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  1. 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 15th 2005 by Routledge

  2. 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 10th 2005 by Psychology Press

  3. 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 6th 2005 by Psychology Press

  4. 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 29th 2005 by Psychology Press

  5. 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 5th 2005 by Psychology Press

  6. 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 29th 2004 by Routledge

  7. 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 27th 2004 by Routledge

  8. International Perspectives on Family Violence and Abuse

    A Cognitive Ecological Approach

    Edited by Kathleen Malley-Morrison

    In this book, in which definitions and examples of abuse from men and women from every continent and a very diverse set of backgrounds are considered. The volume provides information on the extent to which family violence is a recognized problem in each country, research findings available on...

    Published May 27th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Handbook of Closeness and Intimacy

    Edited by Debra J. Mashek, Arthur Aron

    This handbook brings together the latest thinking on the scientific study of closeness and intimacy from some of the most active and widely recognized relationship scholars in social and clinical psychology, communication studies, and related disciplines. Each contributing author defines their...

    Published February 11th 2004 by Psychology Press

  10. Work-Family Challenges for Low-Income Parents and Their Children

    Edited by Ann C. Crouter, Alan Booth

    Series: Penn State University Family Issues Symposia Series

    The area of work and family is a hot topic in the social sciences and appeals to scholars in a wide range of disciplines. There are few edited volumes in this area, however, and this may be the only one that focuses on low-income families--a particularly important group in this era of...

    Published December 1st 2003 by Routledge