This reader of public press articles offers varied perspectives on the family; exploring and establishing relationships; maintaining relationships; the challenges and opportunities of crises; and maintaining healthy relationships in families.
UNIT 1. Varied Perspectives on the Family
1. A New Focus on Family Values, Hara Estroff Marano, Psychology Today, November/December 1997.
2. The Intentional Family, William J. Doherty, from The Intentional Family: How to Build Family Ties in Our Modern World, Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1997.
3. African American Families: A Legacy of Vulnerability and Resilience, Beverly Greene, National Forum, Summer 1995.
UNIT 2. Exploring and Establishing Relationships
A. GENDER AND OUR VIEW OF THE WORLD 4. Boys Will Be Boys, Barbara Kantrowitz and Claudia Kalb, Newsweek, May 11, 1998. 5. Sex Differences in the Brain, Doreen Kimura, Scientific American Presents Men: The Scientific Truth about Their Work, Play, Health and Passions, Volume 10, Issue 2, 1999. B. EMOTIONS, RELATING, AND MATING 6. Flirting Fascination, Joann Ellison Rodgers, Psychology Today, January/February 1999. 7. Back Off!, Geraldine K. Piorkowski, Psychology Today, January/February 1995. (and more...)