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Family in Transition

ISBN-10: 0205482651

ISBN-13: 9780205482658

Edition: 14th 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Jerome H. Skolnick, Jerome H. Skolnick

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List price: $90.20
Edition: 14th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/26/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Arlene Skolnick, Ph.D., is a Visiting Scholar at the sociology department at New York University, and a consultant to the Families and Work Institute. for many years she was a member of the research staff at the Institute of Human Development, at the University of California, Berkeley, where she worked on the Berkeley Longitudinal Studies, examining the emotional lives and marriages of study members as they evolved from childhood to middle age. More recently, Professor Skolnick has been studying the sources and impact of job stress on the families of police officers. She has also taken part in several interdisciplinary projects dealing with social science, law and family policy. In recent years, she helped to organize a monthly Family Policy Seminar at Berkeley, and co-edited the book that grew out of the seminar: All Our Families: New Policies for a New Century. Professor Skolnick has published a number of other books and articles on marriage and the family, includingFamily in Transition and Embattled Paradise: the American Family in an Age of Uncertainty. She is currently at work on a book entitled The Unfinished Family: the Future of Love and Work.Jerome Skolnick, a sociologist, currently teaches at the New York University School of Law where he is Co-Director of the Center for Research in Crime and Justice. He is also Claire Clements Dean's Professor emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley, where he was Chair of the Center for the Study of Law and Society. He has written many books and articles and has received numerous grants, honors and awards in recognition of his research and scholarship. These include the August Vollmer award of the American Society of Criminology; awards for distinguished scholarship from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences and the Western Society of Criminology; the Mills award of the Society for the Study of Social Problems (for Justice Without Trial); election to the honorary Sociological Research Association; and a Guggenheim Foundation fellowship. He was Director of the Task Force on Violent Protest and Confrontation of the National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence, Washington, D.C. 1968-1969 and served as President of the American Society of Criminology from November 1993 through November 1994. In 1997, he completed a three year term as Chair of the National Academy of Science/ National Research Council's Committee on Law and Justice. In 1996 he was honored by John Jay College of Criminal Justice as their Criminal Justice Educator of the Year.

The Changing Family
Families Past and Present
The Global Revolution in Family and Personal Life
The Life Course Revolution
What We Really Miss about the 1950's
Public Debates and Private Lives
The Mommy Wars
Decline of the Family: Conservative, Liberal, and Feminist Views
The Sexes
Changing Gender Roles
Destined for Equality
Children of the Gender Revolution
Men, Women, and Housework
Japan's Battle of the Sexes
Sexuality and Society
Sexual Revolution(s)
Culture Channels Sexuality
Courtship and Marriage
From Going With: The Role of a Social Form in Early Romance
The Future of Marriage
Few Good Men
Peer Marriage
Divorce and Remarriage
Divorce: Challenges, Changes, and New Chances
Divorce Culture: A Quest for Relational Equality in Marriage
Women in Stepfamilies: The Fairy, the Wicked Witch and Cinderella Reconstructed
Parents And Children
Becoming a Parent
A Typology of Approaches to Childcare
Chasing the Blood Tie: Surrogate Mothers, Adoptive Mothers, and Fathers
With David E. Myers, Revolutions in Children's Lives
What Children Think about Their Working Parents
Families In Society
Work and Family
Families on the Fault Line
The Family and Part Time-Work
With Anne Machung, The Second Shift: Working Parents and the Revolution at Home
Family Diversity
Mixed Doubles
Diversity within African-American Families
Diversity within Latino Families
Reinventing the Family
The Age Revolution
The Family in an Aging Society: A Matrix of Latent Relationships
The Modernization of Grandparenthood
Trouble in the Family
Why Do They Do It? (Teenage Pregnancy)
Family Values against the Odds
Anatomy of a Violent Relationship
Monster Moms