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Product Description: This book is the first systematic quantitative assessment of the dual difficulties of mitigating the aging of the Chinese population at the same time as controlling the overall size of the population. It argues that appropriately and gradually relaxing birth control policies in China can effectively mitigate the enormous economic pressure China will face from the aging of the population and simultaneously keep the size of the population within acceptable limits, thus realizing a strategic equilibrium between the pressures exerted by the size and aging of the population...read more

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9789811014901, titled "China’s Demographic Dilemma of Population Aging and Population Control" | Springer Verlag, September 7, 2017, cover price $159.00 | About this edition: This book is the first systematic quantitative assessment of the dual difficulties of mitigating the aging of the Chinese population at the same time as controlling the overall size of the population.

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Product Description: This book examines the trends, underlying factors, and policy implications of fertility declines in three East Asian countries: Japan, South Korea, and China. In contrast to Western countries that have also experienced fertility declines to below-replacement levels, fertility decline in these East Asian countries is most notable in its rapidity and sheer magnitude...read more

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9784431557807 | Springer Verlag, July 9, 2017, cover price $69.99 | About this edition: This book examines the trends, underlying factors, and policy implications of fertility declines in three East Asian countries: Japan, South Korea, and China.

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Product Description: This book presents original data on the proximate determinants of fertility in Japan. Its goal is to disaggregate low fertility levels in Japan into physiological, behavioral, and social components. Further, the book reviews previous studies on the proximate determinants of fertility in Japan, and compares the data to that on other countries...read more

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9789811001758 | Springer Verlag, March 19, 2017, cover price $59.99 | About this edition: This book presents original data on the proximate determinants of fertility in Japan.

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Product Description: “We won’t reach equality in the workplace without equality in the home. Drop the Ball shows how our relationships and our lives are richer when we lean in together.” ― Sheryl Sandberg, COO, FacebookThis program is read by the author...read more

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9781427282552 | Unabridged edition (Macmillan Audio, February 14, 2017), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: “We won’t reach equality in the workplace without equality in the home.

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Product Description: Tania O’Donnell takes the reader on a journey from medieval Courtly Love, through to the sexual license of the Restoration, and Victorian propriety. Pick up historical ‘dating tips,’ from how to court (or be courted), write romantic love letters, give and receive gifts, propose and pose as a sighing swain...read more

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9781510708587 | Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, February 7, 2017, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Tania O’Donnell takes the reader on a journey from medieval Courtly Love, through to the sexual license of the Restoration, and Victorian propriety.

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Product Description: A bold and inspiring memoir and manifesto from a renowned voice in the women's leadership movement who shows women how to cultivate the single skill they really need in order to thrive: the ability to let go.Once the poster girl for doing it all, after she had her first child, Tiffany Dufu struggled to accomplish everything she thought she needed to in order to succeed...read more
By Gloria Steinem (foreword by)

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9781250071736 | Flatiron Books, February 14, 2017, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: A bold and inspiring memoir and manifesto from a renowned voice in the women's leadership movement who shows women how to cultivate the single skill they really need in order to thrive: the ability to let go.

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Product Description: “We have fun and we enjoy each other’s company, so why shouldn’t we just move in together?”—Lauren, from Cohabitation Nation   Living together is a typical romantic rite of passage in the United States today. In fact, census data shows a 37 percent increase in couples who choose to commit to and live with one another, forgoing marriage...read more

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9780520286979, titled "Cohabitation Nation: Gender, Class, and the Remaking of Relationships" | Univ of California Pr, February 9, 2017, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: “We have fun and we enjoy each other’s company, so why shouldn’t we just move in together?

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9780520286986, titled "Cohabitation Nation: Gender, Class, and the Remaking of Relationships" | Univ of California Pr, February 9, 2017, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: “We have fun and we enjoy each other’s company, so why shouldn’t we just move in together?

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Product Description: In diesem Buch werden vertiefte Analysen von Daten aus einem Forschungsprojekt zu wirkungsvollen Elementen in der Beratungspraxis der Schulsozialarbeit vorgestellt. Für das Forschungsprojekt wurde ein Clear-Box-Design entwickelt, über das angestrebt wurde, die Komplexität von Beratungen durch verschiedene Formen der Datenerhebung (Videographie, Interviews, Auto-Konfrontation, Beobachtungen, quantitative Befragungen) möglichst umfangreich zu erfassen...read more

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9783658116880 | Vs Verlag Fur Sozialwissenschaften, January 6, 2017, cover price $59.99 | About this edition: In diesem Buch werden vertiefte Analysen von Daten aus einem Forschungsprojekt zu wirkungsvollen Elementen in der Beratungspraxis der Schulsozialarbeit vorgestellt.

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Product Description: Family rhythms is the first textbook of its kind with an explicit focus on Ireland and Irish families. Uniquely, the book draws on original in-depth interviews with people of different ages to introduce contemporary scholarship on the family and to illustrate how Irish families have adapted and changed over time...read more

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9780719091513 | Manchester Univ Pr, December 30, 2016, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: Family rhythms is the first textbook of its kind with an explicit focus on Ireland and Irish families.

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Product Description: Yoshida addresses the common misconceptions of single, never-married women and aims to uncover the major social and cultural factors contributing to this phenomenon in Japan. Based on interviews with married and never-married women aged 25-46, she argues that the increasing rate of female singlehood is largely due to structural barriers and a culture that has failed to keep up with economic changes...read more

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9781138860353 | Routledge, December 27, 2016, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Yoshida addresses the common misconceptions of single, never-married women and aims to uncover the major social and cultural factors contributing to this phenomenon in Japan.

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Product Description: "Fragile families"―unmarried parents who struggle emotionally and financially―are one of the primary targets of the Healthy Marriage Initiative, a federal policy that has funded marriage education programs in nearly every state. These programs, which encourage marriage by teaching relationship skills, are predicated on the hope that married couples can provide a more emotionally and financially stable home for their children...read more

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9780231170307 | Columbia Univ Pr, December 20, 2016, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: "Fragile families"―unmarried parents who struggle emotionally and financially―are one of the primary targets of the Healthy Marriage Initiative, a federal policy that has funded marriage education programs in nearly every state.

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Product Description: Long-standing journalist Andrew Nolan – born one of the most monogamous men on the planet, but having successfully made his open marriage work for nearly a decade – here serves as a tour guide to the world of open relationships and polyamory...read more

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9780997438901 | Luminescent Herbivore, December 13, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Long-standing journalist Andrew Nolan – born one of the most monogamous men on the planet, but having successfully made his open marriage work for nearly a decade – here serves as a tour guide to the world of open relationships and polyamory.

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Product Description: Teenage life is tough. You’re at the mercy of parents, teachers, and siblings, all of whom insist on continuing to treat you like a kid and refuse to leave you alone. So what do you do when it all gets to be too much? You retreat to your room (and maybe slam the door)...read more

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9780226409214 | Univ of Chicago Pr, December 13, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Teenage life is tough.

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Product Description: Poor Your Soul—moving, wise, and passionately written—is a beautiful reflection on sexuality, free will, and the fierce bonds of family.At twenty-eight, Mira Ptacin discovered she was pregnant. Though it was unplanned, she embraced the idea of starting a family and became engaged to Andrew, the father...read more

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9781616956349 | Soho Pr Inc, January 12, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Poor Your Soul—moving, wise, and passionately written—is a beautiful reflection on sexuality, free will, and the fierce bonds of family.

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9781616957667 | Soho Pr Inc, December 6, 2016, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Poor Your Soul—moving, wise, and passionately written—is a beautiful reflection on sexuality, free will, and the fierce bonds of family.
9780553245363, titled "Worlds to Win" | Bantam Books, February 1, 1985, cover price $3.95 | also contains Worlds to Win | About this edition: Beautiful and rebellious British actress Alison Plantaine, heiress to a distinguished theatrical dynasty, discovers her long-hidden Jewish heritage and sets out to create her own unconventional heritage, in the story of a woman torn between self and family loyalties

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9783531178783 | 2 edition (Vs Verlag Fur Sozialwissenschaften, December 5, 2016), cover price $59.95

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Product Description: As typical as donor-conceived children have become, with at least a million such children in the US alone, their experiences are still unusual in many ways. In Scattered Seeds, journalist and writer Jacqueline Mroz looks at the growth of sperm donation and assisted reproduction and how it affects the children who are born, the women who buy and use the sperm to have kids, and the sperm donors who donate their genetic material to help others procreate...read more

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9781580056168 | Seal Pr, April 25, 2017, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: As typical as donor-conceived children have become, with at least a million such children in the US alone, their experiences are still unusual in many ways.

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Product Description: Renew your imagination for what family life can be. Many of us feel overwhelmed about the prospect of raising children in our high-performance, rapid-pace culture. Reflecting on difficulties from our own families of origin can increase our doubt and insecurity about being a good parent...read more

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9780830844890 | Ivp Books, November 7, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Renew your imagination for what family life can be.

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Product Description: One hundred and ten years ago, Maria Montessori, the first female physician in Italy, devised a very different method of educating children, based on her observations of how they naturally learn. In Montessori, Angeline Stoll Lillard shows that science has finally caught up with Maria Montessori...read more

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9780195325263 | 1 reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, January 27, 2007), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Traditional American schooling is in constant crisis because it is based on two poor models for children's learning: the school as a factory and the child as a blank slate.
9780195168686 | 1 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, February 28, 2005), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Traditional American schooling is in constant crisis because it is based on two poor models for children's learning: the school as a factory and the child as a blank slate.

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9780199981526 | 3 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: One hundred and ten years ago, Maria Montessori, the first female physician in Italy, devised a very different method of educating children, based on her observations of how they naturally learn.
9780195369366 | 2 updated edition (Oxford Univ Pr, August 12, 2008), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: One hundred years ago, Maria Montessori, the first female physician in Italy, devised a very different method of educating children, based on her observations of how they naturally learn.

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Product Description: Purge is a writing about how a young sensitive man finds the love of his life, marries her, and their idyllic life is fractured by another's greed, and this refined lover of life, has to do prison time. After facing hate, along with physical and mental trauma in prison, he exits prison a different person...read more

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9781885793102 | Golden Door Pr, October 31, 2016, cover price $18.50 | About this edition: Purge is a writing about how a young sensitive man finds the love of his life, marries her, and their idyllic life is fractured by another's greed, and this refined lover of life, has to do prison time.

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Product Description: This is the first multidisciplinary text to address the growing scholarly connection between religion and family life. The latest literature from family studies, psychology, sociology, and religion is reviewed along with narratives drawn from interviews with 200 racially, religiously, and regionally diverse families which bring the concepts to life...read more

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9781848725454 | Routledge, October 18, 2016, cover price $165.00 | About this edition: This is the first multidisciplinary text to address the growing scholarly connection between religion and family life.

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9781848725461 | Reprint edition (Routledge, October 18, 2016), cover price $52.95 | About this edition: This is the first multidisciplinary text to address the growing scholarly connection between religion and family life.

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Product Description: In 1975, National Airlines was shut down for 127 days when flight attendants went on strike to protest long hours and low pay. Activists at National and many other U.S. airlines sought to win political power and material resources for people who live beyond the boundary of the traditional family...read more

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9781439909881 | Temple Univ Pr, October 28, 2016, cover price $94.50 | About this edition: In 1975, National Airlines was shut down for 127 days when flight attendants went on strike to protest long hours and low pay.

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9781439909898 | Temple Univ Pr, October 28, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: In 1975, National Airlines was shut down for 127 days when flight attendants went on strike to protest long hours and low pay.

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Product Description: This book is about how Chinese men make sense of and practise fatherhood within the context of changing gender conventions and socio-cultural conditions. Liong analyses data from participant observations at a men's centre, focus groups, and in-depth interviews, to assess the subjective experience and identities of Chinese fathers in Hong Kong, from a gender perspective...read more

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9781137441850 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 13, 2016, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: This book is about how Chinese men make sense of and practise fatherhood within the context of changing gender conventions and socio-cultural conditions.

Product Description: This book makes a major contribution to our understanding of 21st Century families in Britain through an exploration of intergenerational relationships. Drawing on new and extensive quantitative and qualitative research, the authors explore the giving and receiving of financial gifts...read more

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9783319394312 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 7, 2016, cover price $109.00 | About this edition: This book makes a major contribution to our understanding of 21st Century families in Britain through an exploration of intergenerational relationships.

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