Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Sociology of the Family Books

You are currently browsing 21–30 of 155 new and published books in the subject of Sociology of the Family — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books – Page 3

  1. Islam, Family Life, and Gender Inequality in Urban China

    By Xiaowei Zang

    Series: Routledge Studies on Ethnicity in Asia

    This book studies the relationship between Islam, family processes, and gender inequality among Uyghur Muslims in Ürümchi, China. Empirically, it shows in quantitative terms the extent of gender inequalities among Uyghur Muslims in Ürümchi and tests whether the gender inequalities are a difference...

    Published January 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Childhood and Disability

    Key papers from Disability & Society

    Edited by Sarah Beazley, Val Williams

    Drawn from Disability & Society over the period 1997-2012, the twelve chapters in this book address a range of personal, cultural and institutional arenas in which challenges experienced by disabled children are played out. The book includes a mix of theoretical and applied material offering...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Children, Spirituality, Loss and Recovery

    Edited by Joyce E. Bellous

    The book demonstrates the hopeful stance the young take in response to ordinary suffering and significant trauma when adults talk with them about their losses. Its underlying themes convey the truth that loss and recovery are normal in the process of growing to maturity. It examines the strength of...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Stepfamilies

    A Global Perspective on Research, Policy, and Practice

    By Jan Pryor

    Series: Textbooks in Family Studies

    This new book reviews the most current global research and highlights the challenges, possibilities, and dynamics of stepfamily households. It describes their formation, their experiences, and the factors that help them thrive. International and cultural differences are highlighted throughout along...

    Published November 14th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Transnational Pakistani Connections

    Marrying ‘Back Home’

    By Katharine Charsley

    Series: Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

    Since restrictions on commonwealth labour immigration to Britain in the 1960s, marriage has been the dominant form of migration between Pakistan and the UK. Most transnational Pakistani marriages are between cousins or other more distant relatives, lending a particular texture to this transnational...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Transnational Families, Migration and the Circulation of Care

    Understanding Mobility and Absence in Family Life

    Edited by Loretta Baldassar, Laura Merla

    Series: Routledge Research in Transnationalism

    Without denying the difficulties that confront migrants and their distant kin, this volume highlights the agency of family members in transnational processes of care, in an effort to acknowledge the transnational family as an increasingly common family form and to question the predominantly...

    Published October 1st 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Primordial Violence

    Spanking Children, Psychological Development, Violence, and Crime

    By Murray A. Straus, Emily M. Douglas, Rose Anne Medeiros

    Why do parents hit those they love? What effect does it have on children? What can be done to end this pattern? These are some of the questions explored in The Primordial Violence. Featuring longitudinal data from over 7,000 U.S. families as well as results from a 32 nation study, the book presents...

    Published August 12th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Security, Socialisation and Affect in Indian Families

    Unfamiliar Ground

    Edited by Ira Raja

    Sociological research on Indian families has largely focused on questions of household form and structure, to the exclusion of not only the more nebulous dimensions of family life and relationships but also the discursive and imagined aspects of our familial worlds such as may be accessed through...

    Published August 12th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Children and Young People’s Relationships

    Learning across Majority and Minority Worlds

    Edited by Samantha Punch, Kay Tisdall

    This book challenges the current state of childhood studies by exploring children and young people’s agency and relationships. It considers how recent theorisations of relationships and relational processes can move childhood studies forward, particularly in relation to re-thinking claims of...

    Published August 12th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Diverse Spaces of Childhood and Youth

    Gender and socio-cultural differences

    Edited by Ruth Evans, Louise Holt

    Diverse Spaces of Childhood and Youth focuses on the diverse spaces and discourses of children and youth globally. The chapters explore the influence of gender, age and other socio-cultural differences, such as race, ethnicity and migration trajectories, on the everyday lives of children and...

    Published August 12th 2013 by Routledge