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Wiley Celebrates International Women’s Day

Since 2013, we have supported the cause of gender equality by compiling a research collection of the latest developments in gender studies, women’s rights, and more. In 2016, we are thrilled to announce that this collection has grown to include close to 1,000 research articles and book chapters from across the social sciences, humanities, health […]

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Research and webinar podcast collection on issues of refugees and migration

At the end of 2014, there were an estimated 19.5 million refugees worldwide. This crisis was drawn once again into sharp light as Syrian refugees entered Europe in recent months. Many of these people are families with children, forced to flee their homes or risk their safety. We have brought together a collection of content […]

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Celebrate International Women’s Day with Wiley

This year marks Wiley’s third celebrating International Women’s Day with a free compendium from our books and journals. This year we’ve selected the theme of gender equality for our collection, which includes content ranging from gender issues in the classroom, to the workplace, to a look back throughout history. For 2015 we’ve added to the […]

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Video Gaming and Internet Addiction : Harmful or Harmless?

The more the addiction to video games, Internet and social media is increased among teenagers and young adults, the more concerned the parents become. It is where family therapists play an important role. Are video games really bad for children? How to counter addiction to social media? Researchers explored the impact for these new forms […]

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It’s true. Mom does have a favorite.

How does parents’ favoritism continue or change in children’s adulthood? Researchers interviewed 406 mothers regarding 1,514 of their children to find out clear patterns of how moms differentiate among their children: by seniority among siblings or by gender. Although characteristics of children and mothers do not affect favoritism, the results indicate that mothers tend to […]

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