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  1. 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 9th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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 6th 2012 by Psychology Press

  3. 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 25th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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 26th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Poisonous Parenting

    Toxic Relationships Between Parents and Their Adult Children

    Edited by Shea M. Dunham, Shannon B. Dermer, Jon Carlson

    Series: Family Therapy and Counseling

    How does the toxicity associated with particular parenting styles affect attachment? How do the contaminated views of themselves that children of poisonous parents have affect their relationships into adulthood? Like physicians, clinicians do not want to amputate, but they sometimes find it...

    Published June 13th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Black Fathers

    An Invisible Presence in America, Second Edition

    Edited by Michael E. Connor, Joseph White

    This book offers a broader, more positive picture of African American fathers. Featuring case studies of African-descended fathers, this edited volume brings to life the achievements and challenges of being a black father in America. Leading scholars and practitioners provide unique insight...

    Published April 21st 2011 by Routledge

  7. Dropping the Baby and Other Scary Thoughts

    Breaking the Cycle of Unwanted Thoughts in Motherhood

    By Karen Kleiman, Amy Wenzel

    What if I drop my baby when I go down the steps? What if I burn the baby in the bathtub? Thoughts like these can be frightening to new mothers, but are a common symptom pregnant and postpartum women can experience. Dropping the Baby and Other Scary Thoughts addresses the nature of these...

    Published November 15th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Parenting After the Death of a Child

    A Practitioner's Guide

    By Jennifer L. Buckle, Stephen J. Fleming

    Series: Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

    The death of a child has a tremendous and overwhelming impact on parents and siblings, completely altering the psychological landscape of the family. In the aftermath of such a tragedy, parents face the challenge of not only dealing with their own grief, but also that of their surviving children....

    Published August 12th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Evidence-Based Policymaking

    Insights from Policy-Minded Researchers and Research-Minded Policymakers

    By Karen Bogenschneider, Thomas J. Corbett

    This book is for those who believe that good government should be based on hard evidence, and that research and policy ought to go hand-in-hand. Unfortunately, no such bond exists. Rather, there is a substantial gap, some say chasm, between the production of knowledge and its utilization. Despite...

    Published April 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  10. Parenting with Reason

    Evidence-Based Approaches to Parenting Dilemmas

    By Esther Yoder Strahan, Wallace E. Dixon, Jr., J. Burton Banks

    Series: Parent and Child

    Sometimes it feels as though everybody has an opinion on how you should bring up your child – and no two people seem to agree on how it should be done for the best! Parenting with Reason cuts through the masses of confusing and often contradictory advice about parenting by providing hard...

    Published October 23rd 2009 by Routledge