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  1. 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 November 30th 2007 by Routledge

  2. 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 4th 2007 by Routledge

  3. 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 October 31st 2007 by Routledge

  4. 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 1st 2007 by Routledge

  5. Understanding the Small Family Business

    Edited by Denise Fletcher

    It is estimated that family businesses comprise between sixty and ninety percent of all firms in Europe and the US. This book makes an important contribution to the understanding of small family firms by bringing together a number of key themes in management/organization studies. Reviewing a...

    Published July 29th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Lesbian Families' Challenges and Means of Resiliency

    Implications for Feminist Family Therapy

    Edited by Anne M. Prouty Lyness

    An inside look at the unique challenges of the lesbian experienceLesbian Families’ Challenges and Means of Resiliency: Implications for Feminist Family Therapy is a unique collection of interdisciplinary feminist examinations of the resiliency of lesbian couples and families. Leading feminist...

    Published January 11th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Marginalised Mothers

    Exploring Working Class Experiences of Parenting

    By Val Gillies

    Series: Relationships and Resources

    Successive moral panics have cast poor or socially excluded mothers - associated with social problems as diverse as crime, underachievement, unemployment and mental illness - as bad mothers. Their mothering practices are held up as the antithesis of good parenting and are associated with poor...

    Published November 29th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Sibling Identity and Relationships

    Sisters and Brothers

    By Rosalind Edwards, Lucy Hadfield, Helen Lucey, Melanie Mauthner

    Series: Relationships and Resources

    Sibling Identity and Relationships explores the special place that siblings occupy in the lives of children and young people, providing new insights into sibling identity and relationships. Drawing on social constructionist and psychodynamic perspectives, it discusses who constitutes a sibling,...

    Published July 26th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Voices of African-American Teen Fathers

    "I'm Doing What I Got to Do"

    By Marvin D Feit, John S Wodarski, Angelia M Paschal

    Find out what it’s like to be young, African-American . . . and a fatherVoices of African-American Teen Fathers is an insightful look at adolescent pregnancy and parenthood through the eyes of fathers aged 14 to 19. This unique book features candid interviews with thirty teens who talk about...

    Published July 9th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Globalization, Uncertainty and Late Careers in Society

    Edited by Hans-Peter Blossfeld, Sandra Buchholz, Dirk Hofäcker

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Globalization has been strongly shaping and transforming both national economies and individual careers in recent decades. These profound changes have had significant consequences for individual careers of men and women both during and after their employment career. This impressive new...

    Published June 6th 2006 by Routledge