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Contemporary issues in family studies : global perspectives on partnerships, parenting and support in a changing world / edited by Angela Abela and Janet Walker.

Contributor(s): Abela, Angela | Walker, Janet (Janet A.).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley Blackwell, 2013Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118321034; 1118321030; 9781118321027; 1118321022; 9781118320990; 1118320999.Subject(s): Families | Marriage | Parenting | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture | Families | Marriage | ParentingGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Contemporary issues in family studies.DDC classification: 306.85 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Contents:
Part I. Changing Couple and Family Relationships -- -- Global Changes in Marriage, Parenting and Family Life : An Overview / Angela Abela and Janet Walker -- Cohabitation or Marriage? Contemporary Living Arrangements in the West / Turid Noack, Eva Bernhardt and Kenneth Aarskang Wiik -- 'Alone Together' Marriages and 'Living Apart Together' Relationships / Paul R. Amato and Lydia N. Hayes -- Marriage and Divorce in the Western World / Jan Pryor -- Divorce in the Arab Gulf Countries : A Major Challenge to Family and Society / Layachi Anser -- Couple and Family Dynamics and Escalations in Violence / Justine van Lawick -- Loving Diversity : Living in Intercultural Couple Relationships / Danika N. Hiew, W. Kim Halford and Shuang Liu -- Growing Older in a Changing World : Opportunities and Challenges for Family Life and Social Support / John Bond -- -- Part II. Parenthood, Parenting and Family Life -- -- The Transition to Parenthood : Choices and Responsibilities / Janet Walker -- Why Fewer Babies? Understanding and Responding to Low Fertility in Europe / Maria Letizia Tanturri -- Mothers, Fathers, Families and Child Development / Gabriela Misca and Jo Smith -- Raising Children in Single-Parent Families -- Sexual Orientation, Marriage and Parenthood : A Global Perspective / Charlotte J. Patterson, Rachel G. Riskind and Samantha L. Tornello -- Parenting Teenagers / John Coleman -- Working Families : Who Cares? / Simon B. Burnett, Jonathan Swan and Cary Cooper -- Children and Divorce in World Perspective / Paul R. Amato and Lisa M. Boyd -- -- Part III. Global Impacts on Family Life -- -- Globalisation and Family Life / Melinda Mills -- The Internet and Its Implications for Children, Parents and Family Relationships / Monica T. Whitty -- Immigrant Families Coming to the West / Ubaldo Martínez Viega -- The 'Quiet Migration' : Challenges for Families with Children Adopted Internationally / Gabriela Misca -- Families Living on the Margin in Affluent Societies / Angela Abela and Marie-Cécile Renoux -- Mate Selection and Marriage : Stability in the Maghreb / Sabah Ayachi -- Demographic Change and Its Impact on Relationships in Japan and East Asia / James M. Raymo -- I Say a Little Prayer for You : Do Prayers Matter in Marriage and Family Life? / Frank D. Fincham -- -- Part IV. Looking to the Future : The Role of States in Supporting Families -- -- Why Should States Have an Interest in Making Families Stronger? / Ruth Farrugia -- Making a Global Case for Family Policy : How Families Support Society and How Policies Support Families / Karen Bogenschneider -- Partnerships, Parenting and Protecting Children's Best Interests : Implications for Policy and Practice / Janet Walker and Angela Abela.
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Part I. Changing Couple and Family Relationships -- -- Global Changes in Marriage, Parenting and Family Life : An Overview / Angela Abela and Janet Walker -- Cohabitation or Marriage? Contemporary Living Arrangements in the West / Turid Noack, Eva Bernhardt and Kenneth Aarskang Wiik -- 'Alone Together' Marriages and 'Living Apart Together' Relationships / Paul R. Amato and Lydia N. Hayes -- Marriage and Divorce in the Western World / Jan Pryor -- Divorce in the Arab Gulf Countries : A Major Challenge to Family and Society / Layachi Anser -- Couple and Family Dynamics and Escalations in Violence / Justine van Lawick -- Loving Diversity : Living in Intercultural Couple Relationships / Danika N. Hiew, W. Kim Halford and Shuang Liu -- Growing Older in a Changing World : Opportunities and Challenges for Family Life and Social Support / John Bond -- -- Part II. Parenthood, Parenting and Family Life -- -- The Transition to Parenthood : Choices and Responsibilities / Janet Walker -- Why Fewer Babies? Understanding and Responding to Low Fertility in Europe / Maria Letizia Tanturri -- Mothers, Fathers, Families and Child Development / Gabriela Misca and Jo Smith -- Raising Children in Single-Parent Families -- Sexual Orientation, Marriage and Parenthood : A Global Perspective / Charlotte J. Patterson, Rachel G. Riskind and Samantha L. Tornello -- Parenting Teenagers / John Coleman -- Working Families : Who Cares? / Simon B. Burnett, Jonathan Swan and Cary Cooper -- Children and Divorce in World Perspective / Paul R. Amato and Lisa M. Boyd -- -- Part III. Global Impacts on Family Life -- -- Globalisation and Family Life / Melinda Mills -- The Internet and Its Implications for Children, Parents and Family Relationships / Monica T. Whitty -- Immigrant Families Coming to the West / Ubaldo Martínez Viega -- The 'Quiet Migration' : Challenges for Families with Children Adopted Internationally / Gabriela Misca -- Families Living on the Margin in Affluent Societies / Angela Abela and Marie-Cécile Renoux -- Mate Selection and Marriage : Stability in the Maghreb / Sabah Ayachi -- Demographic Change and Its Impact on Relationships in Japan and East Asia / James M. Raymo -- I Say a Little Prayer for You : Do Prayers Matter in Marriage and Family Life? / Frank D. Fincham -- -- Part IV. Looking to the Future : The Role of States in Supporting Families -- -- Why Should States Have an Interest in Making Families Stronger? / Ruth Farrugia -- Making a Global Case for Family Policy : How Families Support Society and How Policies Support Families / Karen Bogenschneider -- Partnerships, Parenting and Protecting Children's Best Interests : Implications for Policy and Practice / Janet Walker and Angela Abela.

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