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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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