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Royal Marriage Secrets: Consorts &...
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John Ashdown-Hill
 
With a new royal baby we witness fundamental changes in the succession laws, but then rules governing the royal weddings and the succession to the throne have always...
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Wombs in Labor: Transnational...
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Surrogacy is India's new form of outsourcing, as couples from all over the world hire Indian women to bear their children for a fraction of the cost of surrogacy...
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Til Death or Distance Do Us Part: ...
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Frances Smith Foster offers a groundbreaking new portrait of early African American marriage, upending the conventional wisdom that marriage was illegal for African Americans during the antebellum era, or that...
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The family is hotly contested ideological terrain. Some defend the traditional two-parent heterosexual family while others welcome its demise. Opinions vary about how...
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Unmarriages: Women, Men, and Sexual...
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Traditional marriage was not the only option for couples in medieval Europe. Alternative forms of union could make lives precarious but also provided a degree of flexibility. The study draws...
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Afghanistan Remembers: Gendered...
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In Afghanistan Remembers, Parin Dossa examines how violence is remembered by Afghan women through memories and food practices in their homeland and its diaspora.
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Distant Love
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Love and family life in the global age: grandparents in Salonika and their grandson in London speak together every evening via Skype. A U.S. citizen and her Swiss husband fret...
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Playing to Win: Raising Children in a...
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By analyzing the roots of these competitive after school activities and their contemporary effects, this title contextualizes elementary school-age children's activities, and suggests they have become proving grounds for success...
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* This is a new title in Polity's Resources' series - a range of short, accessible books designed to introduce readers to the geopolitical battles over the...
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Couples: How We Make Love Last
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Kate Figes
 
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Father-Daughter Relationships:...
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Linda Nielsen
 
The first research-based text that focuses on the impact of the father-daughter relationship, this provocative book examines the factors that can strengthen or weaken these relationships and the impact that...
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Sexuality in Islam
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Abdelwahab Bouhdiba
 
Drawing on both Arabic and Western sources, the author describes the place of sexuality in the traditional Islamic world view.
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The Role of the Father in Child...
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Michael E. Lamb
 
Completely revised and updated, The Role of the Father in Child Development, Fifth Edition brings together contributions from an international group of experts on the role of fathers in...
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Family Politics: Domestic Life,...
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Paul Ginsborg
 
An exploration of the convulsive history of the 20th century's first five decades, seen through the lens of families and family life
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Conjugality: Marriage and...
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Heather Brook
 
This book explores the regulation of intimate relationships today. Using historical and contemporary legal-political sources, the author investigates the changing meanings and effects of conjugality.
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The Politics of Gay Marriage in Latin...
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Jordi Diez
 
Diez explores how and why Latin America has become a leader among nations in the passage of gay marriage legislation.
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