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Faculty - Professor Emeriti

Anne-Marie Ambert

Ph.D. (Cornell), Associate
Professor Emerita (Arts),

Interests: Poverty; Sociology of Parent-Child Relations; Family; Gerontology; Behaviour Genetics; Social Psychology/Society and Personality; Adult Development; Health and Illness/Health Systems.

  Anne-Marie

Office: 2060 Vari Hall
Office Phone: (416) 736-2100, ext. 55015
Email: ambert@yorku.ca

Website: www.condoinformation.ca

Current Research: 1. Social inequalities and poverty.  2. Research and theory building in the area of parent-child relations and child development. 3. Divorce, single parenting, and poverty. 4. Problems experienced by condo owners.

Anne-Marie Ambert (Ph.D., Cornell) specializes in parent-child relationships, the social construction of childhood and parenthood, poverty, as well as divorce and related issues. She has authored numerous books, book chapters, and articles focusing on her research interests. Her teaching interests include the family, research methods, adult development, mental health, and gerontology. Prof. Ambert has been a long-standing member of the editorial board of the Journal of Marriage and Family.

Selected Publications

Ambert, Anne-Marie. 2014. Changing Families: Relationships in Context,  3rd edition. Toronto: Pearson Canada.

Ambert, Anne-Marie. 2011. Changing Families: Relationships in Context,  2nd edition. Toronto: Pearson Canada.

Ambert, Anne-Marie. 2009. Divorce: Facts, Causes, and Consequences, 3rd edition.  Ottawa: Vanier Institute of the Family. www.vifamily.ca/library/cft/divorce_09.pdf

Ambert, Anne-Marie. 2007. The Rise in the Number of Children and Adolescents who Exhibit Problematic Beviours. Ottawa: Vanier Institute of the Family.  www.vifamily.ca/library/cft/behavior.html

Ambert, Anne-Marie. 2006. One-Parent Families: Characteristics, Causes, Consequences, and Issues. Ottawa: Vanier Institute of the Family.  www.vifamily.ca/library/cft/oneparent.html

Ambert, Anne-Marie. 2005. Same-Sex Couples and Same-Sex Parent Families: Relationships, Parenting and Issues of Marriage. Ottawa: Vanier Institute of the Family. www.vifamily.ca/library/cft/samesex_05.html

Ambert, Anne-Marie. 2001. Families in the New Millennium. Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon.

Ambert, Anne-Marie. 2001. The Effects of Children on Parents. 2nd edition. New York: Haworth Press.

Ambert, Anne-Marie. 1998. The Web of Poverty: Psychosocial Perspectives. New York: Haworth Press.

Ambert, Anne-Marie. 1997. Parents, Children and Adolescents: Interactive Relationships and Development in Context. New York: Haworth Press.

Demo, David H. and Anne-Marie Ambert. 1995. Parents and Adolescents in Changing Families. Minneapolis: National Council on Family Relations.