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9781439912942 | Temple Univ Pr, September 28, 2016, cover price $79.50

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9781439912959 | Reprint edition (Temple Univ Pr, September 28, 2016), cover price $27.50

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Product Description: More than a decade after the New York Times bestselling anthology The Bitch in the House spoke up loud and clear for a generation of young woman, nine of the original contributors are back—along with sixteen captivating new voices—sharing their ruminations from an older, stronger, and wiser perspective about love, sex, work, family, independence, body-image, health, and aging: the critical flash points of women’s lives today...read more
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9780062389510 | William Morrow & Co, September 27, 2016, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: More than a decade after the New York Times bestselling anthology The Bitch in the House spoke up loud and clear for a generation of young woman, nine of the original contributors are back—along with sixteen captivating new voices—sharing their ruminations from an older, stronger, and wiser perspective about love, sex, work, family, independence, body-image, health, and aging: the critical flash points of women’s lives today.

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9783319390574 | Springer Verlag, October 22, 2016, cover price $119.00

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Product Description: Brown Bodies, White Babies focuses on the practice of cross-racial gestational surrogacy, in which a woman - through in-vitro fertilization using the sperm and egg of intended parents or donors - carries a pregnancy for intended parents of a different race...read more
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9781479808175 | New York Univ Pr, September 20, 2016, cover price $89.00 | About this edition: Brown Bodies, White Babies focuses on the practice of cross-racial gestational surrogacy, in which a woman - through in-vitro fertilization using the sperm and egg of intended parents or donors - carries a pregnancy for intended parents of a different race.

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9781479894864 | Reprint edition (New York Univ Pr, September 20, 2016), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Brown Bodies, White Babies focuses on the practice of cross-racial gestational surrogacy, in which a woman - through in-vitro fertilization using the sperm and egg of intended parents or donors - carries a pregnancy for intended parents of a different race.

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Product Description: While we like to think that our society gives everyone a fair chance to succeed—and, crucially, move up the social ladder—in reality, children are to an astonishing degree bound by their parents and the class into which they are born...read more
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9781447331537 | Policy Pr, September 15, 2016, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: While we like to think that our society gives everyone a fair chance to succeed—and, crucially, move up the social ladder—in reality, children are to an astonishing degree bound by their parents and the class into which they are born.

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Product Description: This book provides a sociological examination of young people’s pathways into, and out of, substance abuse.Drawing from in-depth, life-history interviews with over sixty young people who have experienced problematic drug use, the author uses participants’ narratives to throw light on the relationship between trauma and issues such as homelessness, crime and self-injury...read more
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9783319336749 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 15, 2016, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: This book provides a sociological examination of young people’s pathways into, and out of, substance abuse.

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Product Description: He Never Came Home is a collection of 22 personal essays written by girls and women who have been separated from their fathers by way of divorce, abandonment, or death. The contributors to this collection come from a wide range of different backgrounds in terms of race, socioeconomic status, religion, and geographic location...read more
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9781932841992 | Agate Pub Inc, May 9, 2017, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: He Never Came Home is a collection of 22 personal essays written by girls and women who have been separated from their fathers by way of divorce, abandonment, or death.

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Product Description: A New York Times Notable Book of 2015   “A remarkable book that could very well change the way we think about poverty in the United States.” —New York Times Book Review “Devastating … A powerful story of the collision of politics, economics, and the real lives of poor families with kids...read more
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9780544303188 | Houghton Mifflin, September 1, 2015, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: A revelatory account of poverty in America so deep that we, as a country, don’t think it exists Jessica Compton’s family of four would have no cash income unless she donated plasma twice a week at her local donation center in Tennessee.
9780405089268, titled "Max Reinhard and His Theatre" | Reprint edition (Ayer Co Pub, June 1, 1972), cover price $30.95 | also contains Max Reinhard and His Theatre

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9780544811959 | Mariner Books, September 13, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A New York Times Notable Book of 2015   “A remarkable book that could very well change the way we think about poverty in the United States.
9780449126004, titled "Taproots of Falconhurst" | Reissue edition (Fawcett Books, May 1, 1983), cover price $2.95 | also contains Taproots of Falconhurst

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9781622319145 | Unabridged edition (Highbridge Co, September 1, 2015), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: The story of a kind of poverty in America so deep that we, as a country, don't even think exists from a leading national poverty expert who defies convention (New York Times).

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9783319340081 | Palgrave Macmillan, September 11, 2016, cover price $99.99

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Product Description: The overarching objective of this book is to summarize, extend, and update previous research on educational differences in family behavior in Japan. This is the first comprehensive treatment of the subject and the first to evaluate family differentials in Japan in the context of ideas articulated in research on “diverging destinies” and “patterns of disadvantage” as part of the second demographic transition...read more
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9789811001840 | Springer Verlag, September 7, 2016, cover price $59.99 | About this edition: The overarching objective of this book is to summarize, extend, and update previous research on educational differences in family behavior in Japan.

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Product Description: Dieser Sammelband bildet die Diskussion ethischer Fragen in der Sozialen Arbeit aus unterschiedlichen Perspektiven und im interdisziplinären Austausch mit Vertreterinnen und Vertretern aus Wissenschaft und Praxis ab. Soziale Arbeit ist sowohl in ihrer disziplinären als auch in ihrer praktischen Landschaft in einer Vielzahl unterschiedlicher Bereiche und Themenfelder verankert...read more
By Senka Karic (editor)
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9783658105327 | Vs Verlag Fur Sozialwissenschaften, December 7, 2016, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: Dieser Sammelband bildet die Diskussion ethischer Fragen in der Sozialen Arbeit aus unterschiedlichen Perspektiven und im interdisziplinären Austausch mit Vertreterinnen und Vertretern aus Wissenschaft und Praxis ab.

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Product Description: An unrelenting prison boom, marked by stark racial disparities, pulled a disproportionate number of young black men into prison in the last forty years. In Children of the Prison Boom, Sara Wakefield and Christopher Wildeman draw upon broadly representative survey data and interviews to describe the devastating effects of America's experiment in mass incarceration on a generation of vulnerable children tied to these men...read more
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9780199989225 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 5, 2013, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: An unrelenting prison boom, marked by stark racial disparities, pulled a disproportionate number of young black men into prison in the last forty years.

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9780190624590 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 1, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: An unrelenting prison boom, marked by stark racial disparities, pulled a disproportionate number of young black men into prison in the last forty years.

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Product Description: This book presents an ethnographic investigation of intimate and reproductive behaviour in current Japanese society, grounded in the viewpoints of a group of Japanese mothers. It adopts a new approach in studying the decreasing fertility rates which are contributing to the ageing population in modern Japan...read more
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9781138640443 | Routledge, August 31, 2016, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: This book presents an ethnographic investigation of intimate and reproductive behaviour in current Japanese society, grounded in the viewpoints of a group of Japanese mothers.

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By Anna Rotkirch (editor)
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9781137563378 | Palgrave Macmillan, August 31, 2016, cover price $99.99

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Product Description: Work life in academia might sound like a dream: summers off, year-long sabbaticals, the opportunity to switch between classroom teaching and research. Yet, when it comes to the sciences, life at the top U.S. research universities is hardly idyllic...read more
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9781479843121 | New York Univ Pr, August 30, 2016, cover price $89.00 | About this edition: Work life in academia might sound like a dream: summers off, year-long sabbaticals, the opportunity to switch between classroom teaching and research.

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9781479843138 | New York Univ Pr, August 30, 2016, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Work life in academia might sound like a dream: summers off, year-long sabbaticals, the opportunity to switch between classroom teaching and research.

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Product Description: The highly anticipated new memoir by bestselling author Glennon Doyle Melton tells the story of her journey of self-discovery after the implosion of her marriage.Just when Glennon Doyle Melton was beginning to feel she had it all figured out--three happy children, a doting spouse, and a writing career so successful that her first book catapulted to the top of the New York Times bestseller list--her husband revealed his infidelity and she was forced to realize that nothing was as it seemed...read more
By Whitney Frick (editor)
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9781250075727 | Flatiron Books, August 30, 2016, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: The highly anticipated new memoir by bestselling author Glennon Doyle Melton tells the story of her journey of self-discovery after the implosion of her marriage.

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Product Description: Change is a regularly discussed feature of contemporary family life. Some celebrate it, some are challenged by it, but the changes are clear. What is less clear are the continuities, the ideological and behavioral threads that link today’s families with those of the past...read more
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9781483379029 | Sage Pubns, August 30, 2016, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Change is a regularly discussed feature of contemporary family life.

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Product Description: Family Therapy with Muslims is the first guide for mental health professionals who work with Muslims in the family therapy setting. The book opens with a section defining the similarities across Muslim cultures, the effects of postcolonialism on Muslims, and typical Muslim family dynamics...read more
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9781138947962 | Routledge, August 30, 2016, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: Family Therapy with Muslims is the first guide for mental health professionals who work with Muslims in the family therapy setting.
9781493905027 | Springer Verlag, September 1, 2014, cover price $59.99

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9781138947979 | Reprint edition (Routledge, August 30, 2016), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: Family Therapy with Muslims is the first guide for mental health professionals who work with Muslims in the family therapy setting.

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By Mike Chamberlain (narrator)
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9781531822316 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, August 16, 2016), cover price $9.99

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Product Description: A man and woman are in an open relationship. They have agreed that having sexual partners outside of their relationship is permissible.  One night, when her partner is in another city, the woman has sex with the man’s best friend...read more
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9781479801596 | New York Univ Pr, August 16, 2016, cover price $89.00 | About this edition: A man and woman are in an open relationship.

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9781479886227 | New York Univ Pr, August 16, 2016, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: A man and woman are in an open relationship.

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Product Description: In this provocative history of parenting, Harry Hendrick analyzes the social and economic reasons behind parenting trends. He shows how broader social changes, including neoliberalism, feminism, the collapse of the social-democratic ideal, and the “new behaviorism,” have led to the rise of the anxious and narcissistic parent...read more
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9781447322559 | Policy Pr, August 15, 2016, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: In this provocative history of parenting, Harry Hendrick analyzes the social and economic reasons behind parenting trends.

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9781447322566 | Reprint edition (Policy Pr, August 15, 2016), cover price $42.95 | About this edition: In this provocative history of parenting, Harry Hendrick analyzes the social and economic reasons behind parenting trends.

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Product Description: This book explores current patterns in marriage and shows that even with changes in marriage and family, nearly all Americans still marry at some point in their lives and when they marry, they behave much like other married people...read more
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9780415634687 | Routledge, August 29, 2016, cover price $135.00 | About this edition: This book explores current patterns in marriage and shows that even with changes in marriage and family, nearly all Americans still marry at some point in their lives and when they marry, they behave much like other married people.

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9780415634694 | Routledge, August 29, 2016, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: This book explores current patterns in marriage and shows that even with changes in marriage and family, nearly all Americans still marry at some point in their lives and when they marry, they behave much like other married people.

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Product Description: This volume presents an innovative study of the rise of unmarried cohabitation in the Americas, from Canada to Argentina. Using an extensive sample of individual census data for nearly all countries on the continent, it offers a cross-national, comparative view of this recent demographic trend and its impact on the family...read more
By Ron J. Lesthaeghe (editor)
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9783319314402 | Springer Verlag, June 28, 2016, cover price $59.99 | About this edition: This volume presents an innovative study of the rise of unmarried cohabitation in the Americas, from Canada to Argentina.

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Product Description: This second edition synthesizes the emerging knowledge base on the diversity of stepfamilies, their inherent concerns, and why so relatively little is still known about them. Its extensive findings shed needed light on family arrangements relatively new to the literature (e...read more
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9781489977007 | 2 edition (Springer Verlag, June 23, 2016), cover price $99.99 | About this edition: This second edition synthesizes the emerging knowledge base on the diversity of stepfamilies, their inherent concerns, and why so relatively little is still known about them.
9780306479977 | Plenum Pub Corp, December 1, 2003, cover price $149.00 | About this edition: This volume focuses on a wide range of behaviors and outcomes in stepfamily relationships, both positive and negative.

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9781461347972 | Reprint edition (Springer Verlag, September 14, 2012), cover price $129.00 | About this edition: This volume focuses on a wide range of behaviors and outcomes in stepfamily relationships, both positive and negative.

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Product Description: The family is hotly contested ideological terrain. Some defend the traditional two-parent heterosexual family while others welcome its demise. Opinions vary about how much control parents should have over their children's upbringing...read more
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9780691126913 | Princeton Univ Pr, August 24, 2014, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The family is hotly contested ideological terrain.

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9780691173733 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, August 2, 2016), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: The family is hotly contested ideological terrain.

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