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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Reshaping Social Life

    By Sarah Irwin

    Caught up in current social changes, we do not fully understand the reshaping of social life. In sociological analyses there is a conceptual gap between subjectivities and social structural processes, and we face real difficulties in understanding social change and diversity. Through analysis of...

    Published August 24th 2005 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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