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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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 9th 2007 by Routledge

  4. 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 March 1st 2007 by Psychology Press

  5. 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 22nd 2007 by Routledge

  6. 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 18th 2006 by Routledge

  7. 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 10th 2006 by Psychology Press

  8. 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 16th 2005 by Routledge

  9. 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 27th 2005 by Psychology Press

  10. 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 3rd 2005 by Psychology Press