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  1. Working with Vulnerable Children, Young People and Families

    Edited by Graham Brotherton, Mark Cronin

    The potential for early intervention to prevent social problems later in life has become the focus of much debate in recent years and finds itself at the centre of contemporary social policy. The meaning of ‘vulnerability’ – one of the key concepts in this drive – is examined in this book, as well...

    Published July 24th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Family Investments in Children's Potential

    Resources and Parenting Behaviors That Promote Success

    Edited by Ariel Kalil, Thomas DeLeire

    Series: Monographs in Parenting Series

    The papers in this volume bring together a cross-disciplinary mix of researchers--developmental psychologists, evolutionary biologists, economists, anthropologists, and sociologists--working on the common theme of investments in children. The interdisciplinary conceptual framework adopted by this...

    Published May 2nd 2013 by Psychology Press

  3. China's One-Child Policy and Multiple Caregiving

    Raising Little Suns in Xiamen

    By Esther Goh

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book explores the effects of China’s one child policy on modern Chinese families. It is widely thought that such a policy has contributed to the creation of a generation of little emperors or little suns spoiled by their parents and by the grandparents who have been recruited to care for the...

    Published April 14th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Parenting in Global Perspective

    Negotiating Ideologies of Kinship, Self and Politics

    Edited by Charlotte Faircloth, Diane M. Hoffman, Linda L. Layne

    Series: Relationships and Resources

    Drawing on both sociological and anthropological perspectives, this volume explores cross-national trends and everyday experiences of ‘parenting’. Parenting in Global Perspective examines the significance of ‘parenting’ as a subject of professional expertise, and activity in which adults are...

    Published March 17th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. Youth Studies

    An Introduction

    By Andy Furlong

    Youth Studies: an introduction is a clear, jargon-free and accessible textbook which will be invaluable in helping to explain concepts, theories and trends within youth studies. The concise summaries of key texts and the ideas of important theorists make the book an invaluable resource. The book...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. Work, Family, Health, and Well-Being

    Edited by Suzanne M. Bianchi, Lynne M. Casper, Rosalind Berkow King

    Work, Family, Health, and Well-Being grew out of a conference held in Washington, D.C. in June 2003 on "Workforce/Workplace Mismatch: Work, Family, Health, and Well-Being" sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The text considers multiple dimensions of health and well-being for...

    Published June 27th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Work and Family Policy

    International Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Stephen Sweet

    Numerous challenges exist in respect to integrating work and family institutions and there is remarkable cross-national variation in the ways that societies respond to these concerns with policy. This volume examines these concerns by focusing on cross-national variation in structural/cultural...

    Published June 21st 2012 by Routledge

  10. International Perspectives on Racial and Ethnic Mixedness and Mixing

    Edited by Rosalind Edwards, Suki Ali, Chamion Caballero, Miri Song

    Series: Relationships and Resources

    People from a ‘mixed’ or ‘inter’ racial and ethnic background, and people partnering and parenting across different racial and ethnic backgrounds, are of increasing political, public and intellectual interest internationally. Contributors to this interdisciplinary collection interrogate notions of...

    Published May 23rd 2012 by Routledge