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Supporting Fathers’ Engagement with Their Kids

Philip A. Cowan, Carolyn Pape Cowan, Nancy Cohen, Marsha Kline Pruett, and Kyle Pruett

in Raising Children: Emerging Needs, Modern Risks, and Social Responses

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195310122
eISBN:
9780199865284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310122.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

Although fathers' involvement is a critical factor in the well-being and development of children, today fathers are less involved than they used to be. This chapter looks at how fathers' positive ... More


Structural Family Therapy with Adolescent Conduct Disorder

Jacqueline Corcoran

in Clinical Applications of Evidence-Based Family Interventions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195149524
eISBN:
9780199865154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149524.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Children and Families

This chapter begins with a brief overview of structural family therapy and then follows with an empirical rationale for the use of structural family therapy with adolescent conduct disorder. The ... More


The Different Ways of Hearing the Voice of the Child

Patrick Parkinson and Judy Cashmore

in The Voice of a Child in Family Law Disputes

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199237791
eISBN:
9780191717222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237791.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter explores the different ways in which children's voices might be heard in the family justice system, and explains how they are heard within the Australian system as a background to the ... More


Legal Responses to Alienation and Parent Contact Problems

Barbara Jo Fidler, Nicholas Bala, and Michael A. Saini

in Children Who Resist Postseparation Parental Contact: A Differential Approach for Legal and Mental Health Professionals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199895496
eISBN:
9780199980086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895496.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter addresses the issue of contact problems through the lens of the best interests of the child, an approach that is now dominant in the developed world. It begins with a discussion of the ... More


Sibling Adaptation to the Family Crisis of Childhood Cancer

David J. Bearison and Raymond K. Mulhern

in Pediatric Psychooncology: Psychological Perspectives on Children with Cancer

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195079319
eISBN:
9780199999804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195079319.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Childhood cancer is a family crisis that poses a range of stressors and demands that affect the entire family. From a family-systems orientation, this chapter reviews studies of how siblings of ... More


Maternal Mortality as an Indicator of the Standard of Living in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Slavonia

Eugene A. Hammel and Aaron Gullickson

in Living Standards in the Past: New Perspectives on Well-Being in Asia and Europe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199280681
eISBN:
9780191602467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199280681.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This study of maternal mortality on the Croatian-Bosnian border in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries shows that the chance of death in childbirth was sensitive to major changes in the social ... More


Communicating with family carers

Barbara Monroe and David Oliviere

in Family Carers in Palliative Care: A guide for health and social care professionals

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199216901
eISBN:
9780191730252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216901.003.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter focuses on the family in terms of a social care and family systems approach in palliative care. It outlines some of the communication issues and challenges to family work in palliative ... More


Contexts of Development

Luis H. Zayas

in Latinas Attempting Suicide: When Cultures, Families, and Daughters Collide

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199734726
eISBN:
9780199894826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734726.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Chapter Three sets the context for understanding how humans development and how families function. It is intended to provide the reader with a backdrop for understanding the discussion in subsequent ... More


Assessment of Family Functioning

E. Mark Cummings, Kalsea, J. Koss, and Kathleen, and N. Bergman

in Sleep and Development: Familial and Socio-Cultural Considerations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195395754
eISBN:
9780199894468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395754.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter advances information toward addressing the development of optimal research designs for studying family processes in sleep research. That is, the goal is to present state-of-the-art ... More


Resilience and Vulnerability of Mexican Origin Youth and Their Families: A Test of a Culturally Informed Model of Family Economic Stress

Rand D. Conger, Hairong Song, Gary D. Stockdale, Emilio Ferrer, Keith F. Widaman, and Ana M. Cauce

in Adolescence and Beyond: Family Processes and Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199736546
eISBN:
9780199932443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736546.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter presents an important extension of the family system model for understanding risk and resilience in adolescent development by considering the unique cultural and economic context of ... More


Familialism and the Republican Social Contract

Camille Robcis

in The Law of Kinship: Anthropology, Psychoanalysis, and the Family in France

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451294
eISBN:
9780801468407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451294.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter provides a genealogy of familialism as a political culture and as an ideology in French law and social policy. Familialism is an organized political movement with a legal infrastructure, ... More


Ash Scattering and Family Relations

Satsuki Kawano

in Nature's Embrace: Japan's Aging Urbanites and New Death Rites

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833725
eISBN:
9780824870850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833725.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter considers the relationship between ash scattering and family relations. It critically examines the historical-transition thesis, which is sometimes employed to argue that new mortuary ... More


The idea of the modern family

Jane Gray, Ruth Geraghty, and David Ralph

in Family rhythms: The changing textures of family life in Ireland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719091513
eISBN:
9781526109972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091513.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter describes how both sociological and lay understandings of family change have been informed by the belief that modern families are fundamentally different from traditional families. It ... More


Demolition and reconstruction in the family justice regime: what can be salvaged for children whose parents separate and divorce?

Mervyn Murch

in Supporting Children When Parents Separate: Embedding a Crisis Intervention Approach within Family Justice, Education and Mental Health Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447345947
eISBN:
9781447345992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345947.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter considers the needs for children coming into contact with the family justice system to receive impartial information, to have a voice in proceedings if they so wish, and to receive ... More


Latino Fathers in Recovery

Ricardo Carrillo and Jerry Tello

in Parenting by Men Who Batter: New Directions for Assessment and Intervention

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195309034
eISBN:
9780199863877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309034.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter describes pioneering work with Latino men in California who batter. The chapter discusses efforts to reconnect these men to positive concepts of parenting and manhood which are ... More


Changing the culture of family justice: barriers to be overcome

Mervyn Murch

in Supporting Children When Parents Separate: Embedding a Crisis Intervention Approach within Family Justice, Education and Mental Health Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447345947
eISBN:
9781447345992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345947.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter considers a number of underlying problematic issues that make it difficult to change the culture of the family justice system so as to put the needs of children centre stage and see the ... More


Introduction

Janet M. Theiss

in Disgraceful Matters: The Politics of Chastity in Eighteenth-Century China

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240339
eISBN:
9780520930667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240339.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book engages the most familiar and most thoroughly researched topic within Chinese gender and women's history: the cult of female chastity in the Qing dynasty (1644–1911). The institutionalized ... More


From Gladiators and Umpires to Problem-Solvers and Managers

Jane C. Murphy and Jana B. Singer

in Divorced from Reality: Rethinking Family Dispute Resolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708934
eISBN:
9780814708941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708934.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines the changing roles of lawyers and judges in the new family court system and the implications of these new and expanded roles for families and family dispute resolution. While ... More


Working time and caring strategies: parenthood in different welfare states

Thomas P. Boje

in Politicising parenthood in Scandinavia: Gender relations in welfare states

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346452
eISBN:
9781447303015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346452.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter presents a comparison of Denmark and Sweden with the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. These countries have different work cultures and family policy systems, and the variation in the ... More


5 From Gladiators and Umpires to Problem-Solvers and Managers

Jane C. Murphy and Jana B. Singer

in Divorced from Reality: Rethinking Family Dispute Resolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708934
eISBN:
9780814708941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708934.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines the changing roles of lawyers and judges in the new family court system and the implications of these new and expanded roles for families and family dispute resolution. While ... More


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