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Seniors and Squalor: Competency, Autonomy, and the Mistake of Forced Intervention

by Lisa Johnson

<p>This book will help readers to better understand and address a strange social phenomenon: the apparent choice by some seniors to live in squalor.</p> <p>• Incorporates the latest research concerning laws and medical classifications</p> <p>•

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Serving Military Families

Theories, Research, and Application

by Karen Rose Blaisure, Tara Saathoff-Wells, Angela Pereira & others

<p>This text introduces readers to the unique culture of military families, their resilience, and the challenges of military life. Personal stories from nearly 70 active duty, reservists, veterans, and their families from all branches and ranks ...

ISBN: 9781317554691

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Sex, Family, and the Culture Wars

by Mark J. Cherry

<p>Extraordinary social and moral shifts have taken place in Western societies. Sex is no longer the exclusive province of husband and wife set within monogamous married family life. The world is awash in sex: advertising, books, magazines, ...

ISBN: 9781351491198

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Single Mothers in Contemporary Japan

Motherhood, Class, and Reproductive Practice

by Aya Ezawa

<p>Combining work and family remains a major challenge for married women in contemporary Japan, and it’s not uncommon for them to quit working when starting a family. Single mothers, by contrast, almost always work, regardless of the age of ...

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Snow White Cake Mix. Part 3.

by Joseph Anthony Alizio Jr, Edward Joseph Ellis & Vincent Joseph Allen

Snow White Cake Mix. Part 3. Original Book Number Twenty-Three. Series: Cocaine. 1967. Snow White Cake Mix. YES. I DIVIDED MY BOOKS ON DOWN FOR ALL OF YOU. "YES. FOR YOU." YES. "JOEY'S BOOKS HAVE ALL BEEN CUT BUT NOT DILUTED RIGHT HERE." YES. ...

ISBN: 9788893151627

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Social Poverty

Low-Income Parents and the Struggle for Family and Community Ties

by Sarah Halpern-Meekin

<p><strong>How low-income people cope with the emotional dimensions of poverty</strong></p> <p>Could a lack of close, meaningful social ties be a public—rather than just a private—problem? In Social Poverty, Sarah Halpern-Meekin provides a ...

ISBN: 9781479823659

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Socialization: Parent–Child Interaction in Everyday Life

by Sara Keel

<p>Adopting a conversation analytic approach informed by ethnomethodology, this book examines the process of socialization as it takes place within everyday parent–child interactions. Based on a large audio-visual corpus featuring footage ...

ISBN: 9781317053224

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Soul Mates

Religion, Sex, Love, and Marriage among African Americans and Latinos

by W. Bradford Wilcox & Nicholas H. Wolfinger

<p>In 1994, David Hernandez, a small-time drug-dealer in Spanish Harlem, got out of the drug business and turned his life over to God. After he joined Victory Chapel-a vibrant Bronx-based Pentecostal church-he saw his life change in many ways: ...

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Spaces and Politics of Motherhood

by Kate Boyer

<p><em>Spaces and Politics of Motherhood</em> offers a fresh perspective on maternity based on original qualitative research from the United Kingdom and the United States. Drawing on interviews, participant observation, an analysis of parenting ...

ISBN: 9781786603098

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St. Joseph's Patriot Missile. Part 2.

by Joseph Anthony Alizio Jr, Edward Joseph Ellis & Vincent Joseph Allen

St. Joseph's Patriot Missile. Part 2. Original Book Number Twenty-One. Series: Cocaine. 1967. St. Joseph's Patriot Missile. YES. I DIVIDED MY BOOKS ON DOWN FOR ALL OF YOU. "YES. FOR YOU." YES. "JOEY'S BOOKS HAVE ALL BEEN CUT BUT NOT DILUTED ...

ISBN: 9788893150798

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Strangers in the House

The World of Stepsiblings and Half-Siblings

by William R. Beer

<p>If present trends in divorce and remarriage continue, before the end of the century the stepfamily will outnumber all other types of family in the United States. In 1980 one out of five children under the age of eight were living in ...

ISBN: 9781351488013

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Strengths-Based Child Protection

Firm, Fair, and Friendly

by Carolyn Oliver

<p>Strengths-based, solution-focused practice is one of the most exciting areas of contemporary child protection work. The demand for this protection practice has increased faster than the availability of training resources to help students and ...

ISBN: 9781487512583

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Succeeding Together?

Schools, Child Welfare, and Uncertain Public Responsibility for Abused or Neglected Children

by Kelly Gallagher-MacKay

<p>Growing attention has focused on the education of children in the child welfare system, particularly those in foster care, but ninety-two percent of children in the child welfare system stay with their parents and their educational needs ...

ISBN: 9781442624191

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Summary of One Child

by Mei Fong | Includes Analysis

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<p>Summary of One Child by Mei Fong | Includes Analysis</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Preview:</strong></p> <p><em>One Child</em> provides a compelling personal and journalistic examination of China’s infamous one-child policy. Tracing the policy back

ISBN: 9781683780922

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Summary of The Glass Castle

by Jeannette Walls | Includes Analysis

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<p><strong>The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls | Summary & Analysis</strong></p> <p><strong>Preview</strong>:</p> <p>Jeannette Walls chronicles all the heartbreak, deprivation, humor, and love of her childhood in The Glass Castle, a ...

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Telling Our Stories

Culturally Different Adults Reflect on Growing Up in SingleParent Families

by Donna Y. Ford

Five decades ago, I was challenged to read the Moynihan Report (1965). Then and now, I take issue with much of the content, which smacks of deficit thinking, blaming the victim, and a blindness or almost total disregard for how systemic racism ...

ISBN: 9781681238395

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Thai in Vitro: Gender, Culture and Assisted Reproduction

by Whittaker, Andrea

<p> In Thailand, infertility remains a source of stigma for those couples that combine a range of religious, traditional and high-tech interventions in their quest for a child. This book explores this experience of infertility and the pursuit ...

ISBN: 9781782387336

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The Big Letdown

How Medicine, Big Business, and Feminism Undermine Breastfeeding

by Kimberly Seals Allers

<p>Pediatricians say you should but it's okay if you don't. The hospital says, &quot;Breast is best,&quot; but sends you home with formula &quot;just in case.&quot; Your sister-in-law says, &quot;Of course you should!&quot; Your mother says, ...

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The Boomerang Age

Transitions to Adulthood in Families

by Barbara Mitchell

<p>* The Boomerang Age was named an Outstanding Academic Title of 2007 by Choice Magazine.Domestic changes are taking place in the lives of young adults in Western industrialized societies. Today's young people often experience less permanency ...

ISBN: 9781351485647

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The Child and the Institution

A Study of Deprivation and Recovery

by Betty Flint

<p>It has long been believed that children who must spend much of their lives in institutions inevitably develop personality deficiencies that make them liabilities to society. This book represents the first portion of a longitudinal study of ...

ISBN: 9781487597108

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