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  1. Family Observational Coding Systems

    Resources for Systemic Research

    Edited by Patricia K. Kerig, Kristin M. Lindahl

    CODING MANUAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE FROM THE CHAPTER AUTHORS, AND THEIR E-MAIL ADDRESSES CAN BE FOUND ON PAGE XV OF THE BOOK.Family studies is an area that has enjoyed the benefits of conceptual and methodological advances in recent years including the widespread adoption of observational...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Changing Families, Changing Responsibilities

    Family Obligations Following Divorce and Remarriage

    By Marilyn Coleman, Lawrence Ganong

    This book explores the topic of family obligations following changes in family structure caused by divorce and remarriage. Family obligations are commonly defined as the rights and duties that accompany family roles. They have been described as the "glue" that connects generations, as well as the "...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Parental Descriptions of Child Personality

    Developmental Antecedents of the Big Five?

    Edited by Gedolph A. Kohnstamm, Charles F. Halverson, Jr., Ivan Mervielde, Valerie L. Havill, Charles F. Halverson

    This book reports the first attempt in the child development literature to examine the structure of early personality based on parents' free-descriptions of their children. It is an important piece of research because of its cross-national focus on personality development. The authors present a...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. 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 August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Awaiting the therapist's Baby

    A Guide for Expectant Parent-practitioners

    By April E. Fallon, Virginia Brabender, Virginia Brabender

    The passage into and through pregnancy and new parenthood is one that affects all aspects of a therapist's life, including work with patients. It presents special therapeutic challenges, as well as special therapeutic opportunities. Drawing on the scattered literature, interviews with people who...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Handbook of Father Involvement

    Multidisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Natasha J. Cabrera, Catherine S. Tamis-LeMonda

    This book brings together experts from diverse scientific disciplines who share an interest in the topic of father involvement. Unlike most books in the field, which tend to solely draw from a psychological perspective, this Handbook merges theories and research from the unique fields of psychology...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge Academic

  8. Solving Modern Family Dilemmas

    An Assimilative Therapy Model

    By Patricia Pitta

    Series: Family Therapy and Counseling

    Context is the unifying principle that guides a therapist’s formulation of the modern family’s presenting dilemmas, functioning, relationships, and attitudes. We can no longer assume that a family is comprised of a mother, father, and children; the composition and systems a family operates within...

    Published August 4th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Critical Role of Parenting in Human Development

    By Marianna S. Klebanov, Adam D. Travis

    This thorough and multidisciplinary overview of childrearing illustrates and stands on two foundational principles: that the importance of parenting is immense, and that it is undervalued. The Critical Role of Parenting in Human Development surprises readers with the realization that the way we...

    Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Communication Among Grandmothers, Mothers, and Adult Daughters

    A Qualitative Study of Maternal Relationships

    By Michelle A. Miller-Day

    Series: LEA's Series on Personal Relationships

    This volume examines communication processes within the grandmother-mother-daughter relationship, emphasizing an intergenerational perspective. Using observations of and extensive interviews with six sets of middle-income, Caucasian female family members, this book offers a heuristic account of...

    Published July 21st 2014 by Routledge