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Forgotten WivesHow Women Get Written Out of History

Forgotten Wives: How Women Get Written Out of History

Ann Oakley

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447355830
eISBN:
9781447355878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447355830.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Forgotten Wives examines the ways in which the institution and status of marriage has contributed to the active ‘disremembering’ of women’s achievements. Drawing on archives, biographies, ... More

Why Who Cleans CountsWhat Housework Tells Us about American Family Life

Why Who Cleans Counts: What Housework Tells Us about American Family Life

Shannon Davis and Theodore Greenstein

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447336747
eISBN:
9781447336792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336747.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

While housework is an often-studied phenomenon, Why Who Cleans Counts frames the performance of housework as a way to understand power dynamics within couples. Using couple-level data from the United ... More

Parental Leave and BeyondRecent International Developments, Current Issues and Future Directions

Parental Leave and Beyond: Recent International Developments, Current Issues and Future Directions

Peter Moss, Ann-Zofie Duvander, and Alison Koslowski (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447338772
eISBN:
9781447338826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338772.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This volume brings together contributors from 18 countries to provide international perspectives on the politics of parental leave policies in different parts of the world. Initially looking in depth ... More

Childhood Experiences of Separation and DivorceReflections from Young Adults

Childhood Experiences of Separation and Divorce: Reflections from Young Adults

Susan Kay-Flowers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447338659
eISBN:
9781447338703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338659.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Using innovative, participatory research methods, this book offers new insights into the issues surrounding parental separation or divorce from the unique perspective, and retrospectives, of young ... More

Pride and Shame in Child and Family Social WorkEmotions and the Search for Humane Practice

Pride and Shame in Child and Family Social Work: Emotions and the Search for Humane Practice

Matthew Gibson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447344797
eISBN:
9781447344841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344797.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book reports on the first study into the role of pride and shame in social work practice. The concepts of pride, shame, guilt, humiliation, and embarrassment are outlined and analysed, providing ... More

Grandparenting Practices around the World

Grandparenting Practices around the World

Virpi Timonen (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447340645
eISBN:
9781447340690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340645.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book is a sequel to Contemporary grandparenting, published in 2012 (Arber and Timonen, 2012). Both macro and micro level issues are covered, with a particular focus on gender, welfare states, ... More

Social Support and MotherhoodThe Natural History of a Research Project

Social Support and Motherhood: The Natural History of a Research Project

Ann Oakley

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349457
eISBN:
9781447349464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349457.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Drawing on vast experience as an academic researcher and writer, the author develops a sociology of the research process itself, telling the story of how a research project is undertaken and what ... More

Women's WorkHow Mothers Manage Flexible Working in Careers and Family Life

Women's Work: How Mothers Manage Flexible Working in Careers and Family Life

Zoe Young

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781529202021
eISBN:
9781529202052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202021.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

What's it really like to be a mother with a career working flexibly? Drawing on over 100 hours of interview data, this book is the first to go inside women's work and family lives in a year of ... More

Social Experiences of BreastfeedingBuilding Bridges between Research, Policy and Practice

Social Experiences of Breastfeeding: Building Bridges between Research, Policy and Practice

Sally Dowling, David Pontin, and Kate Boyer (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447338499
eISBN:
9781447338543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338499.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book brings together international academics, policy makers, and practitioners to build bridges between the real world and scholarship on breastfeeding. It asks the question: How can the latest ... More

Supporting Children When Parents SeparateEmbedding a Crisis Intervention Approach within Family Justice, Education and Mental Health Policy

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

Mervyn Murch

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447345947
eISBN:
9781447345992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345947.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

After years of research and reflection on the work of the interdisciplinary family justice system this book offers a fresh approach to supporting the thousands of children every year who experience a ... More

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