AMBERT, Anne-Marie. Canadian. Genres: Human relations/Parenting, Sociology. Career: University of Texas, Austin, research associate at Rehabilitation Research and Training Center in Mental Retardation, 1969-70, director of the center, 1970-71, assistant professor of social work, 1969-71; York University, Toronto, ON, Canada, assistant professor, 1971-74, associate professor of sociology, 1974-; writer. Publications: The Effect of Children on Parents, 1992, 2nd ed., 2001; Parents, Children, and Adolescents, 1997; The Web of Poverty, 1998; Families in the New Millennium, 2001. Contributor to scholarly journals.