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  1. Migration and New Media

    Transnational Families and Polymedia

    By Mirca Madianou, Daniel Miller

    How do parents and children care for each other when they are separated because of migration? The way in which transnational families maintain long-distance relationships has been revolutionised by the emergence of new media such as email, instant messaging, social networking sites, webcam and...

    Published November 16th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Scandal in a Small Town

    Understanding Modern Hungary Through the Stories of Three Families

    By Marida C. Hollos

    Part of "ASPA Classics" series, this book compiles various contributions to the theory and practice of performance measurement that have been published in various journals affiliated with the American Society for Public Administration. This book includes methods and techniques for developing...

    Published October 15th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Home and Family in Japan

    Continuity and Transformation

    Edited by Richard Ronald, Allison Alexy

    Series: Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

    In the Japanese language the word ‘ie’ denotes both the materiality of homes and family relations within. The traditional family and family house - often portrayed in ideal terms as key foundations of Japanese culture and society - have been subject to significant changes in recent years. This book...

    Published October 12th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Changing Marriage Patterns in Southeast Asia

    Economic and Socio-Cultural Dimensions

    Edited by Gavin W. Jones, Terence H. Hull, Maznah Mohamad

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Various forms of partnering – such as officially registered marriages, cohabiting relationships, and other kinds of relatively stable relationships - are crucial in the formation of families throughout the world. Although, today, forms of partnering in the region are not restricted to formal...

    Published September 12th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Female Offenders of Intimate Partner Violence

    Current Controversies, Research and Treatment Approaches

    Edited by Lisa M. Conradi, Robert Geffner

    The perpetration of intimate partner violence by women has long been a controversial topic. More recently, researchers, treatment providers and other professionals have begun to critically examine theoretical, research and practice perspectives to gather a better understanding of this controversial...

    Published August 17th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Family and Kinship in East London

    By Michael Young, Peter Wilmott

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1957 ,and reprinted with a new introduction in 1986, Michael Young and Peter Willmott’s book on family and kinship in Bethnal Green in the 1950s is a classic in urban studies. A standard text in planning, housing, family studies and sociology, it predicted the...

    Published July 26th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Youth in the Former Soviet South

    Everyday Lives between Experimentation and Regulation

    Edited by Stefan B. Kirmse

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    This book offers the first comprehensive analysis of youth, in all its diversity, in Muslim Central Asia and the Caucasus. It brings together a range of academic perspectives, including media studies, Islamic studies, the sociology of youth, and social anthropology. While most discussions of youth...

    Published July 6th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Marriage in Contemporary Japan

    By Yoko Tokuhiro

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    The phenomenon of bankonka – ‘postponement of marriage’ – is increasingly reported in contemporary Japanese media, clearly illustrating the changing patterns of modern lifestyles and attitudes towards marriage, personal obligation and ambition. This is the first book in recent years to explore the...

    Published May 17th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Young People, Border Spaces and Revolutionary Imaginations

    Edited by Stuart Aitken, Fernando Bosco, Thomas Herman, Kate Swanson

    Drawing from discussions that pulled together child researchers working near the borders of Mexico, the United States and Canada, this book explores how material and metaphoric borders give way to young people's experimentations with cultural, social and political change. The contributors...

    Published May 12th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Transnational Families

    Ethnicities, Identities and Social Capital

    By Harry Goulbourne, Tracey Reynolds, John Solomos, Elisabetta Zontini

    Series: Relationships and Resources

    Contemporary Western society is changing and, controversially, migration is often flagged up as one of the reasons why. The nature of population change challenges the conventional understandings of family forms and networks whilst multiculturalism poses challenges to our understanding of social...

    Published May 11th 2011 by Routledge