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  1. Young People and Housing

    Transitions, Trajectories and Generational Fractures

    Edited by Ray Forrest, Ngai-Ming Yip

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    Young People and Housing brings together new research exploring the economic, social, and cultural challenges that face young people in search of permanent housing. Featuring international case studies from Asia, Europe, and Australia, Young People and Housing is a collection of...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Cultural Capital, Identity, and Social Mobility

    The Life Course of Working-Class University Graduates

    By Mick Matthys

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This qualitative study explores the meaning of working-class origin in the life and career of university graduates. Social transition from a working-class background to a middle-class milieu results in loyalty conflicts and communication barriers. The lack of social and cultural capital and the...

    Published August 16th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Family Storytelling

    Negotiating Identities, Teaching Lessons, and Making Meaning

    Edited by Jody Koenig Kellas

    Stories and storytelling are one of the primary ways that families and family members make sense of both everyday and difficult events, create a sense of individual and group identity, remember, connect generations, and establish guidelines for family behavior. With so many important functions,...

    Published July 8th 2012 by Routledge

  4. After the Bell

    Family Background, Public Policy and Educational Success

    Edited by Karen Albright, Dalton Conley

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Since the publication of the Coleman report in the US many decades ago, it has been widely accepted that the evidence that schools are marginal in the grand scheme of academic achievement is conclusive. Despite this, educational policy across the world remains focused almost exclusively on...

    Published June 28th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Work and Family Policy

    International Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Stephen Sweet

    Numerous challenges exist in respect to integrating work and family institutions and there is remarkable cross-national variation in the ways that societies respond to these concerns with policy. This volume examines these concerns by focusing on cross-national variation in structural/cultural...

    Published June 21st 2012 by Routledge

  6. Transnational Marriage

    New Perspectives from Europe and Beyond

    Edited by Katharine Charsley

    Series: Routledge Research in Transnationalism

    Marriages spanning borders are not a new phenomenon, but occur with increasing frequency and contribute substantially to international mobility and transnational engagement. Perhaps because such migration has often been treated as ‘secondary’ to labor migration, marriage has until recent years been...

    Published June 17th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Children’s Food Practices in Families and Institutions

    Edited by Samantha Punch, Ian McIntosh, Ruth Emond

    This book brings together recent UK studies into children’s experiences and practices around food in a range of contexts, linking these to current policy and practice perspectives. It reveals that food works not only on a material level as sustenance but also on a symbolic level as something that...

    Published May 16th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Regulating Sexuality

    Legal Consciousness in Lesbian and Gay Lives

    By Rosie Harding

    Series: Social Justice

    Winner of the 2011 SLSA-Hart Socio-Legal Book Prize Regulating Sexuality: Legal Consciousness in Lesbian and Gay Lives explores the impact that recent seismic shifts in the legal landscape have had for lesbians and gay men. The last decade has been a time of extensive change in the legal regulation...

    Published March 8th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Nuclear Family Values, Extended Family Lives

    The Power of Race, Class, and Gender

    By Natalia Sarkisian, Naomi Gerstel

    Series: Framing 21st Century Social Issues

    Nuclear Family Values, Extended Family Lives shows how the current emphasis on the nuclear family – with its exclusion of the extended family – is narrow, even deleterious, and misses much of family life. This omission is tied to gender, race, and class. This book is broken down into six...

    Published March 7th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Changing Relationships

    Edited by Malcolm Brynin, John Ermisch

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Some relationships are within the family -- such as between parents and children, grandparents and children and between siblings -- while others are between friends. In some cases, these distinctions are blurred (Are short-term partners family members? Are family members seen as such when...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge