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  1. 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 9th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Primordial Violence

    Spanking Children, Psychological Development, Violence, and Crime

    By Murray A. Straus, Emily M. Douglas, Rose Anne Medeiros

    Why do parents hit those they love? What effect does it have on children? What can be done to end this pattern? These are some of the questions explored in The Primordial Violence. Featuring longitudinal data from over 7,000 U.S. families as well as results from a 32 nation study, the book presents...

    Published August 12th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Development in Infancy

    A Contemporary Introduction, 5th Edition

    By Marc H. Bornstein, Martha E. Arterberry, Michael E. Lamb

    This topically-organized text provides a comprehensive overview of infant development with a strong theoretical and research base. Readers gain a clear understanding of infant development and issues that will be the focus of significant advances in infancy studies in the future. The new fifth...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Psychology Press

  4. Surviving and Thriving in Stepfamily Relationships

    What Works and What Doesn't

    By Patricia L. Papernow

    Surviving and Thriving in Stepfamily Relationships draws on current research, a wide variety of clinical modalities, and thirty years of clinical work with stepfamily members to describe the special challenges stepfamilies face. The book presents the concept of "stepfamily architecture" and the...

    Published May 27th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Community Parent Education Program (COPE)

    A Group-Based, Family-Systems-Oriented Workshop for Parents of Children with Disruptive Behavior Disorders

    By Charles Cunningham

    This workshop begins with an overview of the research supporting parent training programs for parents of children with disruptive behavior problems. Dr. Cunningham then presents the research supporting his group-based parenting program (COPE). Dr. Cunningham details each session of the COPE program...

    Published April 30th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Teaching Parents Home-Based Strategies for Managing Disruptive Behavior

    By Jessica Robb

    In this workshop, Dr. Robb demonstrates effective parenting techniques for children with disruptive behavior problems. She begins by summarizing the common components of manualized behavioral parent training programs and highlights the effective ingredients of these treatment packages. In addition,...

    Published April 30th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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