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Textbooks

  1. New Textbook: Moral Development: Theory and Applications

    Vozzola masterfully delves into controversial areas with finesse, examines unresolved disputes without hesitation and throughout it all maintains a friendly writing style. The book will engage students, broaden their imaginations, and guide them in practical application." – Darcia Narvaez, University of Notre Dame, USA

    To receive your complimentary exam copy for your upcoming course, please click here.

  2. Advanced Methods in Family Therapy Research

    "Advanced Methods in Family Therapy Research briefly comprehensively and succinctly charts the territory of research methods for assessing couple and family therapy. Richard Miller and Lee Johnson have assembled a superb set of authors who illuminate every aspect of research ranging from basic concepts, such as how to develop research ideas and conduct analyses, to more specialized topics such as cultural adaption research and specific technologies. This book should be an essential great resource for graduate courses in family research and a part of every family researcher’s library." -- Jay Lebow, Ph.D., Clinical Professor of Psychology, The Family Institute at Northwestern and Northwestern University To request a complimentary copy, please click here.

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New Titles

  1. Substance Abuse and the Family

    Just Published  Substance Abuse and the Family demonstrates what it means to view addiction through a systems lens by considering biology and genetics, family relationships, and larger systems. Throughout the text, Michael D. Reiter shows how to examine a person’s predilection to become addicted, his or her social environment around substance use, the functionality of his or her family, and various treatment options.

  2. Love matters. And we have the science to prove it.

    Should I put my baby in a nursery?
    Can we prevent anti-social behavior?
    Will my depression be passed on to my child?

    This new edition of Why Love Matters, by Sue Gerhardt, throws some fresh light on these perennially challenging questions by updating its popular and accessible account of how the brain develops in early life.  

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Professional

  1. Substance Abuse and the Family

    Just Published  Substance Abuse and the Family demonstrates what it means to view addiction through a systems lens by considering biology and genetics, family relationships, and larger systems. Throughout the text, Michael D. Reiter shows how to examine a person’s predilection to become addicted, his or her social environment around substance use, the functionality of his or her family, and various treatment options.

  2. Live interview on ITV’s This Morning - Living with Foreign Accent Sydrome

    Foreign Accent Syndromes: The Stories People Have to Tell on This Morning with Phillip Schofield and Amanda Holden.


     

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Research & Reference

  1. Announcing Routledge Handbooks Online!

    Routledge Handbooks Online brings together Routledge Handbooks, Companions, and Worlds content into one brand new, innovative digital platform.

    Routledge Handbooks Online is fully searchable and truly interdisciplinary.

    Free trials of Routledge Handbooks Online are available to qualifying institutions. Ask your librarian to sign up for a free trial today! Click here for information on how to sign up for a free trial.

  2. The Psychology and Mental Health Research and Reference catalog

    Build your psychology library collection with the Psychology and Mental Health Research and Reference online catalog, featuring new and recent handbooks, monographs, special issues as books, multi-volume sets including Library Editions and Major Works, and Revivals.

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General Interest

  1. Live interview on ITV’s This Morning - Living with Foreign Accent Sydrome

    Foreign Accent Syndromes: The Stories People Have to Tell on This Morning with Phillip Schofield and Amanda Holden.


     

  2. Interview with John Coleman: Why Won’t My Teenager Talk to Me?

    Watch the latest Routledge Books video on YouTube with John Coleman, a trained psychologist and renowned youth advocate, and see him discuss his new book, Why Won't My Teenager Talk to Me?


     

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News

  1. #PSY50K: £100/$160 Worth of Books Giveaway to Celebrate 50K on Twitter

    We have hit 50,000 followers on Twitter! To celebrate this @psypress milestone, we want to thank you by giving you the chance to win £100/$160 worth of books for one of your friends. What better gift is there than the gift of knowledge?

  2. Author of the Month September 2014 - Sue Gerhardt

    Sue Gerhardt, author of Why Love Matters, is the Routledge Mental Health Author of the Month for September 2014!

    Why Love Matters explains why loving relationships are essential to brain development in the early years, and how these early interactions can have lasting consequences for future emotional and physical health. This second edition follows on from the success of the first, updating the scientific research, covering recent findings in genetics and the mind/body connection, and including a new chapter highlighting our growing understanding of the part also played by pregnancy in shaping a baby’s future emotional and physical well-being.

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Browse books by subjects/disciplines within Family Studies

New textbooks in established subject areas for students at all stages of their degree

Course Guides

The courses below offer a listing of the most current textbooks from Routledge Family Studies. You can also continue browsing our complete catalog of textbook options. If you'd like to consult with one of our representatives, browse our contact listings.

Companion Websites

Many of our key textbooks and course books have companion websites that provide additional resources to educators and students such as; information, downloads, tools and supplemental materials for the books they accompany.
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