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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Family Support and Family Caregiving across Disabilities

    Edited by George H.S. Singer, David E. Biegel, Patricia Conway

    Family members provide the majority of care for individuals with disabilities in the United States. Recognition is growing that family caregiving deserves and may require societal support, and evidence-based practices have been established for reducing stress associated with caregiving. Despite the...

    Published August 21st 2011 by Routledge

  7. Constructing a Social Welfare System for All in China

    By China Development Research Foundation

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    China Development Research Foundation is one of the leading economic think tanks in China, where many of the details of China’s economic reform have been formulated. Its work and publications therefore provide great insights into what the Chinese themselves think about economic reform and how it...

    Published August 15th 2011 by Routledge

  8. 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 20th 2011 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 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  10. Interdependency and Care over the Lifecourse

    By Sophia Bowlby, Linda McKie, Susan Gregory, Isobel Macpherson

    Series: Relationships and Resources

    Interdependency and Care over the Lifecourse draws upon theories of time and space to consider how informal care is woven into the fabric of everyday lives and is shaped by social and economic inequalities and opportunities. The book comprises three parts. The first explores contrasting social...

    Published January 13th 2010 by Routledge