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  1. Education and the Family

    Passing Success Across the Generations

    By Leon Feinstein, Kathryn Duckworth, Ricardo Sabates

    Series: Foundations and Futures of Education

    Why it is that success, deprivation or disadvantage are so often passed down intergenerationally? What part does education play? The educational achievement of parents is often reflected in that of their children and there are many underlying causes for such a relationship. Education and the Family...

    Published June 25th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Families in Today's World

    A Comparative Approach

    By David Cheal

    An international textbook designed as a quick introduction for students from around the world studying sociology of family, this text provides comprehensive coverage of the major topics in the sociology of family life. Written in an easy access style it opens with a chapter on defining...

    Published May 23rd 2008 by Routledge

  3. Intimate Fatherhood

    A Sociological Analysis

    By Esther Dermott

    Fatherhood is gaining ever more public and political attention, stimulated by the increasing prominence of fathers’ rights groups and the introduction of social policies, such as paternity leave. Intimate Fatherhood explores discourses of contemporary fatherhood, men’s parenting behaviour and...

    Published May 21st 2008 by Routledge

  4. Researching Families and Communities

    Social and Generational Change

    Edited by Rosalind Edwards

    Series: Relationships and Resources

    Recent years have seen a concern with how family and community relationships have changed across the generations, whether for better or worse, and particularly how they have been affected by social and economic developments. But how can we think about and research the nature of the present in...

    Published April 29th 2008 by Routledge

  5. American Families

    A Multicultural Reader, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Stephanie Coontz

    In the past forty years, American families have become more racially and ethnically diverse than ever before. Different family forms and living arrangements have also multiplied, with single-parent families, cohabiting couples with children, divorced couples with children, stepfamilies, and...

    Published March 6th 2008 by Routledge

  6. White Weddings

    Romancing Heterosexuality in Popular Culture, 2nd Edition

    By Chrys Ingraham

    This is a groundbreaking study of our culture's obsession with weddings. By examining popular films, commercials, magazines, advertising, television sitcoms and even children's toys, this book shows the pervasive influence of weddings in our culture and the important role they play in maintaining...

    Published January 31st 2008 by Routledge

  7. The Myth of Generational Conflict

    The Family and State in Ageing Societies

    Edited by Sara Arber, Claudine Attias-Donfut

    Series: Routledge/ESA Studies in European Societies

    The ageing of Western societies has provoked extensive sociological debate, surrounding both the role of the state and whether it can afford the cost of an ageing population, and the role of the family, especially women, in supporting older people. In this important book, the authors examine how...

    Published December 1st 2007 by Routledge

  8. At-Risk Children & Youth

    Resiliency Explored

    By Niall Mcelwee

    What assistance can be provided to disadvantaged youngsters to help them conquer the many challenges they face while growing up? At-Risk Children & Youth: Resiliency Explored analyzes the results from accumulated research on the risk and resiliency of children and youth in Ireland. Author Niall...

    Published November 5th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Strong Families Around the World

    Strengths-Based Research and Perspectives

    Edited by John DeFrain, Sylvia Asay

    The strengths of families from culture to culture, when compared to each other, are remarkably similar and give us common ground around the world upon which to unite and develop mutual understanding. Strengths-Based Research and Perspectives: Strong Families Around the World, provides a conceptual...

    Published November 1st 2007 by Routledge

  10. Japanese Family and Society

    Words from Tongo Takebe, A Meiji Era Sociologist

    An accurate, thought provoking translation of original work from sociologist pioneer Tongo TakebeToday's sociology education emphasizes multiculturalism, yet most of the views originate from Judeo-Christian perspectives that can limit insight and understanding. Japanese Family and Society: Words...

    Published October 2nd 2007 by Routledge