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Forthcoming Sociology of the Family Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Routledge Handbook of Family Law and Policy

    Edited by John Eekelaar, Rob George

    Changes in family structures, demographics, social attitudes and economic policies over the last sixty years have had a large impact on family lives and correspondingly on family law. This book provides global perspectives on the policy challenges facing family law and policy round the world. The...

    To Be Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Japanese Family

    Touch, Intimacy and Feeling

    By Diana Adis Tahhan

    Series: Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

    This book explores how the relationship between child and parent develops in Japan, from the earliest point in a child’s life, through the transition from family to the wider world, first to playschools and then schools. It shows how touch and physical contact are important for engendering intimacy...

    To Be Published May 20th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Transnational Family Solidarity in Local Contexts

    By Laura Merla

    Series: Routledge Research in Transnationalism

    Recent work has highlighted that state policies and international regulations play a major role in facilitating or hindering the maintenance of family solidarity across borders. This book - built around a case study of Latin American immigrants in Europe - develops these ideas further by...

    To Be Published June 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. After Legal Equality

    Family, Sex, Kinship

    Edited by Robert Leckey

    Series: Social Justice

    Groups seeking legal equality often take a victory as the end of the line. Once judgment is granted or a law is passed, coalitions disband and life goes on in a new state of equality. Policy makers too may assume that a troublesome file is now closed. This collection arises from the urgent sense...

    To Be Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Routledge International Handbook of Race, Class and Gender

    Edited by Shirley Jackson

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge International Handbook of Race, Class and Gender chronicles the development, growth, history, impact, and future direction of race, gender, and class studies from a multidisciplinary perspective. The research in this subfield has been wide-ranging, including works in sociology,...

    To Be Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Family Mobility

    Reconciling Career Opportunities and Educational Strategy

    By Catherine Doherty, Wendy Patton, Paul Shield

    Series: Changing Mobilities

    Family mobility decisions reveal much about how the public and private realms of social life interact and change. This sociological study explores how contemporary families reconcile individual members’ career and education projects within the family unit over time and space, and unpacks the...

    To Be Published July 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Teen Pregnancy and Parenting

    Rethinking the Myths and Misperceptions

    By Keri Weed, Jody S. Nicholson, Jaelyn R. Farris

    Series: Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

    Whether glamorised or stigmatised, teenage parenthood is all too often used to stand for a host of social problems, and empirical research results ignored. Identifying core controversies surrounding teen pregnancy and parenting, this book resolves misperceptions using findings from large-scale,...

    To Be Published July 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Having To (Routledge Revivals)

    The World of One Parent Families

    By E. Cashmore

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1985, Having To summarises the situation of more than a million parents in the UK alone that survive as single parents. This thought-provoking book is based on interviews with more than 200 women and men of all ages and backgrounds. The accounts of what life can be like in the...

    To Be Published August 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Transnational Ageing

    Current Insights and Future Challenges

    Edited by Cornelia Schweppe, Vincent Horn

    Series: Routledge Research in Transnationalism

    This volume explores issues of aging in contexts that are no longer limited to the framework of a single nation-state. It gathers an international range of contributors to examine the micro level of everyday life, biographical projects and identities of the elderly, the meso level of social...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge