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  1. 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

  2. Why Love Matters

    How Affection Shapes a Baby's Brain

    By Sue Gerhardt

    Why Love Matters explains why love is essential to brain development in the early years of life, particularly to the development of our social and emotional brain systems, and presents the startling discoveries that provide the answers to how our emotional lives work. Sue Gerhardt considers how the...

    Published June 24th 2004 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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 September 1st 2003 by Routledge

  8. 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 January 1st 2001 by Psychology Press

  9. 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 19th 2000 by Routledge

  10. 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 28th 2000 by Routledge