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  1. 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...

    Published September 17th 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...

    Published September 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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,...

    Published September 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Strengthening Systems to Prevent Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Violence

    Edited by Pat Conway, Pamela J. Cox, Patricia G. Cook-Craig, Sandra Ortega, Theresa Armstead

    Over the past 25 years, developing coordinated responses to intimate partner violence and sexual violence has improved both perpetrator accountability, and victim safety and self-determination. However, preventing intimate partner violence and sexual violence from occurring is beyond the ability of...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    Published September 4th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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,...

    Published August 30th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Configurations of Family in Contemporary Japan

    Edited by Tomoko Aoyama, Laura Dales, Romit Dasgupta

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    The middle-class nuclear family model has long dominated discourses on family in Japan. Yet there have always been multiple configurations of family and kinship, which, in the context of significant socio-economic and demographic shifts since the 1990s, have become increasingly visible in public...

    Published August 25th 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...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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,...

    Published July 21st 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Reproduction and Biopolitics: Ethnographies of Governance, "Irrationality" and Resistance
    Edited by Silvia De Zordo, Milena Marchesi
    To Be Published September 24th 2014
  2. Love and Marriage in Globalising China
    By Wang Pan
    To Be Published October 20th 2014
  3. Childminder (Routledge Revivals)
    By Brian Jackson, Sonia Jackson
    To Be Published October 21st 2014
  4. The 'Irish' Family
    Edited by Linda Connolly
    To Be Published November 3rd 2014
  5. Queerying Families of Origin
    Edited by Chiara Bertone, Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli
    To Be Published November 18th 2014

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