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George W Holden embraces the idea that parenting is a dynamic process: children affect parents just as much as parents affect children. This multilevel, ecological approach to parenting and childrearing allows a full range of parenting styles and challenges to be addressed. Research is presented in a way that is...
Strikingly argued, richly researched, and methodologically sound, this wide-ranging look at how choices about sex triumphed over established class systems and artificial racial boundaries supplies a refreshing contribution to the history of early Louisiana.
All over the world, men as well as women exchange sex for money and other forms of reward, sometimes with other men and sometimes with women. In contrast to female prostitution, however, relatively little is known about male sex work, leaving questions unanswered about the individuals involved: their identities and...
The first ever book on educational work to prevent violence against women and girls, offering insight into the underpinning theoretical debates and key lessons for practice.
Around the globe, families are often faced with a variety of health issues, often as a result of social, political, religious, and economic forces. This multidisciplinary volume addresses the impact health issues have on individual family members and how this affects their family relationships.
As social scientists, we are called to investigate society. A powerful component of understanding society can be found when researching the lives of children and youth. This volume provides a glimpse into these lives.
This volume offers a contemporary understanding of the relational matters of children's peer cultures to better understand and address the complex nature of children and young people's everyday lives in today's society.
Based on 60 in-depth interviews with a diverse group of straight men and women, this title explores how straight Americans make sense of their sexual and gendered selves in this new landscape, particularly with an understanding of how race does and does not play a role in these conceptions.