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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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 26th 2008 by Routledge

  9. 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 28th 2008 by Routledge

  10. 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 24th 2008 by Routledge India