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  1. The Globalization of Motherhood

    Deconstructions and reconstructions of biology and care

    Edited by Wendy Chavkin, JaneMaree Maher

    The convergence of dramatic declines in birth rates worldwide, aside from sub-Saharan Africa, the rise of untrammelled global movement of capital, people and information, and the rapid-fire dissemination of a host of new medical technologies has led to the "globalization of motherhood". This book...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Transnational Migration and Home in Older Age

    Edited by Katie Walsh, Lena Näre

    Series: Routledge Research in Transnationalism

    This book focuses on the impact of transnational migration on home in older age, providing new understanding of older people’s lives by examining how their experiences of home are being transformed by transnational migration. Contributors explore innovative questions including: What impact...

    Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Routledge International Handbook of Children’s Rights Studies

    Edited by Wouter Vandenhole, Ellen Desmet, Didier Reynaert, Sara Lembrechts

    Since the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989) children’s rights have assumed a central position in a wide variety of disciplines and policies. This handbook offers an engaging overview of the contemporary research landscape for those people in the theory and practice of...

    Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Routledge Handbook of Families in Asia

    Edited by Stella R. Quah

    Research on the family has expanded considerably across Asia but studies tend to be fragmented, focusing on narrow issues within limited areas (cities, towns, small communities) and may not be accessible to international readers. These limitations make it difficult for researchers, students, policy...

    Published March 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Iraq in the Twenty-First Century

    Regime Change and the Making of a Failed State

    By Tareq Y. Ismael, Jacqueline S. Ismael

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    Much has been written about the events surrounding the 2003 Anglo-American invasion of Iraq and its aftermath, especially about the intentions, principles, plans and course of action of US policy, but much less attention has been given to the consequences of US policy on Iraqi political and social...

    Published February 17th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Pets and Domesticity in Victorian Literature and Culture

    Animality, Queer Relations, and the Victorian Family

    By Monica Flegel

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

    Addressing the significance of the pet in the Victorian period, this book examines the role played by the domestic pet in delineating relations for each member of the "natural" family home. Flegel explores the pet in relation to the couple at the head of the house, to the children who make up the...

    Published January 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Siblings in Adolescence

    Emerging individuals, lasting bonds

    By Aiden Sisler, Angela Ittel

    Series: Studies in Adolescent Development

    How do brothers and sisters shape one another? Siblings in Adolescence provides a comprehensive overview of the most up-to-date, international empirical research on the sibling bond during the critical adolescent years. The authors examine how the relationship impacts on adolescent development, as...

    Published December 10th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Families and their Relatives

    By Hubert Firth, Forge Firth

    As increased access to employment and educational opportunities brought dramatic changes to women's lives, sociologists began to look at the effect of women's changing roles on their children and families. Based on empirical investigations and personal experience, the studies included in the...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Works of William H. Beveridge

    By Various

    Series: The Works of William H. Beveridge

    William Beveridge (1879-1963) was a key figure in the modernization of British economic and social policy who published widely on unemployment and social security. Among his most notable works and reprinted in this set are, Full Employment in a Free Society (1944), and Pillars of Security (1943)....

    Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Changes in Family Life (Works of William H. Beveridge)

    By William H. Beveridge

    Series: The Works of William H. Beveridge

    This volume is the printed version of a survey carried out in conjunction with a B.B.C. series called "The changing world" which was broadcast in 1932. Four of the talks were monologues by Beveridge (The changing family, The family and the population question, Nature and nurture and The enduring...

    Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge