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  1. Sex, Love and Feminism in the Asia Pacific

    A Cross-Cultural Study of Young People's Attitudes

    By Chilla Bulbeck

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    ‘Sex, love and feminism’ are three aspects of the rapidly changing gender relations that shape young people’s lives in the Asia Pacific region. Much has been written about rapidly changing countries in Asia, most recently China and India. With the global spread of capitalist production and...

    Published June 1st 2010 by Routledge

  2. Interdependency and Care over the Lifecourse

    By Sophia Bowlby, Linda McKie, Susan Gregory, Isobel Macpherson

    Series: Relationships and Resources

    Interdependency and Care over the Lifecourse draws upon theories of time and space to consider how informal care is woven into the fabric of everyday lives and is shaped by social and economic inequalities and opportunities. The book comprises three parts. The first explores contrasting social...

    Published January 14th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Older GLBT Family and Community Life

    Edited by Christine A. Fruhauf, Dan Mahoney

    It is a well known fact that our population of persons aged 65 and over are growing at a faster rate than any other demographic. Older adults are now living longer more complex lives than previous generations. Recent census data confirms the emergence of a growing, more visible older Gay, Lesbian,...

    Published December 11th 2009 by Routledge

  4. State of 'The Union'

    Marriage and Free Love in the Late 1800s

    By Sandra Schroer

    Series: Studies in American Popular History and Culture

    This study of the Free Love Movement in the mid-to-late 1800s examines the situated knowledge of women and men who participated in the movement, how they articulated the platform, and contributed to its exposure by writing and publishing their ideas, arguments and concerns. While all Free Love...

    Published October 19th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Lesbian Family Life, Like the Fingers of a Hand

    Under-Discussed and Controversial Topics

    Edited by Valory Mitchell

    In this book, an array of approaches - first person and theoretical accounts, clinical understandings, qualitative and quantitative research - are brought to bear on controversial or under-discussed topics in lesbian family life. From conception all the way to care for elderly parents, this book...

    Published September 14th 2009 by Routledge

  6. A Handbook of Children and Young People's Participation

    Perspectives from Theory and Practice

    Edited by Barry Percy-Smith, Nigel Thomas

    A Handbook of Children and Young People's Participation brings together key thinkers and practitioners from diverse contexts across the globe to provide an authoritative overview of contemporary theory and practice around children’s participation. Promoting the participation of children and young...

    Published August 11th 2009 by Routledge

  7. The Immigrant Divide

    How Cuban Americans Changed the U.S. and Their Homeland

    By Susan Eckstein

    Are all immigrants from the same home country best understood as a homogeneous group of foreign-born? Or do they differ in their adaptation and transnational ties depending on when they emigrated and with what lived experiences? Between Castro’s rise to power in 1959 and the early twenty-first...

    Published June 25th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Fathering Through Sport and Leisure

    Edited by Tess Kay

    Fathering is a highly contested concept in popular, media, academic and policy discourses, yet in the areas of family studies and men’s studies the leisure component of family life is under-played. This book provides a long overdue and thorough investigation of the relationship between fatherhood,...

    Published June 8th 2009 by Routledge

  9. The Changing Japanese Family

    Edited by Marcus Rebick, Ayumi Takenaka

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    The Japanese family is shifting in fundamental ways, specifically in terms of attitudes towards family and societal relationships, and also the role of the family in society. Changing Japanese Family explores these significant changes which include an ageing population, delayed marriages, a fallen...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Media and Middle Class Moms

    Images and Realities of Work and Family

    By Lara J. Descartes, Conrad Kottak

    Written by nationally recognized anthropologists Conrad Kottak and Lara Descartes, this ethnography of largely white, middle class families in a town in the midwest explores the role that the media play in influencing how those families cope with everyday work/family issues. The book...

    Published February 5th 2009 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 25th 2014
  2. Love and Marriage in Globalising China
    By Wang Pan
    To Be Published October 21st 2014
  3. Childminder (Routledge Revivals)
    By Brian Jackson, Sonia Jackson
    To Be Published October 22nd 2014
  4. The 'Irish' Family
    Edited by Linda Connolly
    To Be Published November 4th 2014
  5. Queerying Families of Origin
    Edited by Chiara Bertone, Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli
    To Be Published November 19th 2014

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