Provides a model for queering motherhood that resists racist, neoliberal, and hetero- or homonormative ideals of “good” mothering.
New directions in thinking about mothering.
Explores teen mothers’ perceptions of their situations and the social stigma that affects them.
Investigates the role of family in Hegel’s phenomenology.
A demographic portrait of gay and lesbian couples who live together in committed relationships.
Contributors engage the communication issues associated with violence in families, including interspousal violence and violent parents and children.
First collection of essays on cinematic motherhood.
Introduces the concept of obliviousness to the consideration of family systems—what do families choose to ignore and why and how they do so.
A celebration of childhood pick-up games.
Explores the universal longing for home, illuminated through the essays, poetry, and fiction of forty Jewish women writers from around the world.
Essays explore a wide range of contemporary feminist mothering practices.
A fascinating look at the social experience of sharing a bed with another person.
An in-depth exploration of women's lives after a natural disaster.
The authors highlight how structural circumstances in countries with various degrees of industrialization are associated with specific policies. The analyses of women's experiences reveal the variety ...
Although there are a number of mediation books, none provide a step-by-step description of each stage in the process. This book, designed as a mediator's handbook, can be used by the practicing mediator ...
How do children play in different kinds of child care settings? How do child care environments influence their play? How do special-needs children play in integrated and in segregated child care settings? ...