helps readers gain greater insight into how key theories have impacted today’s family research. Most competing books, organized by theory, do not provide a strong sense of the links between theory and research...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge

  10. From Welfare to Childcare

    What Happens to Young Children When Mothers Exchange Welfare for Work?

    Edited by Natasha Cabrera, Robert Hutchens, H. Elizabeth Peters

    Although federal and state support for childcare has increased dramatically in response to welfare work requirements, low-income families are still facing difficulties balancing work and family obligations. There is wide variation across states in the strictness of welfare work requirements and in...

    Published December 4th 2012 by Psychology Press