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Forthcoming Sociology of the Family Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Intimacies

    A New World of Relational Life

    Edited by Alan Frank, Patricia T. Clough, Steven Seidman

    In the last decade or so, there has been a shift in the popular and academic discussion of our personal lives. Relationships – and not necessarily marriage – have gravitated to the center of our relational lives. Many of us feel entitled to seek intimacy, an emotionally depthful social bonding,...

    To Be Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Gender Roles in Ireland

    Three Decades of Attitude Change

    By Margret Fine-Davis

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Gender Roles in Ireland: three decades of attitude change documents changing attitudes toward the role of women in Ireland from 1975 to 2005, a key period of social change in this society. The book presents replicated measures from four separate surveys carried out over three decades. These cover a...

    To Be Published September 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Power of the Fathers

    Historical Perspectives from Ancient Rome to the Nineteenth Century

    Edited by Margareth Lanzinger

    The book examines the topic of paternal authority as it developed over a long period of time. The focus is on the power of fathers as manifested within a complex fabric of legal, social, economic, political and moral aspects. In early modern times, a father’s power was based upon his personal and...

    To Be Published September 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Negotiating Well-being in Central Asia

    Edited by David W. Montgomery

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    Much scholarship of any region focuses on the perceived problems that hold back a population. Central Asia is no exception, as it is a region with political, economic, and environmental problems that seem to keep Central Asians from a "better" future. Alongside all the struggles of life, however,...

    To Be Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Reproduction and Society: Interdisciplinary Readings

    Edited by Carole Joffe, Jennifer Reich

    Series: Perspectives on Gender

    A collection of essays, framed with original introductions, Reproduction and Society: Interdisciplinary Readings helps students to think critically about reproduction as a social phenomenon. Divided into six rich and varied sections, this book offers students and instructors a broad overview of the...

    To Be Published September 18th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Reproduction and Biopolitics

    Ethnographies of Governance, "Irrationality" and Resistance

    Edited by Silvia De Zordo, Milena Marchesi

    The central theme of this volume is the notion of "irrational reproduction": the ways in which women’s and couples’ reproductive choices and practices are deemed "irrational" or "irresponsible" because they result in the "wrong number" of children. In a global context of declining fertility,...

    To Be Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Love and Marriage in Globalising China

    By Wang Pan

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    As China globalises the number of marriages between Chinese people and foreigners is increasing. These Chinese-foreign marriages have profound implications for China’s cultural identity. This book, based on extensive original research, outlines the different types of Chinese-foreign marriage, and...

    To Be Published October 21st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Childminder (Routledge Revivals)

    By Brian Jackson, Sonia Jackson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1979, this book looks at the subject of childminding in Britain at the time it was written. It is based on a national survey that was commissioned by the Social Science Research Council and on action to help childminders funded by the Wates Foundation at Manchester University, UK...

    To Be Published October 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. The 'Irish' Family

    Edited by Linda Connolly

    When situated in the wider European context, ‘the Irish family’ has undergone a process of profound transformation and rapid change in very recent decades. Recent data cites a significant increase in one parent households and a high non-marital birth rate for instance alongside the emergence of...

    To Be Published November 4th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Queerying Families of Origin

    Edited by Chiara Bertone, Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli

    This book provides an original insight into how families of origin of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) people are involved in negotiating meanings and experiences of sexuality and intimacy, an underexplored dimension of queer family life. Delving into the perspectives of families of...

    To Be Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge