Family & Childhood Studies

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A Life in Balance?

Reopening the Family-Work Debate

UBC Press

This volume brings together feminist scholars from multiple disciplines to challenge the notion that work and family are two distinct areas of life in need of balance.

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Art in Action

Expressive Arts Therapy and Social Change

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The field of expressive arts is closely tied to the work of therapeutic change. As well as being beneficial for the individual or small group, expressive arts therapy has the potential for a much wider impact, to inspire social action and bring about social change.

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Transforming Law's Family

The Legal Recognition of Planned Lesbian Motherhood

UBC Press

Drawing on the rarely heard voices of Canada’s lesbian mothers, Transforming Law’s Family explores the legal dimensions of planned lesbian parenthood and proposes avenues for legal change.

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Age, Gender, and Work

Small Information Technology Firms in the New Economy

UBC Press

A unique examination of how age and gender inform the workplace and its culture in the new knowledge-based economy.

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Child and Youth Care

Critical Perspectives on Pedagogy, Practice, and Policy

UBC Press

This book reconceptualizes child and youth care by bringing critical and postmodern perspectives to bear on practices, programs, and policies.

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Attaching in Adoption

Practical Tools for Today's Parents

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book covers everything prospective or actual adoptive parents need to know to promote healthy attachment in their child.

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Nurturing Adoptions

Creating Resilience after Neglect and Trauma

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Provides professionals with the knowledge they need on neglect and trauma and how to help adoptive families.

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Autism All-Stars

How We Use Our Autism and Asperger Traits to Shine in Life

Foreword by Tony Attwood; Edited by Josie Santomauro
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Writers from around the world - including Temple Grandin, Donna Williams, Deborah Lipsky, and Wendy Lawson -- share their experiences of creating a successful life on the autism spectrum.

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Starving the Anger Gremlin

A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook on Anger Management for Young People

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This imaginative workbook shows young people how to starve their anger gremlin and control their anger effectively.

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Gardening for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Special Educational Needs

Engaging with Nature to Combat Anxiety, Promote Sensory Integration and Build Social Skills

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A practical introduction to using gardening with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and special needs to teach valuable social, emotional and sensory skills.

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