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  1. Young People, Border Spaces and Revolutionary Imaginations

    Edited by Stuart Aitken, Fernando Bosco, Thomas Herman, Kate Swanson

    Drawing from discussions that pulled together child researchers working near the borders of Mexico, the United States and Canada, this book explores how material and metaphoric borders give way to young people's experimentations with cultural, social and political change. The contributors...

    Published May 12th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Black Fathers

    An Invisible Presence in America, Second Edition

    Edited by Michael E. Connor, Joseph White

    This book offers a broader, more positive picture of African American fathers. Featuring case studies of African-descended fathers, this edited volume brings to life the achievements and challenges of being a black father in America. Leading scholars and practitioners provide unique insight...

    Published April 21st 2011 by Routledge

  3. Social and Personality Development

    An Advanced Textbook

    Edited by Michael E. Lamb, Marc H. Bornstein

    This new text contains parts of Bornstein and Lamb’s Developmental Science, 6th edition, along with new introductory material, providing a cutting edge and comprehensive overview of social and personality development. Each of the world-renowned contributors masterfully introduces the history...

    Published March 25th 2011 by Psychology Press

  4. Close Relationships

    By Pamela Regan

    This multidisciplinary text introduces the concepts, methodologies, theories, and empirical findings of the field of interpersonal relationships. Information is drawn from psychology, communication, family studies, marriage and family therapy, social work, sociology, anthropology, the health...

    Published January 6th 2011 by Routledge

  5. 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 15th 2010 by Routledge

  6. 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 10th 2010 by Psychology Press

  7. 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 15th 2010 by Routledge

  8. 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 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  9. 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 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  10. 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 7th 2009 by Routledge