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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Developmental Pathways Through Middle Childhood

    Rethinking Contexts and Diversity as Resources

    Edited by Catherine R. Cooper, Cynthia T. Garc¡a Coll, W. Todd Bartko, Helen M. Davis, Celina Chatman

    When can contexts and diversity be resources, rather than risks, for children's developmental pathways? Scholars, policy makers, and practitioners increasingly realize that middle childhood matters as a time when children's pathways diverge, as they meet new and overlapping contexts they must...

    Published June 26th 2005 by Psychology Press

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Organized Activities As Contexts of Development

    Extracurricular Activities, After School and Community Programs

    Edited by Joseph L. Mahoney, Reed W. Larson, Jacquelynne S. Eccles

    School-aged children in the U.S. and other Western nations spend almost half of their waking hours in leisure activities. For some, out-of-school time is perceived as inconsequential or even counterproductive to the health and well-being of young persons. Recently, however, there has been a...

    Published January 4th 2005 by Psychology Press

  9. From Work-Family Balance to Work-Family Interaction

    Changing the Metaphor

    Edited by Diane F. Halpern, Susan Elaine Murphy

    There are many lessons to be learned about work-family interaction. It is clear that some people have learned how to combine work and family in ways that are mutually supporting--at least much of the time--and some employers have created work environments and policies that make positive...

    Published December 28th 2004 by Routledge

  10. Couple Observational Coding Systems

    Edited by Patricia K. Kerig, Donald H. Baucom

    A companion volume to Family Observational Coding Systems, this book moves from the triad to the dyad and provides a showcase for significant developments in the coding of intimate couple interactions. The hope is that this book will contribute to the broadening and deepening of the field by...

    Published May 26th 2004 by Routledge