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  1. Why Love Matters

    How affection shapes a baby's brain, 2nd Edition

    By Sue Gerhardt

    Why Love Matters explains why loving relationships are essential to brain development in the early years, and how these early interactions can have lasting consequences for future emotional and physical health. This second edition follows on from the success of the first, updating the scientific...

    Published September 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 August 1st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Adolescent Violence in the Home

    Restorative Approaches to Building Healthy, Respectful Family Relationships

    By Gregory Routt, Lily Anderson

    Adolescent Violence in the Home examines a form of violence that has a profound impact on families but is often overlooked and frequently misunderstood: teen aggression and violence toward members of their family—especially parents. Violence in adolescents is often seen as the result of a...

    Published July 7th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Women, Mothers, Subjects

    New Explorations of The Maternal

    Edited by Maura Sheehy

    This collection, drawn from twelve years of the influential journal Studies in Gender and Sexuality, offers a groundbreaking advance in thinking and theorizing about what happens to women when they become mothers. It explores how women are changed and shaped by interaction with their children and...

    Published June 4th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Baby and the Couple

    Understanding and treating young families

    By Elisabeth Fivaz-Depeursinge, Diane A. Philipp

    The Baby and the Couple provides an insider’s view on how infant communication develops in the context of the family and how parents either work together as a team or struggle in the process. The authors present vignettes from everyday life as well as case studies from a longitudinal research...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Family Policy Matters

    How Policymaking Affects Families and What Professionals Can Do, 3rd Edition

    By Karen Bogenschneider

    This best-selling text integrates the latest research and cutting-edge practice to make an evidence-based case for family policy. It uses examples from around the globe to explain how families support society and how policies support families. The book also moves beyond analysis to action with...

    Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Child Custody Mediation

    An Introduction to the Emotional Dynamics of Divorce, the Process of Mediation, and Developmentally Sensitive Parenting Plans

    By Robert Emery

    Series: DVD Workshop Series on Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

    In this workshop, Dr. Emery reviews the research on the impact of divorce on children and presents child custody mediation as a way to ameliorate some of the risks associated with divorce. He describes research findings on the risk of divorce and divorce rates from various countries. In addition,...

    Published November 25th 2013 by Routledge

  8. A.C.T. for Children

    Assisting Children through Transition

    By JoAnne Pedro-Carroll

    Series: DVD Workshop Series on Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

    Dr. Pedro Carroll begins by summarizing the current research on the impact of divorce on children. She then discusses the risk and protective factors for children of families going through divorce. She also describes the different ways children of various ages may respond to separation/divorce. Dr....

    Published November 25th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Stepfamilies

    A Global Perspective on Research, Policy, and Practice

    By Jan Pryor

    Series: Textbooks in Family Studies

    This new book reviews the most current global research and highlights the challenges, possibilities, and dynamics of stepfamily households. It describes their formation, their experiences, and the factors that help them thrive. International and cultural differences are highlighted throughout along...

    Published November 15th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Acculturation and Parent-Child Relationships

    Measurement and Development

    Edited by Marc H. Bornstein, Linda R. Cote

    Series: Monographs in Parenting Series

    Although many researchers agree on a general definition of acculturation, the conceptualization and measurement of acculturation remain controversial. To address the issues, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) sponsored a conference that brought together scholars...

    Published October 10th 2013 by Routledge