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  1. American Families

    A Multicultural Reader, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Stephanie Coontz

    In the past forty years, American families have become more racially and ethnically diverse than ever before. Different family forms and living arrangements have also multiplied, with single-parent families, cohabiting couples with children, divorced couples with children, stepfamilies, and...

    Published March 5th 2008 by Routledge

  2. White Weddings

    Romancing Heterosexuality in Popular Culture, 2nd Edition

    By Chrys Ingraham

    This is a groundbreaking study of our culture's obsession with weddings. By examining popular films, commercials, magazines, advertising, television sitcoms and even children's toys, this book shows the pervasive influence of weddings in our culture and the important role they play in maintaining...

    Published January 30th 2008 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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


Forthcoming Books

  1. Love and Marriage in Globalizing China
    By Wang Pan
    To Be Published October 21st 2014
  2. Childminder (Routledge Revivals)
    By Brian Jackson, Sonia Jackson
    To Be Published October 22nd 2014
  3. The 'Irish' Family
    Edited by Linda Connolly
    To Be Published November 4th 2014
  4. Queerying Families of Origin
    Edited by Chiara Bertone, Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli
    To Be Published November 19th 2014
  5. The Works of William H. Beveridge
    By Various
    To Be Published November 20th 2014

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