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  1. 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 10th 2004 by Psychology Press

  2. 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 November 30th 2003 by Routledge

  3. Conceptualizing and Measuring Father Involvement

    Edited by Randal D. Day, Michael E. Lamb

    After decades of focusing on the mother's role in parenting, family studies researchers have turned their attention to the role of the father in parenting and family development. The results shed new light on childhood development and question conventional wisdom by showing that beyond providing...

    Published August 31st 2003 by Routledge

  4. Does It Take A Village?

    Community Effects on Children, Adolescents, and Families

    Edited by Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter

    Series: Penn State University Family Issues Symposia Series

    Does It Take a Village? focuses on the mechanisms that link community characteristics to the functioning of the families and individuals within them--community norms, economic opportunities, reference groups for assessing relative deprivation, and social support networks. Contributors underscore...

    Published December 31st 2000 by Psychology Press

  5. Is There Life Without Mother?

    Psychoanalysis, Biography, Creativity

    By Leonard Shengold

    In this richly textured study of personal growth and creativity hemmed in by childhood disaster, Shengold compares the differing gifts and differing solutions of extraordinary talents as they seek to negotiate a universal longing to refind the mother without sliding back into neglect, abuse, and...

    Published November 30th 2000 by Routledge

  6. Parenting

    What Really Counts?

    By Susan Golombok

    Parenting: What Really Counts? examines the scientific evidence on what really matters for children's healthy psychological development.The first section considers whether it is necessary to have two parents, a father present, parents who have a genetic link with their child, or parents who are...

    Published June 18th 2000 by Routledge

  7. Attachment and Development

    By Susan Goldberg

    Series: International Texts in Developmental Psychology

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 27th 2000 by Routledge

  8. Teenage Pregnancy

    The Interaction of Psyche and Culture

    By Anne L Dean

    Unwed teenage pregnancy is a national problem - and a puzzle for clinicians and social psychologists. For how are we to understand a pattern of behavior that is strongly motivated and yet likely to end in unfortunate outcomes? Moreover, why does the pattern of unwed teenage pregnancy repeat in...

    Published December 31st 1997 by Routledge

  9. Men in Families

    When Do They Get involved? What Difference Does It Make?

    Edited by Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter

    Series: Penn State University Family Issues Symposia Series

    Recently, the roles of fathers and husbands in families have been recognized as important issues. They appear in legislation aimed at deadbeat dads, social movements including the Million Man March and Promise Keepers, in the development of advocacy groups, and in think tanks. Therefore,...

    Published December 31st 1997 by Psychology Press

  10. Immigration and the Family

    Research and Policy on U.s. Immigrants

    Edited by Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter, Nancy Landale, Nancy S. Landale

    Series: Penn State University Family Issues Symposia Series

    This book documents the third in a series of annual symposia on family issues--the National Symposium on International Migration and Family Change: The Experience of U.S. Immigrants--held at Pennsylvania State University. Although most existing literature on migration focuses solely on the origin...

    Published December 31st 1996 by Routledge