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  1. 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 4th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Interracial Families

    Current Concepts and Controversies

    By George Alan Yancey, Richard Lewis, Jr.

    A unique book offering both a research overview and practical advice for its readers, this text allows students to gain a solid understanding of the research that has been generated on several important issues surrounding multiracial families, including intimate relations, family dynamics...

    Published November 25th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Disability, Mothers, and Organization

    Accidental Activists

    By Melanie Panitch

    Series: New Approaches in Sociology

    This book examines how and why mothers with disabled children became activists. Leading campaigns to close institutions and secure human rights, these women learned to mother as activists, struggling in their homes and communities against the debilitating and demoralizing effects of exclusion....

    Published October 27th 2008 by Routledge

  4. The Intimate State

    Love-Marriage and the Law in Delhi

    By Perveez Mody

    Series: Critical Asian Studies

    This book provides an ethnography of love-marriages in the late 1990s in Delhi, identifying the ways in which marriage is ever more a pitch of intense political contestation. It bears upon anthropological understandings of marriageability, urban morality, gender, kinship and the study of the...

    Published October 23rd 2008 by Routledge India

  5. Families in Asia

    Home and Kin, 2nd Edition

    By Stella Quah

    Families in Asia provides a unique sociological analysis of family trends in Asia. Stella R. Quah uses demographic and survey data, personal interviews and case studies from China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam to provide a...

    Published September 14th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Reconstructing Motherhood and Disability in the Age of Perfect Babies

    By Gail Landsman

    Examining mothers of newly diagnosed disabled children within the context of new reproductive technologies and the discourse of choice, this book uses anthropology and disability studies to revise the concept of "normal" and to establish a social environment in which the expression of full lives...

    Published August 19th 2008 by Routledge

  7. 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 24th 2008 by Routledge

  8. 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 22nd 2008 by Routledge

  9. 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 20th 2008 by Routledge

  10. 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 28th 2008 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The 'Irish' Family
    Edited by Linda Connolly
    To Be Published November 13th 2014
  2. Love and Marriage in Globalizing China
    By Wang Pan
    To Be Published November 18th 2014
  3. Queerying Families of Origin
    Edited by Chiara Bertone, Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli
    To Be Published November 19th 2014
  4. The Works of William H. Beveridge
    By Various
    To Be Published November 20th 2014
  5. Changes in Family Life (Works of William H. Beveridge)
    By William H. Beveridge
    To Be Published November 20th 2014

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