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Planning Families in Nepal: Global and Local Projects of Reproduction

by Brunson, Jan

<DIV>Based on almost a decade of research in the Kathmandu Valley, <I>Planning Families in Nepal</I> offers a compelling account of Hindu Nepali women as they face conflicting global and local ideals regarding family planning. By examining ...

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Policing Sex and Marriage in the American Military

The Court-Martial and the Construction of Gender and Sexual Deviance, 1950–2000

by Kellie Wilson-Buford

<p>The American military’s public international strategy of Communist containment, systematic weapons build-ups, and military occupations across the globe depended heavily on its internal and often less visible strategy of controlling the lives ...

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Power and Inequality in Interpersonal Relations

by Eric Beasley

<p>This book explores interpersonal situations in which weak or vulnerable people find themselves and the ways in which others help create, sustain, and eradicate such social dynamics. Vladimir Shlapentokh and Eric Beasley demonstrate that ...

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Premarital Sex in America

How Young Americans Meet, Mate, and Think about Marrying

by Mark Regnerus & Jeremy Uecker

<p>The period of young adulthood, from ages 18 to 23, is popularly considered the most sexualized in life. But is it true? What do we really know about the sexual lives of young people today? <em>Premarital Sex in America</em> combines ...

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Preparing for Christian Marriage

An Inclusive Handbook for Straight and LGBTQ Couples Seeking a Joyful Marriage with Discussion Guide for Clergy

by Steve Wigall

<p>In <em>Preparing for Christian Marriage,</em> the Reverend Steve Wigall offers an inclusive handbook for straight and LGBTQ couples seeking a joyful marriage, which includes a discussion guide to assist the clergy who are working with them. ...

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Race and Family

A Structural Approach

by Roberta L. Coles

<p>The second edition of <em>Race and Family</em>, featuring new examples and updates throughout, focuses on structural factors impacting all families, such as demographic, economic, and historic trends which illuminate the similarities and ...

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Radical Challenges to the Family

From the Sixties to Same-Sex Marriage

by Ashley Lavelle

<p>Defending the nuclear family and extolling ’family values’ have long been central features of politics in capitalist societies, in spite of radical left challenges from social, counter-cultural and gay rights movements. This book examines ...

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Rebellious Parents

Parental Movements in Central-Eastern Europe and Russia

by Elzbieta Korolczuk & Katalin Fabian

<p>Parental activism movements are strengthening around the world and often spark tense personal and political debate. With an emphasis on Russia and Central and Eastern Europe, this collection analyzes formal organizations as well as informal ...

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Reconceiving the Second Sex: Men, Masculinity, and Reproduction

by Inhorn, Marcia C.

<p> Extensive social science research, particularly by anthropologists, has explored women's reproductive lives, their use of reproductive technologies, and their experiences as mothers and nurturers of children. Meanwhile, few if any volumes ...

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Redlined

A Memoir of Race, Change, and Fractured Community in 1960s Chicago

by Linda Gartz

<p>Set against the backdrop of the Civil Rights Movement, <em>Redlined</em> exposes the racist lending rules that refuse mortgages to anyone in areas with even one black resident. As blacks move deeper into Chicago’s West Side during the 1960s, ...

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Religion and Families

An Introduction

by Loren D. Marks & David C. Dollahite

<p>This is the first multidisciplinary text to address the growing scholarly connection between religion and family life. The latest literature from family studies, psychology, sociology, and religion is reviewed along with narratives drawn from

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Representations of the Mother-in-Law in Literature, Film, Drama, and Television

by Cecilia Alero Titilayo Saibu, David Wafula Yenjela, Shalini Nadaswaran & others

<p>This book is a comprehensive study of some ways of treating the subject that demonstrate new and unusual perspectives, and provides a different approach to the popularly-held views of mothers-in-law; and that further address these works as ...

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Responding to Human Trafficking

Dispossession, Colonial Violence, and Resistance among Indigenous and Racialized Women

by Julie Kaye

<p><em>Responding to Human Trafficking</em> is the first book to critically examine responses to the growing issue of human trafficking in Canada. Julie Kaye challenges the separation of trafficking debates into international versus domestic ...

ISBN: 9781487513870

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Revival: The Evolution of Modern Marriage (1930)

A Sociology of Sexual Relations

by Franz Carl Muller-Lyer

<p>So many books on marriage leave one with a feeling of chaos that it is important to examine any document underlying the discovery of order by searching for underlying tendencies.</p> <p>The author emphasizes the necessity of taking the ...

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Room to Grow

A Study of Parent-Child Relationships

by Carroll Davis

<p>The lives of seven children provides the focus for this penetrating look into the experiences that shape personality. As they emerge from the records collected over a twenty-year period by the University of Toronto's Institute of Child Study,

ISBN: 9781442638068

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Routledge Revivals: Charles Booth's London (1969)

A Portrait of the Poor at the Turn of the Century, Drawn from His "Life and Labour of the People in London"

by Albert Fried & Richard M. Elman

<p>First published in 1969, this book presents a one-volume anthology of Charles Booth’s <em>Life and Labour of the People in London</em>, the classic early study of the poor in the urban environment. The original text consists of a vast ...

ISBN: 9781351981576

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Sacred Inception

Reclaiming the Spirituality of Birth in the Modern World

by Pamela Hunt, Kristin Brig, Angela N. Castañeda & others

<p>This edited volume explores the intersection of spirituality with childbirth from 1800 to the present day from a comparative perspective. It illustrates how over this time period in much of the world, traditional practices, home births, and ...

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Same-Sex Marriage: A Reference Handbook, 2nd Edition

by David E. Newton

<p>Same-sex marriage continues to be a polarizing subject in the United States and other parts of the world. This new edition of <em>Same-Sex Marriage: A Reference Handbook</em> brings readers up to date on the status of same-sex unions from ...

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Save Your Marriage

by Anthony Udo Ekanem

<p>If you are having trouble with your marriage, you are not alone. Every marriage has its ups and downs. These problems could range from simple misunderstandings to larger concerns.<br />       <br /> Many issues of marriage are due to ...

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Secrets: A Story of Addiction, Grief & Healing

A Story of Addiction, Grief & Healing

by Ann P. Bennett & Ann P. Bennett-Cookson

<p><em>Introduction to Secrets: A Story of Addiction, Grief &amp; Healing</em></p> <p>* *</p> <p><em>Highly educated individuals with doctorates publish papers full of information, facts, and figures, explaining reasons for addiction. It is ...

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