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Family Worlds

A Psychosocial Approach to Family Life

by Gerald Handel

<p>How does a family function? How does a family make a distinctive life of its own while living according to the values of society? In what ways is a family a unit when all its members have personalities of their own? How can we understand ...

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Father-Child Relations

Cultural and Biosocial Contexts

by Barry S. Hewlett

<p>Due to a greater involvement of American fathers in the direct care of their children in recent years, interest in the impact and nature of the father's role in nurturing children has increased. While studies about fathers in the ...

ISBN: 9781351520119

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Fathering

Promoting Positive Father Involvement

by Annie Devault, Gilles Forget & Diane Dubeau

<p>In the past few decades, researchers and practitioners have moved away from the idea of fatherhood as a single, monolithic concept. Examining the challenges of vulnerable fathers such as those in poverty or in prison, they have developed ...

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Fathers Across Cultures: The Importance, Roles, and Diverse Practices of Dads

The Importance, Roles, and Diverse Practices of Dads

by Jaipaul L. Roopnarine

<p>Interest in the role of the father and his influence on children's development and economic well-being has grown considerably. This edited volume uses detailed accounts to provide culturally situated analysis of fathering in cultures around ...

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Fathers, Prisons, and Family Reentry

Presencing as a Framework and Method

by William Muth

<p><em>Fathers, Prisons, and Family Reentry: Presencing as a Framework and Method</em> asks scholars, policy makers, advocates, and practitioners to rethink family reentry in a new light, to seek to understand both the urgent and intolerable ...

ISBN: 9781498547796

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Fertile Bonds

Bedouin Class, Kinship, and Gender in the Bekaa Valley

by Suzanne E. Joseph

<p>&quot;Provides rich new ethnographic material on a little-known population, the Bedouin of the Bekaa Valley in Lebanon. It positions such marginal populations in the broader theoretical context of modernization and health and demographic ...

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Fertility and Family Planning in the United States

by Whelpton, Pascal Kidder

<p>In 1955 the Scripps Foundation for Research in Population Problems conducted a survey to determine the number of pregnancies and births wives had had, the number of children wanted expected etc. In 1960 a similar study was made, and the ...

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Fertility Differences in a Modernizing Country

by Yaukey, David

<p>Lebanon, with large Christian communities, is a relatively modern country compared with others in the Moslem fertile crescent, and an interesting microcosm for studying fertility changes in this area. David Yaukey&#8217;s book, based on ...

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Fire in the Belly

On Being a Man

by Sam Keen

<p>**“Sam Keen is one of the most creative, profound thinkers of our time. I personally have learned and benefited immensely from his books. He brings to the men's movement a new kind of practical wisdom that should help both men and ...

ISBN: 9780307756770

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Five Plays

by Samuel D. Hunter

<div><p>"An important new voice in the American theater."—<i>Los Angeles Times</I></P><p>"If there's a soul adrift—physically or spiritually—in the Gem State, chances are good he sprang from the fertile pen of Samuel D. Hunter."—<i>Playbill ...

ISBN: 9781559368377

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Forgotten Families

Ending the Growing Crisis Confronting Children and Working Parents in the Global Economy

by Jody Heymann

<p>In the last half-century, radical changes have rippled through the workplace and the home from Boston to Bombay. In the face of rapid globalization, these changes affect us all, and we can no longer confine ourselves to addressing working and

ISBN: 9780190207625

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Fractured Generations

Crafting a Family Policy for Twenty-first Century America

by Allan C. Carlson

<p>Fifty years ago, the phrase &quot;family policy&quot; was rarely heard in America. Individual states maintained laws governing marriage, divorce, education, inheritance, and child protection, which regulated the formation, childrearing ...

ISBN: 9781351322140

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Framing a Family

Building a Foundation to Raise Confident Children

by Robin Marvel

<p><em>Framing A Family</em> will guide you to giving your children a childhood they do not need to recover from! This book will strengthen your family, inspiring you to build your home with encouragement, empowerment, forgiveness, and most ...

ISBN: 9781615992904

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Fraught Intimacies

Non/Monogamy in the Public Sphere

by Nathan Rambukkana

<p>Adultery scandals involving politicians. Dating websites for married women and men. Raids of polygamous communities. Reality shows about polyamorists. It seems that non-monogamy is everywhere: in popular culture, in the news, and before the ...

ISBN: 9780774828994

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Friends, Lovers, Co-Workers, and Community

Everything I Know about Relationships I Learned from Television

by Lauren Bratslavsky, Elizabeth L. Cohen, Mary Erickson & others

<p><em>Friends, Lovers, Co-Workers, and Community</em> analyzes how television narratives form the first decade of the twenty-first century are powerful socializing agents which both define and limit the types of acceptable interpersonal ...

ISBN: 9781498512961

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Genealogies of Emotions, Intimacies, and Desire

Theories of Changes in Emotional Regimes from Medieval Society to Late Modernity

by Ann Brooks

<p>Genealogies of Emotions, Intimacies and Desire excavates epistemologies which attempt to explain changes in emotional regimes from medieval society to late modernity. Key in this debate is the concept of intimacy. The book shows that ...

ISBN: 9781317588030

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Generations

by Kenneth A. Hordge Sr.

<p>Generations is a book about the authors search for his ancestors. The book traces the authors genealogy back through slavery. As the author states; we cannot possibly know ourselves, let alone know where we are going until we are willing to ...

ISBN: 9781481717151

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Get Out of My Room!

A History of Teen Bedrooms in America

by Jason Reid

<p>Teenage life is tough. You’re at the mercy of parents, teachers, and siblings, all of whom insist on continuing to treat you like a kid and refuse to leave you alone. So what do you do when it all gets to be too much? You retreat to your room

ISBN: 9780226409351

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Getting Past 'the Pimp'

Management in the Sex Industry

by Chris Bruckert & Colette Parent

<p>The issue of third parties in the sex industry – individuals who are neither the client nor the service provider – has become especially urgent in our current socio-political context. Surprisingly, in spite of an emergence of critical ...

ISBN: 9781487517427

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Global justice networks

Geographies of transnational solidarity

by Paul Routledge & Andrew Cumbers

<p>This book provides a critical investigation of what has been termed the 'global justice movement'. Through a detailed study of a grassroots peasants' network in Asia (People's Global Action), an international trade union network (the ...

ISBN: 9781847797025

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