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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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 22nd 2007 by Routledge

  6. 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 19th 2007 by Psychology Press

  7. 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 19th 2007 by Psychology Press

  8. Family, Self, and Human Development Across Cultures

    Theory and Applications, Second Edition

    By Çigdem Kagitçibasi

    Reflecting author Çigdem Kagitçibasi's influential work over the last two decades, this new edition examines human development, the self, and the family in a cultural context. It challenges the existing assumptions in mainstream western psychology about the nature of individuals. The author...

    Published March 8th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Cultures of Infancy

    By Heidi Keller

    Cultures of Infancy presents the first systematic analysis of culturally informed developmental pathways, synthesizing evolutionary and cultural psychological perspectives for a broader understanding of human development. In this compelling book, author Heidi Keller utilizes ethnographic reports,...

    Published February 28th 2007 by Psychology Press

  10. Smooth Sailing or Stormy Waters?

    Family Transitions Through Adolescence and Their Implications for Practice and Policy

    By Rena D. Harold, Lisa G. Colarossi, Lucy R. Mercier

    Smooth Sailing enhances our understanding of the family's transition through adolescence by examining qualitative data about the experiences of parents and teens across multiple relationships and social contexts. This volume follows the same 60 families described in the authors' first book,...

    Published January 21st 2007 by Routledge