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  1. 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

  2. Family Identity

    Ties, Symbols, and Transitions

    By Vittorio Cigoli, Eugenia Scabini

    Gender, generations, and lineage; faith, hope, and justice; gifts, duties, and debts; affection, responsibility, and generativity; values, secrets, and objectives; transmissions and transitions: these are the primary themes of family. They refer to what the family relationship builds in terms of...

    Published October 17th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Counseling the Communicatively Disabled and Their Families

    A Manual for Clinicians, 2nd Edition

    By George H. Shames

    Counseling the Communicatively Disabled and Their Families: A Manual for Clinicians, Second Edition, written by George H. Shames, emphasizes the development of specific interviewing and counseling skills for speech-language pathologists and audiologists, which is a requirement of ASHA's...

    Published January 9th 2006 by Psychology Press

  4. The Work and Family Handbook

    Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives and Approaches

    Edited by Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, Ellen Ernst Kossek, Stephen Sweet

    The Work and Family Handbook is a comprehensive edited volume, which reviews a wide range of disciplinary perspectives across the social sciences on the study of work-family relationships, theory, and methods. The changing demographics of the labor force has resulted in an expanded awareness and...

    Published December 15th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Romance and Sex in Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood

    Risks and Opportunities

    Edited by Ann C. Crouter, Alan Booth

    Series: Penn State University Family Issues Symposia Series

    In this volume, Romance and Sex in Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood: Risks and Opportunities, top scholars in the field of family research examine the nature and origin of adolescents’ contemporary patterns of sexual and romantic relationships, spanning such diverse topics as the...

    Published October 26th 2005 by Psychology Press

  6. Handbook of Divorce and Relationship Dissolution

    Edited by Mark A. Fine, John H. Harvey

    This Handbook presents up-to-date scholarship on the causes and predictors, processes, and consequences of divorce and relationship dissolution. Featuring contributions from multiple disciplines, this Handbook reviews relationship termination, including variations depending on legal status, race/...

    Published October 2nd 2005 by Psychology Press

  7. Parenting

    An Ecological Perspective, 2nd Edition

    Series: Monographs in Parenting Series

    Parenting: An Ecological Perspective was originally created in 1993 to answer questions such as: Why do parents differ markedly in the ways in which they care for their children? What factors contribute to individual differences in parenting behavior? The framework used for addressing these...

    Published June 14th 2005 by Routledge

  8. Recess

    Its Role in Education and Development

    By Anthony D. Pellegrini

    Series: Developing Mind Series

    Writing a book about recess could be a very questionable endeavor for a serious academic psychologist. At first blush it seems to be a pretty trivial topic. It's the time during the school day where there's a break from what's typically considered the most serious work of the day--reading, writing,...

    Published June 9th 2005 by Psychology Press

  9. The New Population Problem

    Why Families in Developed Countries Are Shrinking and What It Means

    Edited by Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter

    Series: Penn State University Family Issues Symposia Series

    This book is based on the presentations and discussions from a national symposium on "Creating the Next Generation: Social, Economic, and Psychological Processes Underlying Fertility in Developed Countries," held at the Pennsylvania State University in 2003. The papers address some of the...

    Published April 5th 2005 by Psychology Press

  10. The Handbook of Sexuality in Close Relationships

    Edited by John H. Harvey, Amy Wenzel, Susan Sprecher

    Although sexuality is an integral part of close romantic relationships, research linking these two constructs has been less systematic than other areas pertaining to close relationships. To date, researchers in communication, sociology, family studies, psychology, and psychiatry, have made...

    Published March 28th 2005 by Psychology Press