Mothers Who Deliver: Feminist Interventions in Public and by Jocelyn Fenton Stitt, Pegeen Reichert Powell

By Jocelyn Fenton Stitt, Pegeen Reichert Powell

Moms Who convey brings jointly essays that concentrate on mothering as an clever perform, intentionally reinvented and rearticulated by means of moms themselves. The individuals to this watershed quantity specialise in a number of matters, from moms in children’s photo books and moms writing blogs to international maternal activism and moms elevating homosexual sons. Distinguishing itself from a lot writing approximately motherhood at the present time, moms Who carry specializes in forward-looking arguments and new different types of wisdom in regards to the perform of mothering rather than last exclusively in the realm of critique. jointly, the essays create a compelling argument in regards to the probabilities of empowered mothering.

“Stitt and Powell forged a large internet into this interdisciplinary box, bringing again articles that talk to every little thing from the ‘mommyblogging’ revolution to unmarried moms’ teams and the way they function on collage campuses … The articles themselves advertise introspection, however it is the act of examining them within the comparable area opposed to possible disparate articles that fosters wondering and eventual realizing of simply how own and political a box like mothering experiences can be.” — increased Difference

“This quantity strikes past a critique of patriarchal motherhood to visualize and enforce new and extra empowering theories and modes of mothering. With its concentrate on mothering as enterprise and in its realization to twenty-first-century motherhood concerns, it's a precise and unique collection.” — Andrea O’Reilly, editor of Feminist Mothering

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An Asperger marriage by Gisela Slater-Walker, Christopher Slater-Walker, Tony

By Gisela Slater-Walker, Christopher Slater-Walker, Tony Attwood

While Chris Slater-Walker used to be clinically determined with Asperger Syndrome it defined why he looked himself as "socially handicapped", yet for Gisela it intended coming to phrases with a wedding with none intuitive knowing. this can be an account of residing with AS, usually notion incompatible with marriage.

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Child Support: Your Legal Guide to Collecting, Enforcing, or by Mary L. Boland

By Mary L. Boland

The legislation of all states offer that each mum or dad has a criminal responsibility to aid his or her baby. this is often real even if the oldsters are married or no longer, and no matter if the kid lives with them or now not. notwithstanding, getting an order for baby help and having that order enforced are different issues-ask any guardian who has lower back to courtroom, many times, on the way to be capable of look after his or her baby. This e-book explains intimately what the kid aid order is and what it isn't. It discusses felony measures that may be taken to assemble baby help, provides transparent course for somebody drawn to altering the kid aid order and eventually addresses the termination of help. numerous difficulties like kidnapping, abuse, visitation difficulties and a father or mother residing in one other country also are mentioned. Appendices determine state-by-state baby aid legislation, baby enforcement enterprises and extra assets for extra assistance in pursuing baby aid.

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Financially Ever After: The Couples' Guide to Managing Money by Jeff D. Opdyke

By Jeff D. Opdyke

Your consultant to handling the genuine Dollars—and the genuine Emotions—of Your dating Too usually with cash, face offerings: struggle and possibility making the location worse, or retain quiet and hazard making the placement worse. Financially Ever After bargains a 3rd alternative: kinfolk monetary fluency—the perception, wisdom, and vocabulary each couple must speak successfully approximately funds. Jeff D. Opdyke, formerly The Wall road Journal's syndicated "Love & funds" columnist, covers any and all monetary matters that face, together with budgeting, opting for even if to have joint or person money owed, dividing up relatives monetary chores, confronting debt, making significant purchases, in addition to dealing with mortgages, employment, youngsters, or even engagement jewelry. He bargains dozens of real-life eventualities among undefined, with scripts and proposals for a way to broach smooth money-related matters along with your better half, no matter if she or he has a shaky credits heritage or is feeling ignored of relations monetary decision-making. The publication additionally presents precious instruments to prepare your monetary lifestyles, comparable to a budgeting chart, a "scorecard" to trace spending, and an "affordability calculator" that can assist you determine how a lot deciding to buy a home will fee you. A must-read for any couple beginning out, Financially Ever After lays the basis for construction a fit and thriving monetary existence jointly.

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Engaging With Fathers: Practice Issues for Health and Social by Brigid Daniel, Julie Taylor

By Brigid Daniel, Julie Taylor

Fathers are frequently marginalised or neglected in baby defense perform. This displays an uncertainty inside of society as a complete concerning the position of fathers of their kid's lives. attractive with Fathers is a advisor for social staff and well-being viewers on the way to expand their perform to incorporate fathers and stepfathers, even if their behaviour is abusive or tricky. The authors' method is predicated on theoretical research and explores attachment conception, feminism, anti-discriminatory perform and nursing ideology as they've got encouraged social paintings. From this they supply feedback on tips on how to determine the aptitude hazards and the aptitude resources fathers may well provide, and optimistic examples of what could be performed in baby care and wellbeing and fitness vacationing, drawn from actual perform. They set out a theoretical framework that takes account of the truth of the events practitioners face, draw up a version for intervention, and show the results for perform. attractive with Fathers is written for the busy expert and avoids jargon. each one bankruptcy comprises summaries of the details, examples of analysis, routines, key concerns to contemplate and proposals for additional examining. whereas constructing perform with fathers, it is still firmly fascinated with what's most sensible for kids.

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Mit mehr Selbst zum stabilen ICH!: Resilienz als Basis der by Albert Wunsch

By Albert Wunsch

Wer hat ihn nicht, den Traum vom mühelosen, zufriedenen und erfolgreichen Leben? Aber immer aufs Neue wird ganz ernüchternd deutlich: Träumen alleine hilft nicht! Denn um einen anerkannten Platz im jeweiligen Lebensumfeld zu erhalten, ist Wollen und Können, kurz zielgerichtetes Handeln erforderlich.

Dreh- und Angelpunkt ist dabei die Resilienz, d.h. Ich-Stärke bzw. die Widerstandsfähigkeit gegenüber den Widrigkeiten des Lebens. Denn diese entscheiden darüber, ob wir unsere eigenen Talente nutzen oder nicht. Auch reagieren widerstandfähige Menschen gelassener auf Alltagsstörungen und geraten nicht ständig in Ärger oder Konflikte, frei nach der Devise: ‚Was stört’s den Mond, wenn ihn ein Hund anbellt’!

Zielsetzung dieses Lebenspraxis-Buches ist es, die verschiedenen Facetten und Faktoren der Resilienz zu beleuchten. In anschaulich lockerem, allgemeinverständlichem Stil bringt der Bestsellerautor die Inhalte informativ und praxisnah auf den Punkt. Herausgestellte Kernsätze sollen ein ‚Querlesen’ ermöglichen und neugierig machen. Ein Quellennachweis von Zitaten plus Literaturliste und Stichwortverzeichnis bietet für Fachkräfte und andere recherchierende Interessiertewertvolle Zusatzinfos.​​

​​Obwohl das Buch nicht als Ratgeber gedacht ist, steht doch klar die Entdeckung der eigenen - vielleicht schlummernden - Fähigkeiten im Zentrum, um so für den Leser zur Ermutigung für das Leben in Beruf, Partnerschaft, Familie, Freundschaft und Freizeit beizutragen. Der Leser bekommt eine Anleitung, wie guy den eigenen "Resilienz-Faktor Ich" weiter entwickeln und voll zur Geltung bringen kann. Dazu gibt es viele komprimierte Informationen, Selbsteinschätzungsaufgaben, Praxis-Übungen und Umsetzungsbeispiele, die in einer sehr lebensnahen und leichten Sprache die notwendigen Informationen und Starthilfe geben. So verbirgt sich in dem Werk ein grosses capability, dem Leser neben der info zum Thema Resilienz zu mehr Zufriedenheit und Lebensqualität zu verhelfen. ​

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Divorce: An American Tradition by Glenda RILEY

By Glenda RILEY

In response to Glenda Riley, “the old clash among anti-divorce and pro-divorce factions has avoided the advance of powerful, useful divorce legislation, strategies, and guidelines. this day we nonetheless lack tactics that circulate spouses out of unworkable marriages in a confident style and get them again into the mainstream of lifestyles in a solid, efficient condition.” Her pioneering ancient review bargains proposals for facing an issue that now relates to approximately 1/2 all marriages.

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Radical Relations: Lesbian Mothers, Gay Fathers, and Their by Daniel Winunwe Rivers

By Daniel Winunwe Rivers

In Radical kinfolk, Daniel Winunwe Rivers bargains a formerly untold tale of the yankee relations: the 1st background of lesbian and homosexual mom and dad and their young children within the usa. starting within the postwar period, a interval marked via either severe repression and dynamic swap for lesbians and homosexual males, Rivers argues that by way of forging new types of family members and childrearing family members, homosexual and lesbian mom and dad have effectively challenged felony and cultural definitions of relations as heterosexual. those efforts have cleared the path for the modern specialize in relations and household rights in lesbian and homosexual political movements.

Based on wide archival examine and a hundred thirty interviews carried out national, Radical relatives contains the tales of lesbian moms and homosexual fathers within the Nineteen Fifties, lesbian and homosexual parental activist networks and custody battles, households being affected by the AIDS epidemic, and kids growing to be up in lesbian feminist groups. Rivers additionally addresses adjustments in homosexual and lesbian parenthood within the Eighties and Nineties caused through elevated understanding of insemination applied sciences and alterations in custody and adoption legislations.

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Family and Friends in Eighteenth-Century England: Household, by Naomi Tadmor

By Naomi Tadmor

This publication issues the background of the relatives in eighteenth-century England. Tadmor offers a brand new interpretation of ideas of loved ones, kin and kinship via her research of latest language (in diaries, behavior treatises, novels by way of Richardson and Haywood, and different sources). She emphasizes the significance of the family in developing notions of the kin, and exhibits how ties of ''friendship'' shaped important social, financial and political networks. Her publication makes a considerable contribution to eighteenth-century heritage, and may be of price to all historians and literary students of the interval.

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