Developmental Psychology and Family Studies Textbooks

New, Upcoming and Key Titles 2014

Family Studies/Family Science

  1. An Introduction to Marriage and Family Therapy

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Joseph L. Wetchler, Lorna L. Hecker

    Now in its second edition, this text introduces readers to the rich history and practice of Marriage and Family Therapy, with 32 professionals from across the US presenting their knowledge in their areas of expertise. This blend of approaches and styles gives this text a unique voice and makes it a...

    Published September 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. Advanced Methods in Family Therapy Research

    A Focus on Validity and Change

    Edited by Richard B Miller, Lee N. Johnson

    Research is vital in moving the field of family therapy forward, but the myriad of possibilities inherent in working with systems and individuals can overwhelm even the most seasoned researcher. Advanced Methods in Family Therapy Research is the best resource to address the day-to-day questions...

    Published January 6th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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

  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 9th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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 6th 2011 by Routledge