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Product Description: What does it mean to "act black" or "act white"? Is race merely a matter of phenotype, or does it come from the inflection of a person's speech, the clothes in her closet, how she chooses to spend her time and with whom she chooses to spend it? What does it mean to be "really" black, and who gets to make that judgment?In Acting White?, leading scholars of race and the law Devon Carbado and Mitu Gulati argue that, in spite of decades of racial progress and the pervasiveness of multicultural rhetoric, racial judgments are often based not just on skin color, but on how a person conforms to behavior stereotypically associated with a certain race...read more
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9780195382587, titled "Acting White?: Rethinking Race in "Post-Racial" America" | Oxford Univ Pr, March 19, 2013, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: What does it mean to "act black" or "act white"?

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9780190229214 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 1, 2015, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: What does it mean to "act black" or "act white"?

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Product Description: La caida de la autoridad paterna es un fenomeno esencial de nuestra cultura contemporanea, tanto en su sentido simbolico (el padre como encarnacion de la Ley) como en la configuracion de las relaciones familiares, en la que el padre actual tiende a jugar un rol amistoso y complice, en el extremo opuesto del padre autoritario de epocas no tan lejanas...read more
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9788433963710 | Editorial Anagrama, April 30, 2015, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: La caida de la autoridad paterna es un fenomeno esencial de nuestra cultura contemporanea, tanto en su sentido simbolico (el padre como encarnacion de la Ley) como en la configuracion de las relaciones familiares, en la que el padre actual tiende a jugar un rol amistoso y complice, en el extremo opuesto del padre autoritario de epocas no tan lejanas.

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Product Description: This volume applies critical social theories to family therapy practice, using sociopolitical context for a clearer focus on the power dynamics of couple and family relationships. Its decolonizing approach to therapy is shown countering the pervasive cultural themes that grant privilege to specific groups over others, feeding unequal and oppressive relationships that bring families and couples to treatment...read more
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9783319156323 | Springer Verlag, May 14, 2015, cover price $54.99 | About this edition: This volume applies critical social theories to family therapy practice, using sociopolitical context for a clearer focus on the power dynamics of couple and family relationships.

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Product Description: Unaisi Nabobo-Baba observed that for the various peoples of the Pacific, kinship is generally understood as "knowledge that counts." It is with this observation that the volume begins, and it continues with a straightforward objective to provide case studies of Pacific kinship...read more
By Christina Toren (editor)
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9781782385776 | Berghahn Books, April 30, 2015, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Unaisi Nabobo-Baba observed that for the various peoples of the Pacific, kinship is generally understood as "knowledge that counts.

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Product Description: Despite years of dominating journalism school classrooms across North America, women remain vastly underrepresented at the highest levels of newspaper leadership. Why do so many female journalists leave the industry and so few reach the top?Interviewing female journalists at daily newspapers across Canada, Vivian Smith – who spent fourteen years at The Globe and Mail as a reporter, editor, and manager – finds that many of the obstacles that women face in the newspaper industry are the same now as they have been historically, made worse by the challenging times in which the industry finds itself...read more
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9781442650015 | Univ of Toronto Pr, April 30, 2015, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Despite years of dominating journalism school classrooms across North America, women remain vastly underrepresented at the highest levels of newspaper leadership.

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9781442627956 | Univ of Toronto Pr, April 30, 2015, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Despite years of dominating journalism school classrooms across North America, women remain vastly underrepresented at the highest levels of newspaper leadership.

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Product Description: Families of Virtue articulates the critical role of the parent-child relationship in the moral development of infants and children. Building on thinkers and scientists across time and disciplines, from ancient Greek and Chinese philosophers to contemporary feminist ethicists and attachment theorists, this book takes an effective approach for strengthening families and the character of children...read more
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9780231171540 | Columbia Univ Pr, April 28, 2015, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Families of Virtue articulates the critical role of the parent-child relationship in the moral development of infants and children.

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9780231171557 | Columbia Univ Pr, April 28, 2015, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Families of Virtue articulates the critical role of the parent-child relationship in the moral development of infants and children.

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Product Description: Women without Men illuminates Russia's "quiet revolution" in family life through the lens of single motherhood. Drawing on extensive ethnographic and interview data, Jennifer Utrata focuses on the puzzle of how single motherhood—frequently seen as a social problem in other contexts—became taken for granted in the New Russia...read more
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9780801453021 | Cornell Univ Pr, April 21, 2015, cover price $79.95 | About this edition: Women without Men illuminates Russia's "quiet revolution" in family life through the lens of single motherhood.

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9780801479571 | Cornell Univ Pr, April 21, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Women without Men illuminates Russia's "quiet revolution" in family life through the lens of single motherhood.

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Product Description: From a Washington Post weddings reporter who’s covered more than two hundred walks down the aisle comes a warm, witty, and wise book about relationships—the mystery, the science, and the secrets of how we find love and make it last...read more
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9780345549693 | Ballantine Books, April 21, 2015, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: From a Washington Post weddings reporter who’s covered more than two hundred walks down the aisle comes a warm, witty, and wise book about relationships—the mystery, the science, and the secrets of how we find love and make it last.

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Product Description: In 1910, when Khedive Abbas II married a second wife surreptitiously, the contrast with his openly polygamous grandfather, Ismail, whose multiple wives and concubines signified his grandeur and masculinity, could not have been greater...read more
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9780815633921 | Syracuse Univ Pr, April 20, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In 1910, when Khedive Abbas II married a second wife surreptitiously, the contrast with his openly polygamous grandfather, Ismail, whose multiple wives and concubines signified his grandeur and masculinity, could not have been greater.

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Product Description: Religion and Men's Violence Against Women serves as a text and a reference guide for culturally sensitive treatment of women survivors of men’s violence, bystanders, and men with violent behavior in diverse religious groups. Background information on the nature of religious cultural groups, research on religious and spiritual coping, essential competencies to consider when constructing a professional growth plan to increase effectiveness in working with religious clients, a conceptual model of religious cultural identity with a discussion of treatment implications, and an overview of diverse and interconnected forms of men’s violence against women are provided in the first section of the book...read more
By Andy J. Johnson (editor)
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9781493922659 | Springer Verlag, May 14, 2015, cover price $229.00 | About this edition: Religion and Men's Violence Against Women serves as a text and a reference guide for culturally sensitive treatment of women survivors of men’s violence, bystanders, and men with violent behavior in diverse religious groups.

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Product Description: This volume focuses on the black family in the United States and the social forces and issues that affect it, including education, healthcare, racism, poverty, and politics. It examines the effects of these social forces on individuals as well as families...read more
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9781412856041 | Transaction Pub, March 31, 2015, cover price $43.95 | About this edition: This volume focuses on the black family in the United States and the social forces and issues that affect it, including education, healthcare, racism, poverty, and politics.

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Product Description: This book focuses on the impact of transnational migration on home in older age, providing new understanding of older people’s lives by examining how their experiences of home are being transformed by transnational migration. Contributors explore innovative questions including: What impact does migration have on home-making in the lives of older people? How do journeys of migration, transnationalism and diaspora figure in this stage of the life-course and come to be reflected in experiences of aging at/in the home? How does home acquire new meanings through the employment of migrant workers and transformations in cultures of care...read more
By Lena Nre (editor)
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9781138887862 | Routledge, March 31, 2015, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: This book focuses on the impact of transnational migration on home in older age, providing new understanding of older people’s lives by examining how their experiences of home are being transformed by transnational migration.

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Product Description: Assumptions about the harmful nature of polygamy have left little room for debate, with monogamy coming to represent a hallmark of advanced societies, and polygamy the immoral alternative. Yet in this volume, eleven scholars ask whether this condemnation is justified by examining, among other perspectives, the lived experiences of polygamous families...read more
By Lori G. Beaman (editor) and Gillian Calder (editor)
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9780774826167 | Univ of British Columbia Pr, April 28, 2015, cover price $37.95 | About this edition: Assumptions about the harmful nature of polygamy have left little room for debate, with monogamy coming to represent a hallmark of advanced societies, and polygamy the immoral alternative.

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Product Description: An award-winning scientist offers his unorthodox approach to childrearing: “Parentology is brilliant, jaw-droppingly funny, and full of wisdom…bound to change your thinking about parenting and its conventions” (Amy Chua, author of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother)...read more
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9781476712659 | Simon & Schuster, March 18, 2014, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: All parenting is about experimenting (whether you know it or not).

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9781476712666 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, March 24, 2015), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: An award-winning scientist offers his unorthodox approach to childrearing: “Parentology is brilliant, jaw-droppingly funny, and full of wisdom…bound to change your thinking about parenting and its conventions” (Amy Chua, author of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother).

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Product Description: Mediated Maternity: Contemporary American Portrayals of Bad Mothers in Literature and Popular Culture, by Linda Seidel, explores the cultural construction of the bad mother in books, movies, and TV shows, arguing that these portrayals typically have the effect of cementing dominant assumptions about motherhood in place—or, less often, of disrupting those assumptions, causing us to ask whether motherhood could be constructed differently...read more
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9780739171172 | Lexington Books, May 9, 2013, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Mediated Maternity: Contemporary American Portrayals of Bad Mothers in Literature and Popular Culture, by Linda Seidel, explores the cultural construction of the bad mother in books, movies, and TV shows, arguing that these portrayals typically have the effect of cementing dominant assumptions about motherhood in place—or, less often, of disrupting those assumptions, causing us to ask whether motherhood could be constructed differently.

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9781498516471 | Lexington Books, March 15, 2015, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: Mediated Maternity: Contemporary American Portrayals of Bad Mothers in Literature and Popular Culture, by Linda Seidel, explores the cultural construction of the bad mother in books, movies, and TV shows, arguing that these portrayals typically have the effect of cementing dominant assumptions about motherhood in place—or, less often, of disrupting those assumptions, causing us to ask whether motherhood could be constructed differently.

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Product Description: Familiäre Beziehungen sind doppelgesichtig: Es sind Liebes- und Machtbeziehungen, Beziehungen ohne Berechnung und doch wird aufgerechnet, persönliche Beziehungen, die einer starken Moralisierung unterliegen. Wie äußert sich der „Eigensinn des Familialen“, wenn die Generationenbeziehungen in einer Krise unter Druck geraten: Wenn erwachsene Söhne und Töchter (wieder) bei den Eltern leben und von ihnen unterstützt werden müssen, weil sie erwerbslos sind und nicht in der Lage, auf eigenen Beinen zu stehen...read more
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9783658068776 | Springer Verlag, March 14, 2015, cover price $49.99 | About this edition: Familiäre Beziehungen sind doppelgesichtig: Es sind Liebes- und Machtbeziehungen, Beziehungen ohne Berechnung und doch wird aufgerechnet, persönliche Beziehungen, die einer starken Moralisierung unterliegen.

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Product Description: This volume focuses on how family-school partnerships are conceptualized, defined, and operationalized as well as the research that is needed to advance these foundational issues. Each chapter integrates prevailing approaches into a research-based framework for supporting learning from pre-K through high school...read more
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9783319138374 | Springer Verlag, April 14, 2015, cover price $129.00 | About this edition: This volume focuses on how family-school partnerships are conceptualized, defined, and operationalized as well as the research that is needed to advance these foundational issues.

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Product Description: Im Rahmen dieser Studie wird zum einen eine Typologie sozialer Netzwerke von Menschen mit Borderline-Diagnose erarbeitet. Zum zweiten wird rekonstruiert, wie die Betroffenen in Relation zu ihren Interaktionspartnerinnen und -partnern ein Bild von sich erhalten und dieses im Laufe ihrer Biographie weiterentwickeln...read more
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9783658088170 | Springer Verlag, March 14, 2015, cover price $69.99 | About this edition: Im Rahmen dieser Studie wird zum einen eine Typologie sozialer Netzwerke von Menschen mit Borderline-Diagnose erarbeitet.

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9783658070700 | Springer Verlag, April 10, 2015, cover price $49.99

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9783319166247 | Springer Verlag, March 10, 2015, cover price $54.99

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Product Description: System Kids considers the daily lives of adolescent mothers as they negotiate the child welfare system to meet the needs of their children and themselves. Often categorized as dependent and delinquent, these young women routinely become wards of the state as they move across the legal and social borders of a fragmented urban bureaucracy...read more
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9781469622590 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, February 17, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: System Kids considers the daily lives of adolescent mothers as they negotiate the child welfare system to meet the needs of their children and themselves.

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By Macarena Saez (editor)
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9789401797733 | Springer Verlag, May 14, 2015, cover price $129.00

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Product Description: This volume will focus on innovative research that examines how the nature of paid work intersects with family and personal life today. Although some workers have more stability than others, rising income inequality, the continued rise of nonstandard work, further erosion of unions, technological advancements that encourage permeable boundaries between work and home, and the pressures of a global 24/7 economy generate an aura of insecurity for all...read more
By Samantha K. Ammons (editor) and Erin L. Kelly (editor)
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9781784416300 | Emerald Group Pub Ltd, March 9, 2015, cover price $144.95 | About this edition: This volume will focus on innovative research that examines how the nature of paid work intersects with family and personal life today.

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Product Description: This book examines ways to ensure that the rights, interests and concerns of young people are properly represented in Western democracies. One frequently suggested proposal is the introduction of youth quotas in political institutions in order to counter the possible marginalization of young people caused by demographic ageing and, thereby, an overrepresentation of the interests of the elderly...read more
By Igor Dimitrijoski (editor)
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9783319134307 | Springer Verlag, March 14, 2015, cover price $129.00 | About this edition: This book examines ways to ensure that the rights, interests and concerns of young people are properly represented in Western democracies.

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