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  1. Men in the Lives of Young Children

    An international perspective

    Edited by Deborah Jones, Roy Evans

    This book presents an international perspective on the involvement of men in the lives of young children across a range of differing contexts and from a number of disciplinary perspectives. It takes as a starting point the importance of positive male engagement with young children so as to ensure...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Safe Motherhood in a Globalized World

    Edited by Barbara Wejnert, Suzanne K. Steinmetz, Nirupama Prakash

    This book provides cutting edge information on safe motherhood in a global context. The chapters focus on research, program development and implementation, and policy dealing with various aspects of pregnancy, labor and delivery. Safe motherhood is a critical issue since healthy, safe motherhood is...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Sexual Selection Under Parental Choice

    The Evolution of Human Mating Behavior

    By Menelaos Apostolou

    Parents often disagree with their children over their choice of partner. Although the reasons may vary the outcome is very often one of conflict – a conflict peculiar to the human species. For the first time in one volume, Sexual Selection under Parental Choice employs an evolutionary perspective...

    Published July 31st 2013 by Psychology Press

  4. Intimacies

    A New World of Relational Life

    Edited by Alan Frank, Patricia T. Clough, Steven Seidman

    In the last decade or so, there has been a shift in the popular and academic discussion of our personal lives. Relationships – and not necessarily marriage – have gravitated to the center of our relational lives. Many of us feel entitled to seek intimacy, an emotionally depthful social bonding,...

    Published July 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Effect of Childhood Emotional Maltreatment on Later Intimate Relationships

    Edited by Nancy Dodge Reyome

    Childhood Emotional Maltreatment, Attachment and Later Intimate Relationships addresses timely topics on the effect of emotional child abuse and neglect on the formation and maintenance of intimate relationships in adolescence and adulthood. This collection of manuscripts addresses current theory,...

    Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Young People and the Care Experience

    Research, Policy and Practice

    By Julie Shaw, Nick Frost

    Series: Adolescence and Society

    The care system looks after the most vulnerable young people in society – those who are, for a variety of reasons, unable to live with their parents. Young People and the Care Experience examines what can be done to support young people to remain at home, and if this is not possible, how they can...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Childminder (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study in Action Research

    By Brian Jackson, Sonia Jackson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1979, this book looks at the subject of childminding in Britain at the time it was written. It is based on a national survey that was commissioned by the Social Science Research Council and on action to help childminders funded by the Wates Foundation at Manchester University, UK...

    Published April 5th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Changing Gay Male Identities

    By Andrew J. Cooper

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    As the world changes, so sexual identities are changing. In a context of globalisation, mass communication and technological advances, individuals find themselves able to make lifestyle choices in new and different ways. In this increasingly confusing world, sociologists have argued that identities...

    Published April 4th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Fatherhood (Routledge Revivals)

    By Brian Jackson

    First published in 1984, this groundbreaking title explores the concept of fatherhood, by following a hundred men who become fathers for the first time. The book is addressed to men who are discovering fatherhood and to women who wish to hear what a man feels and thinks about having a child. Many...

    Published March 30th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Migration, Agrarian Transition, and Rural Change in Southeast Asia

    Edited by Philip F. Kelly

    Rural life in Southeast Asia is being transformed by new and intensifying processes of migration and mobility. Migration out of rural areas creates new forms of class mobility, familial relations, production processes and income. Migration into rural areas creates a new and sometimes marginalized...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge