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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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 28th 2009 by Routledge

  5. 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 4th 2009 by Routledge

  6. 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 3rd 2007 by Psychology Press

  7. 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 27th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Promoting Positive Parenting

    An Attachment-Based Intervention

    Edited by Femmie Juffer, Marian J. Bakermans-Kranenburg, Marinus H. van Ijzendoorn

    Series: Monographs in Parenting Series

    This book illuminates the successful implementations of one of the few evidence-based parenting intervention programs. More than 20 years ago the editors began experimenting with videotaping parental behavior in order to enhance parents' sensitivity to their children’s signals. This new book...

    Published July 23rd 2007 by Routledge

  9. Mating Intelligence

    Sex, Relationships, and the Mind's Reproductive System

    Edited by Glenn Geher, Geoffrey Miller

    Human intelligence is sexually attractive, and strongly predicts the success of sexual relationships, but the behavioral sciences have usually ignored the interface between intelligence and mating. This is the first serious scholarly effort to explore that interface, by examining both universal and...

    Published July 20th 2007 by Psychology Press

  10. Risk and Resilience

    Adolescent Mothers and Their Children Grow Up

    Edited by John G. Borkowski, Jaelyn R. Farris, Thomas L. Whitman, Shannon S. Carothers, Keri Weed

    In 1984, a longitudinal study was launched at the University of Notre Dame to evaluate the social and psychological consequences of teenage parenting. Interwoven Lives: Adolescent Mothers and Their Children (2001) described, in detail, the development of these adolescent mothers and their...

    Published March 20th 2007 by Psychology Press