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  1. Unbecoming Mothers

    The Social Production of Maternal Absence

    By Diana Gustafson

    Learn the “who,” “what,” and “why” of unbecoming a motherIn a society where becoming a mother is naturalized, “unbecoming” a mother—the process of coming to live apart from biological children—is regarded as unnatural, improper, or even...

    Published May 17th 2005 by Routledge

  2. Intergenerational Relationships

    Conversations on Practice and Research Across Cultures

    By Sally M Newman, Elizabeth Larkin, Dov Friedlander, Richard Goff

    Understand how multigenerational family relationships can benefit all generations!Intergenerational Relationships: Conversations on Practice and Research Across Cultures focuses on how family and community relationships are affected by pressing social problems. Respected international authorities...

    Published February 8th 2005 by Routledge

  3. Family Time

    The Social Organization of Care

    Edited by Michael Bittman, Nancy Folbre

    Series: Routledge IAFFE Advances in Feminist Economics

    The time we have to care for one another, especially for our children and our elderly, is more precious to us than anything else in the world. Yet we have more experience accounting for money than we do for time. In this volume, leading experts in analysis of time use from across the globe...

    Published February 25th 2004 by Routledge

  4. Dangerous Families

    Queer Writing on Surviving

    By Matt Bernstein Sycamore

    Queer survivors piece together the clues to discover their own lives! Dangerous Families: Queer Writing on Surviving goes beyond the recovery narrative to create a new queer literature of investigation, exploration, and transformation. Twenty-six stories illuminate the reality of growing up in fear...

    Published February 25th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Between Sex and Power

    Family in the World 1900-2000

    By Göran Therborn

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    The institution of the family changed hugely during the course of the twentieth century. In this major new work, Göran Therborn provides a global history and sociology of the family as an institution and of politics within the family, focusing on three dimensions of family relations: on the rights...

    Published February 11th 2004 by Routledge

  6. People Under Three

    Play, work and learning in a childcare setting, 2nd Edition

    By Sonia Jackson

    People Under Three translates child development theory and research into everyday practice. Focussing on the group day care of very young children, it is designed specifically for those who look after them day by day, as well as policy makers, administrators and the managers of child care services....

    Published December 24th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Work-Family Challenges for Low-Income Parents and Their Children

    Edited by Ann C. Crouter, Alan Booth

    Series: Penn State University Family Issues Symposia Series

    The area of work and family is a hot topic in the social sciences and appeals to scholars in a wide range of disciplines. There are few edited volumes in this area, however, and this may be the only one that focuses on low-income families--a particularly important group in this era of...

    Published November 30th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Making Families

    Moral Tales of Parenting and Step-Parenting

    By Jane Ribbens McCarthy, Rosalind Edwards, Val Gillies

    This book goes to the heart of academic, political and popular debates, as well as professional concerns, about the nature of contemporary family life and parenting. Families are widely discussed in western societies as breaking down or as radically changing, with step-families in particular seen...

    Published March 31st 2003 by Routledge-Cavendish

  9. Autonomy and Dependence in the Family

    Turkey and Sweden in Critical Perspective

    Edited by Rita Liljestrom

    What are the future prospects of the modern family? For a long time the common image in the West has been to see the nuclear family, consisting of two economically independent spouses and their children, as the natural outcome of the modernization process. As the hierarchies of patriarchal society...

    Published November 20th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Cradle to Grave: Life-Course Change in Modern Sweden

    By Jan Jonsson, Colin Mills

    The empirical study of individuals' life-course is one of the most promising areas of research within sociology today. Increased availability of large-scale longitudinal data and improved statistical methods have made it possible to address theoretically relevant questions about events such as...

    Published March 31st 2002 by Routledge