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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Handbook of Father Involvement

    Multidisciplinary Perspectives, Second Edition

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

    This second edition reviews the new research findings and theoretical advances on fathers, families, child development, programs, and policies that have occurred in the past decade. Contributors from a range of disciplines and countries showcase contemporary findings within a new common chapter...

    Published November 4th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Fathers in Cultural Context

    Edited by David W. Shwalb, Barbara J. Shwalb, Michael E. Lamb

    Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2013 Winner, APA Division 52 Ursula Gielen Global Psychology Book Award, 2014 This new volume reviews the latest research on fathering from every continent, from cultures representing over 50% of the world’s population. International experts on 14 societies/...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Handbook of Parenting

    Volume 4 Social Conditions and Applied Parenting, 2nd 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 August 15th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Handbook of Parenting

    Volume 5: Practical Issues in Parenting, 2nd 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 August 15th 2012 by Psychology Press

  10. Observing Children in Their Natural Worlds

    A Methodological Primer, Third Edition

    By Anthony D. Pellegrini, Frank Symons, John Hoch

    This book shows readers how to conduct observational methods, research tools used to describe and explain behaviors as they unfold in everyday settings. The book now uses both an evolutionary and a cultural perspective. The methods presented are drawn from psychology, education, family studies,...

    Published August 6th 2012 by Psychology Press