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  1. Gifted Lives

    What Happens when Gifted Children Grow Up

    By Joan Freeman

    This book reveals the dramatic stories of twenty outstandingly gifted people as they grew from early promise to maturity in Britain. Recorded over the last thirty-five years by award-winning psychologist, Joan Freeman, these fascinating accounts reveal the frustrations and triumphs of her ...

    Published September 14th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Nurturing Natures

    Attachment and Children's Emotional, Sociocultural and Brain Development

    By Graham Music

    This book provides an indispensable account of current understandings of children’s emotional development. Integrating the latest research findings from areas such as attachment theory, neuroscience and developmental psychology, it weaves these into a readable and easy-to-digest text. It provides...

    Published September 9th 2010 by Psychology Press

  3. Children of Divorce

    Stories of Loss and Growth, Second Edition

    By John H. Harvey, Mark A. Fine

    Featuring excerpts of essays collected from over one thousand young adults while in the throes of divorce, this book paints a picture of the pain and the hope shown by the storytellers. By framing the narratives with an analysis of the most recent divorce literature, the authors provide readers...

    Published June 14th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Evidence-Based Policymaking

    Insights from Policy-Minded Researchers and Research-Minded Policymakers

    By Karen Bogenschneider, Thomas J. Corbett

    This book is for those who believe that good government should be based on hard evidence, and that research and policy ought to go hand-in-hand. Unfortunately, no such bond exists. Rather, there is a substantial gap, some say chasm, between the production of knowledge and its utilization. Despite...

    Published April 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  5. Parenting with Reason

    Evidence-Based Approaches to Parenting Dilemmas

    By Esther Yoder Strahan, Wallace E. Dixon, Jr., J. Burton Banks

    Series: Parent and Child

    Sometimes it feels as though everybody has an opinion on how you should bring up your child – and no two people seem to agree on how it should be done for the best! Parenting with Reason cuts through the masses of confusing and often contradictory advice about parenting by providing hard...

    Published October 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  6. Parents and Children Communicating with Society

    Managing Relationships Outside of the Home

    Edited by Thomas J. Socha, Glen Stamp

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    The volume opens a new frontier in parent-child communication research as it brings together veteran researchers and newcomers to explore the communication of parents and children as they create relationships outside the family. The chapters herein examine communication processes and problems of...

    Published August 6th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Introduction to Family Processes

    Fifth Edition

    By Randal Day, Randal D. Day

    What goes on "behind closed doors" in families is examined in this text. Through his storytelling style, Randy Day introduces readers to the family processes approach – the strategies and behaviors families use to achieve goals. The emphasis is on how families work and interact rather than on the...

    Published July 27th 2009 by Routledge

  8. What Every Man Should Know About Being a Dad

    By David Cohen

    Series: Parent and Child

    When a man becomes a father, it can be a very daunting time. He is suddenly thrust into a new and emotional world. He can feel unprepared (despite the preceding nine months of build-up), useless (despite all the "uses" the mother of his child could offer him), and apprehensive. However, the new...

    Published June 3rd 2009 by Routledge

  9. Disparities in School Readiness

    How Families Contribute to Transitions into School

    Edited by Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter

    Significant disparities exist in children's behavioral and learning capacities that support successful transitions into school. In this new volume, leading researchers from a variety of disciplines review the latest data on how families influence their children's transitions into school. The...

    Published August 2nd 2007 by Psychology Press

  10. International Family Change

    Ideational Perspectives

    Edited by Rukmalie Jayakody, Arland Thornton, William Axinn

    Many dimensions of family life have changed. Age at marriage has risen, arranged marriages and extended families have declined, intergenerational relationships have been altered, and contraceptive usage has become widespread. Until now, most explanations have focused on structural influences that...

    Published July 26th 2007 by Routledge