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  1. 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

  2. Family Communication

    2nd Edition

    By Chris Segrin, Jeanne Flora

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Family Communication carefully examines state-of-the-art research and theories of family communication and family relationships. In addition to presenting cutting-edge research, it focuses on classic theories and research findings that have influenced and revolutionized the way scholars...

    Published December 5th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Development in Infancy

    A Contemporary Introduction, 5th Edition

    By Marc H. Bornstein, Martha E. Arterberry, Michael E. Lamb

    This topically-organized text provides a comprehensive overview of infant development with a strong theoretical and research base. Readers gain a clear understanding of infant development and issues that will be the focus of significant advances in infancy studies in the future. The new fifth...

    Published July 8th 2013 by Psychology Press

  4. Serving Military Families in the 21st Century

    By Karen Rose Blaisure, Tara Saathoff-Wells, Angela Pereira, Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth, Amy Laura Dombro

    Series: Textbooks in Family Studies

    This text introduces readers to military families, their resilience, and the challenges of military life. Personal stories from active duty, National Guard, reservists, veterans, and their families, from all branches and ranks of the military, and those who work with military personnel, bring their...

    Published April 1st 2012 by Routledge

  5. Families with Futures

    Family Studies into the 21st Century, Second Edition

    By Meg Wilkes Karraker, Janet R. Grochowski

    Noted for its interdisciplinary approach to family studies, Families with Futures provides an engaging, contemporary look at the discipline's theories, methods, essential topics, and career opportunities. Featuring strong coverage of theories and methods, readers explore family concepts and...

    Published February 8th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Social and Personality Development

    An Advanced Textbook

    Edited by Michael E. Lamb, Marc H. Bornstein

    This new text contains parts of Bornstein and Lamb’s Developmental Science, 6th edition, along with new introductory material, providing a cutting edge and comprehensive overview of social and personality development. Each of the world-renowned contributors masterfully introduces the history...

    Published March 24th 2011 by Psychology Press

  7. Close Relationships

    By Pamela Regan

    This multidisciplinary text introduces the concepts, methodologies, theories, and empirical findings of the field of interpersonal relationships. Information is drawn from psychology, communication, family studies, marriage and family therapy, social work, sociology, anthropology, the health...

    Published January 5th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Introduction to Family Processes

    Fifth Edition

    By Randal Day, Randal D. Day

    What goes on "behind closed doors" in families is examined in this text. Through his storytelling style, Randy Day introduces readers to the family processes approach – the strategies and behaviors families use to achieve goals. The emphasis is on how families work and interact rather than on the...

    Published July 27th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Development According to Parents

    By W. Andrews Collins, Jacqueline J. Goodnow

    Series: Essays in Developmental Psychology

    To their everyday life with children, parents bring a number of ideas about development and about parenting. Some of these ideas are about their own children and about themselves as parents. Others are more general: ideas, for instance, about what babies are like, how children change with age, what...

    Published November 30th 1990 by Psychology Press

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