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9784431550655 | Springer Verlag, June 12, 2015, cover price $69.99

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Product Description: This book traces changes in emotional regimes from medieval society to late modernity, in particular exploring the role of intimacy as a driver of emotions. It conducts a systematic study of key conceptual frameworks developed by theorists in understanding the relationship between emotional styles and historical change, shows how intimacy has largely existed outside conventional bourgeois structures of marriage and the family, and considers the Foucauldian concept of "genealogy" as a method of assessing transformations over time...read more
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9781138821859 | Routledge, May 31, 2015, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: This book traces changes in emotional regimes from medieval society to late modernity, in particular exploring the role of intimacy as a driver of emotions.

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

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9781783473748 | Edward Elgar Pub, May 27, 2015, cover price $45.00

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Product Description: More than thirty million Americans live in small, out-of-the-way places. Many of them could have joined the vast majority of Americans who live in cities and suburbs. They could live closer to more lucrative careers and convenient shopping, a wider range of educational opportunities, and more robust health care...read more
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9780691157207 | Princeton Univ Pr, June 30, 2013, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: More than thirty million Americans live in small, out-of-the-way places.

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9780691165820 | Princeton Univ Pr, May 25, 2015, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: More than thirty million Americans live in small, out-of-the-way places.

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Product Description: Among the elementary human stories, parenthood has tended to go without saying. Compared to the spectacular attachments of romantic love, it is only the predictable sequel. Compared to the passions of childhood, it is just a background...read more
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9780199607945 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 18, 2013, cover price $35.95 | About this edition: Among the elementary human stories, parenthood has tended to go without saying.

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9780198728122 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 19, 2015, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Among the elementary human stories, parenthood has tended to go without saying.

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Product Description: Adultery scandals involving politicians. Dating websites for married women and men. News reports on raids of polygamous communities. It seems that non-monogamy is everywhere: in popular culture, in the news, and before the courts...read more
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9780774828963 | Univ of British Columbia Pr, June 15, 2015, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Adultery scandals involving politicians.

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Product Description: This book documents and explains the remarkable decline in the American marriage rate that began about 1970. This decline has occurred in spite of the fact that married people are better off than unmarried people in many ways. Many other attempts to explain the “retreat from marriage” blame it on culture change involving a devaluation of marriage, and/or on ignorance of the benefits of marriage among the unmarried population...read more
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9781498512923 | Lexington Books, May 15, 2015, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: This book documents and explains the remarkable decline in the American marriage rate that began about 1970.

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Product Description: This volume discusses why faculty and administrators of academe should care about implementing family-friendly policies and practices, as well as how they can advocate for policy changes. In section one, the book’s focus is on empirical studies that demonstrate the need for innovative programs and policies for faculty at colleges and universities...read more
By Debra L. Berke (contributor)
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9780739194393 | Lexington Books, May 15, 2015, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: This volume discusses why faculty and administrators of academe should care about implementing family-friendly policies and practices, as well as how they can advocate for policy changes.

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Product Description: Engaging both with science and popular culture, this book examines the meanings given to orgasmic bodies in contemporary heterosex. Starting from the assumption that orgasm is not a 'natural' or pre-social experience, Orgasmic Bodies argues that the meaning of 'orgasmic experience' must be learned – sometimes through explicit pedagogical instruction which is wrapped up in gendered ideologies...read more
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9781137304353 | Palgrave Macmillan, May 13, 2015, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: Engaging both with science and popular culture, this book examines the meanings given to orgasmic bodies in contemporary heterosex.

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9781137304360 | Palgrave Macmillan, May 13, 2015, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: Engaging both with science and popular culture, this book examines the meanings given to orgasmic bodies in contemporary heterosex.

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Product Description: When journalist Josh Levs was denied fair parental leave by his employer after his child was born, he fought back—and won. Since then, he’s become an advocate for modern families and working fathers. In All In, he explores the changing face of fatherhood and what it means for our individual lives, families, workplaces, and society...read more
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9780062349613 | Harpercollins, May 12, 2015, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: When journalist Josh Levs was denied fair parental leave by his employer after his child was born, he fought back—and won.

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Product Description: In Out of Love for My Kin, Amy Livingstone examines the personal dimensions of the lives of aristocrats in the Loire region of France during the eleventh and twelfth centuries. She argues for a new conceptualization of aristocratic family life based on an ethos of inclusion...read more
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9781501700156 | Cornell Univ Pr, May 12, 2015, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: In Out of Love for My Kin, Amy Livingstone examines the personal dimensions of the lives of aristocrats in the Loire region of France during the eleventh and twelfth centuries.

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Extremely reader friendly and completely up to date, THE SOCIOLOGY OF HEALTH, ILLNESS, AND HEALTH CARE: A CRITICAL APPROACH, 6e delivers a comprehensive, cutting-edge overview and challenges readers to question previously held beliefs about health and illness. Dr. Weitz's thorough discussions of health and medicine emphasize the effects of power and how social forces create illness, affect our ideas about the meaning of illness and disability, structure health care institutions, and impact the work and social position of health care workers. While the text focuses on health within the United States, it also examines global health care issues.
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9780495598879 | 5th edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, February 13, 2009), cover price $239.95 | About this edition: Learn about health and medicine in THE SOCIOLOGY OF HEALTH, ILLNESS, AND HEALTH CARE: A CRITICAL APPROACH, which presents a comprehensive overview of contemporary sociological topics and challenges readers to question their previously held beliefs about health, illness, and health care.
9780495172031 | 4th edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, April 14, 2006), cover price $142.95 | About this edition: Why do people get ill, and how should we care for them?
9780534619381 | 3rd edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, July 1, 2003), cover price $92.95 | About this edition: The medical sociology course looks at the distribution of health and illness, the nature of the health care system, the roles of mainstream and alternative health care providers, and the experiences of those who live with illness or disability.
9780534247560, titled "Sociology of Health, Illness, and Health Care: A Critical Approach" | 2nd edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, July 1, 2000), cover price $79.95 | About this edition: Traditionally, medical sociology texts have been written from a medical perspective, focusing primarily on health issues as they have been defined by doctors, and often reading much like health education textbooks.
9780534207427 | Wadsworth Pub Co, August 1, 1995, cover price $64.95 | About this edition: The first text to take a critical approach to our health care systems, it provides an analysis of the relationship between American social organizations/institutions and the medical care system.
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9781305664173 | 6 edition (Cengage Learning, May 1, 2015), cover price $217.95

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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 $60.00 | 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: A renowned legal scholar tells the definitive story of Hollingsworth v. Perry, the trial that will stand as the most potent argument for marriage equalityIn 2008, California voters passed Proposition 8, rescinding the right of same-sex couples to marry in the state...read more
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9780385348805 | Crown Pub, April 21, 2015, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A renowned legal scholar tells the definitive story of Hollingsworth v.

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9783658092344 | Textstream, April 14, 2015, cover price $49.99

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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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