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9784431548300 | Springer Verlag, July 10, 2014, cover price $69.99

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9781137275226 | Palgrave Macmillan, July 9, 2014, cover price $105.00

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By Lori G. Beaman (editor)
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9780774826167 | Univ of British Columbia Pr, July 2, 2014, cover price $37.95

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Product Description: We know the statistics-50% of marriages end in divorce. But we still want to get married. We still believe that marriage can offer something more hopeful and powerful than what the statistics convey.Tyler Ward, branding expert and relatively new husband himself, wrestled through this exact issue, finally discovering why we can't stay away from marriage, even after statistics say it's a risky bet...read more
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9780802411839 | New edition (Moody Pub, July 1, 2014), cover price $13.99 | About this edition: We know the statistics-50% of marriages end in divorce.

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Product Description: An eye-opening guide to the world’s best parenting strategies Research reveals that American kids lag behind in academic achievement, happiness, and wellness. Christine Gross-Loh exposes culturally determined norms we have about “good parenting,” and asks, Are there parenting strategies other countries are getting right that we are not? This book takes us across the globe and examines how parents successfully foster resilience, creativity, independence, and academic excellence in their children...read more
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9781583334553 | Avery Pub Group, May 2, 2013, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A primer on the world's best parenting strategies—with eye-opening research on the surprising disadvantages lurking in the typical American childhood.

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9781583335475 | Avery Pub Group, July 1, 2014, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: An eye-opening guide to the world’s best parenting strategies Research reveals that American kids lag behind in academic achievement, happiness, and wellness.

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9781472433152 | Ashgate Pub Co, June 28, 2014, cover price $129.95

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Product Description: More than 1.3 million Korean Americans live in the United States, the majority of them foreign-born immigrants and their children, the so-called 1.5 and second generations. While many sons and daughters of Korean immigrants outwardly conform to the stereotyped image of the upwardly mobile, highly educated super-achiever, the realities and challenges that the children of Korean immigrants face in their adult lives as their immigrant parents grow older and confront health issues that are far more complex...read more
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9780814768976 | New York Univ Pr, June 20, 2014, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: More than 1.

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9780814769997 | New York Univ Pr, June 20, 2014, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: More than 1.

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Product Description: This book offers new insights on young women's situation in the Middle East and Northern Africa. Adopting a life course perspective Gebel and Heyne develop a general micro-macro-theoretical framework for understanding the chances and barriers young women face in their most crucial life period, namely the transition to adulthood...read more
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9781137355553 | Palgrave Macmillan, June 18, 2014, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: This book offers new insights on young women's situation in the Middle East and Northern Africa.

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Product Description: A funny, tough-minded case for being and having an only child, debunking the myths about only children and taking glory in the pleasures of singletons: “A swift and absorbing read…may change your mind and the national conversation” (Psychology Today)...read more
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9781451626957 | Simon & Schuster, June 11, 2013, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: A humorous, tough-minded, and honest case for being and having an only child .

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9781451626964 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, June 17, 2014), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A funny, tough-minded case for being and having an only child, debunking the myths about only children and taking glory in the pleasures of singletons: “A swift and absorbing read…may change your mind and the national conversation” (Psychology Today).

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By Carlos Aleman (contributor), Melissa Aleman (contributor), Nicole Blau (contributor), Alberto Gonzalez (editor) and Tina M. Harris (editor)
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9780739197707 | Lexington Books, June 15, 2014, cover price $39.99

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Product Description: Recent work has highlighted that state policies and international regulations play a major role in facilitating or hindering the maintenance of family solidarity across borders. This book - built around a case study of Latin American immigrants in Europe - develops these ideas further by examining the ways in which the context of host countries influences the circulation of care between adult members of transnational families and their aging parents...read more
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9780415743914 | Routledge, June 15, 2014, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: Recent work has highlighted that state policies and international regulations play a major role in facilitating or hindering the maintenance of family solidarity across borders.

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Product Description: For over 25 years, the Greenhaven Press Opposing Viewpoints Series has developed and set the standard for current-issue studies. With more than 90 volumes covering nearly every controversial contemporary topic, Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials...read more
By Gale (corporate author)
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9781569957943 | Information Plus, June 13, 2014, cover price $64.00 | About this edition: For over 25 years, the Greenhaven Press Opposing Viewpoints Series has developed and set the standard for current-issue studies.

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Product Description: Look around you and think for a minute: Is America too crowded?For years, we have been warned about the looming danger of overpopulation: people jostling for space on a planet that’s busting at the seams and running out of oil and food and land and everything else...read more
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9781594036415 | Encounter Books, February 5, 2013, cover price $23.99 | About this edition: Look around you and think for a minute: Is America too crowded?

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9781594037313 | Encounter Books, June 10, 2014, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Look around you and think for a minute: Is America too crowded?

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Product Description: Working mothers are common in the United States. In over half of all two-parent families, both parents work, and women’s paychecks on average make up 35 percent of their families’ incomes. Most of these families yearn for available and affordable child care—but although most developed countries offer state-funded child care, it remains scarce in the United States...read more
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9781479862658 | New York Univ Pr, June 6, 2014, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Working mothers are common in the United States.

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Product Description: Seit ihren Anfängen befindet sich die Sozialpädagogik in einem Spannungsfeld zwischen Hilfe und Kontrolle sowie zwischen Familie und Staat. Sie bekämpft soziale Ungleichheiten und zugleich reproduziert sie diese in der Adressierung von sozialen Problemlagen...read more
By Birgit Btow (editor), Marion Pomey (editor), Myriam Rutschmann (editor), Clarissa Schr (editor) and Tobias Studer (editor)
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9783658013998 | Springer Verlag, May 31, 2014, cover price $49.99 | About this edition: Seit ihren Anfängen befindet sich die Sozialpädagogik in einem Spannungsfeld zwischen Hilfe und Kontrolle sowie zwischen Familie und Staat.

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9783658049782 | Springer Verlag, May 31, 2014, cover price $39.99

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Product Description: The on-going reconfiguration of geo-political and economic forces across the globe has created a new institutional and moral environment for East Asian family life and gender dynamics. Indeed, modernisation in East Asia has brought about increases in women’s education levels and participation in the labour force, a delay in marriage age, lower birth rates, and smaller family size...read more
By Danning Wang (editor)
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9780415715898 | Routledge, February 26, 2014, cover price $135.00 | About this edition: The on-going reconfiguration of geo-political and economic forces across the globe has created a new institutional and moral environment for East Asian family life and gender dynamics.

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By Vebjorg Tingstad (editor)
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9781137442222 | Palgrave Macmillan, June 6, 2014, cover price $34.00

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Product Description: This book explores the importance of autonomy in family law. It argues that traditional understandings of autonomy are inappropriate in the family law context and instead recommends the use of relational autonomy. The book starts by explaining how autonomy has historically been understood, before exploring the problems with its use in family law...read more
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9783319049861 | Springer Verlag, March 26, 2014, cover price $54.99 | About this edition: This book explores the importance of autonomy in family law.

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Product Description: Caring for Our Own inverts an enduring question of social welfare politics. Rather than ask why the American state hasn't responded to unmet social welfare needs by expanding social entitlements, this book asks: Why don't American families view unmet social welfare needs as the basis for demands for new state entitlements? The answer, Sandra Levitsky argues, lies in a better understanding of how individuals imagine solutions to the social welfare problems they confront and what prevents new understandings of social welfare provision from developing into political demand for alternative social arrangements...read more
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9780199993123 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 19, 2014, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Caring for Our Own inverts an enduring question of social welfare politics.

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9780199993130 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 19, 2014, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Caring for Our Own inverts an enduring question of social welfare politics.

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Product Description: From divorce court to popular culture, alimony is a dirty word. Unpopular and rarely ordered, the awards are frequently inconsistent and unpredictable. The institution itself is often viewed as an historical relic that harkens back to a gendered past in which women lacked the economic independence to free themselves from economic support by their spouses...read more
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9780814708248 | New York Univ Pr, May 16, 2014, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: From divorce court to popular culture, alimony is a dirty word.

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9781593326173 | Lfb Scholarly Pub Llc, May 15, 2014, cover price $75.00

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9781783472307 | Edward Elgar Pub, May 14, 2014, cover price $130.00

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Product Description: Whether glamorised or stigmatised, teenage parenthood is all too often used to stand for a host of social ills, and empirical research results ignored. Identifying core controversies surrounding teen pregnancy and parenting, this book resolves misperceptions using findings from large-scale and longitudinal research studies from the US and other Western countries...read more
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9780415644327 | Routledge, July 31, 2014, cover price $135.00 | About this edition: Whether glamorised or stigmatised, teenage parenthood is all too often used to stand for a host of social ills, and empirical research results ignored.

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Product Description: “This is the book parents have been waiting for”—Michael Thompson, coauthor of Raising Cain. The book that is “helpful, hopeful, and engaging”—Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Ph.D., Columbia University. It is the book that addresses the new reality for parents of kids in their 20s and the issues that everyone in the media is talking about: When will this new generation of 20-somethings leave home, find love, start a career, settle down—grow up? And it's the book that will soothe your nerves...read more
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9780761179665 | Workman Pub Co, May 6, 2014, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: “This is the book parents have been waiting for”—Michael Thompson, coauthor of Raising Cain.

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