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  1. Life Chances

    Stories of growing up in Australia

    By Janet Taylor

    This book presents the real life stories of five young people who were all born in the same place at the same time and who all seem to be flourishing at age 21 but who have had very different life experiences along the way. The book draws on the findings of the unique Life Chances Study, a...

    Published June 12th 2014 by Federation Press

  2. Routledge Handbook of Family Law and Policy

    Edited by John Eekelaar, Rob George

    Changes in family structures, demographics, social attitudes and economic policies over the last sixty years have had a large impact on family lives and correspondingly on family law. This book provides global perspectives on the policy challenges facing family law and policy round the world. The...

    Published May 8th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Japanese Family

    Touch, Intimacy and Feeling

    By Diana Adis Tahhan

    Series: Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

    This book explores how the relationship between child and parent develops in Japan, from the earliest point in a child’s life, through the transition from family to the wider world, first to playschools and then schools. It shows how touch and physical contact are important for engendering intimacy...

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Migration, Family and the Welfare State

    Integrating Migrants and Refugees in Scandinavia

    Edited by Karen Fog Olwig, Birgitte Romme Larsen, Mikkel Rytter

    Migration, Family and the Welfare State explores understandings and practices of integration in the Scandinavian welfare societies of Denmark, Norway and Sweden through a comprehensive range of detailed ethnographic studies. Chapters examine discourses, policies and programs of integration in the...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Managing Overflow in Affluent Societies

    Edited by Barbara Czarniawska, Orvar Löfgren

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    “It is simply too much” is a common complaint of the modern age. This book looks at how people and institutions deal with overflow - of information, consumption or choices. The essays explore the ways in which notions of overflow – framed in terms of excess and abundance or their implicit...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Critical Approaches to Care

    Understanding Caring Relations, Identities and Cultures

    Edited by Chrissie Rogers, Susie Weller

    Series: Relationships and Resources

    What does ‘care’ mean in contemporary society? How are caring relationships practised in different contexts? What resources do individuals and collectives draw upon in order to care for, care with and care about themselves and others? How do such relationships and practices relate to broader social...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Growing Up Fast

    Re-Visioning Adolescent Mothers' Transitions to Young Adulthood

    By Bonnie J. Ross Leadbeater

    The first edition of Growing Up Fast attempted to counter the stereotype of poor, minority adolescent mothers and describe the diversity of their educational, work, parenting, and relationship experiences. The volume followed a strengths-based approach to understanding why some mothers appeared...

    Published March 2nd 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Mothering, Mixed Families and Racialised Boundaries

    Edited by Ravinder Barn, Vicki Harman

    Series: Ethnic and Racial Studies

    This pioneering volume draws together theoretical and empirical contributions analyzing the experiences of white mothers in interracial families in Britain, Canada and the USA. The growth of the mixed race population reflects an increasingly racially and culturally heterogeneous society, shaped by...

    Published February 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Gender and Family in East Asia

    Edited by Siumi Maria Tam, Wai Ching Angela Wong, Danning Wang

    Series: Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

    The on-going reconfiguration of geo-political and economic forces across the globe has created a new institutional and moral environment for East Asian family life and gender dynamics. Indeed, modernisation in East Asia has brought about increases in women’s education levels and participation in...

    Published January 29th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Family Policy Matters

    How Policymaking Affects Families and What Professionals Can Do, 3rd Edition

    By Karen Bogenschneider

    This best-selling text integrates the latest research and cutting-edge practice to make an evidence-based case for family policy. It uses examples from around the globe to explain how families support society and how policies support families. The book also moves beyond analysis to action with...

    Published January 12th 2014 by Routledge