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  1. Handbook of Family Theories

    A Content-Based Approach

    Edited by Mark A. Fine, Frank D. Fincham

    Organized by content areas rather than by theory, this comprehensive, accessible handbook helps readers gain greater insight into how key theories have impacted today’s family research. Most competing books, organized by theory, do not provide a strong sense of the links between theory and research...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge

  2. From Welfare to Childcare

    What Happens to Young Children When Mothers Exchange Welfare for Work?

    Edited by Natasha Cabrera, Robert Hutchens, H. Elizabeth Peters

    Although federal and state support for childcare has increased dramatically in response to welfare work requirements, low-income families are still facing difficulties balancing work and family obligations. There is wide variation across states in the strictness of welfare work requirements and in...

    Published December 4th 2012 by Psychology Press

  3. Handbook of Father Involvement

    Multidisciplinary Perspectives, Second Edition

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

    This second edition reviews the new research findings and theoretical advances on fathers, families, child development, programs, and policies that have occurred in the past decade. Contributors from a range of disciplines and countries showcase contemporary findings within a new common chapter...

    Published November 4th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Family-Centered Treatment With Struggling Young Adults

    A Clinician’s Guide to the Transition From Adolescence to Autonomy

    By Brad Sachs

    Family-Centered Treatment With Struggling Young Adults is an indispensible guidebook to the unique set of problems and opportunities that families face when young adults are experiencing difficulty pulling anchor and setting sail. Renowned clinician Brad Sachs, PhD, provides both a conceptual...

    Published November 4th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Fathers in Cultural Context

    Edited by David W. Shwalb, Barbara J. Shwalb, Michael E. Lamb

    Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2013 Winner, APA Division 52 Ursula Gielen Global Psychology Book Award, 2014 This new volume reviews the latest research on fathering from every continent, from cultures representing over 50% of the world’s population. International experts on 14 societies/...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Serving Military Families in the 21st Century

    By Karen Rose Blaisure, Tara Saathoff-Wells, Angela Pereira, Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth, Amy Laura Dombro

    Series: Textbooks in Family Studies

    This text introduces readers to military families, their resilience, and the challenges of military life. Personal stories from active duty, National Guard, reservists, veterans, and their families, from all branches and ranks of the military, and those who work with military personnel, bring their...

    Published April 1st 2012 by Routledge

  7. Families with Futures

    Family Studies into the 21st Century, Second Edition

    By Meg Wilkes Karraker, Janet R. Grochowski

    Noted for its interdisciplinary approach to family studies, Families with Futures provides an engaging, contemporary look at the discipline's theories, methods, essential topics, and career opportunities. Featuring strong coverage of theories and methods, readers explore family concepts and...

    Published February 8th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Evidence-based Parent Education Programmes to Promote Positive Parenting

    A Special Issue of the European Journal of Developmental Psychology

    Edited by María José Rodrigo, Ana Almeida, Christiane Spiel, Willem Koops

    Series: Special Issues of the European Journal of Developmental Psychology

    The objective of this special issue is to illustrate some of the theoretical, methodological and practical aspects involved in the evidence-based evaluation of family educational programs aimed at supporting positive parenting. The main novelty that this special issue brings is the compilation of...

    Published February 5th 2012 by Psychology Press

  9. Father-Daughter Relationships

    Contemporary Research and Issues

    By Linda Nielsen

    Series: Textbooks in Family Studies

    The first research-based text that focuses on the impact of the father-daughter relationship, this provocative book examines the factors that can strengthen or weaken these relationships and the impact that these relationships have on society. The research is brought to life with compelling...

    Published January 24th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Sacred Matters

    Religion and Spirituality in Families

    By Wesley R. Burr, Loren D. Marks, Randal D. Day

    Sacred Matters explores the multi-disciplinary literature about the role of religion in family life and provides new research and a new theory about ways various aspects of the sacred are helpful and harmful. The authors hope that their new conceptual framework will stimulate new research and...

    Published October 25th 2011 by Routledge