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Routledge publishes quality textbooks in a variety of disciplines and course subjects. We are committed to providing course materials to instructors and students that are both engaging and innovative. You can learn more about our textbooks by viewing our featured selections below in Family Studies. You can also browse textbooks in all subjects or check out our companion websites.

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  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.

  3. Family Policy Matters, 3rd Edition

    "This is the top text in my view. … I feel very comfortable introducing this book to undergraduates as well as graduates because of the level of the writing. … It is hard to find a book that provides a foundation for family policy … this is the best available. … Bogenschneider provides structure and tools for understanding how policy is done." – Clinton Gudmunson, Iowa State University, USA


    Request your complimentary exam copy of Family Policy Matters How Policymaking Affects Families and What Professionals Can Do, Third Edition today!

    To learn more about this title, click here.

  4. Developmental Psychology and Family Studies Textbooks - 20% OFF ALL TITLES

    This catalog showcases textbooks in Developmental Psychology and Family Studies published by Psychology Press, Routledge, and Guilford Press.

    Instructors can request exam copies of course texts.

  5. Development in Infancy, 5th Edition

    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 edition reflects the enormous changes in the field that have occurred over the past decade.

  6. Father-Daughter Relationships: Contemporary Research and Issues

    The first research-based text that focuses on the impact of the father–daughter relationship, this provocative book examines the factors that can strengthen or weaken these relationships and the impact that these relationships have on society.

    The research is brought to life with compelling personal stories from fathers and daughters, including well-known celebrities and politicians.

    Intended as a supplemental text for upper-level undergraduate or graduate courses on father-daughter relationships and/or parenting taught in human development, family studies, psychology, sociology, counseling, social work, and women’s studies, this practical book also appeals to mental health practitioners, social workers, legal professionals, and school counselors interested in these relationships.

  7. Families with Futures: Family Studies Into the 21st Century, 2nd Edition

    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 processes through a positive prism. Throughout, families are viewed as challenged but resilient.

    This is an ideal text for upper-level undergraduate and lower-level graduate courses in family studies, family ecology, and family science offered in departments of family and consumer sciences, human development, psychology, and sociology.

  8. Serving Military Families in the 21st Century

    This book introduces readers to military families, their resilience, and the challenges of military life. 

    Designed as a textbook for advanced undergraduate or graduate courses on military families, or as a supplement for courses on the family, marriage and family, stress and coping or family systems taught in family studies, human development, clinical or counseling psychology, sociology, social work or nursing, this book also appeals to helping professionals who work with military families.

    A volume in the Textbooks in Family Studies series.

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