Choices in Relationships: An Introduction to Marriage and the Family / Edition 11

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Overview

Along with the strength of the authors' reputations within the field of marriage and family study, this text offers a strong blend of theory and research with an outstanding applied presentation and pedagogy. The text emphasizes both the wide range of choices presented to one in life and the need to learn how to make wise and informed decisions.
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Merging theory and research in marriage and family relationships, this text is intended to focus students' decision-making. It incorporates national and international data; and it offers perspectives on diversity in the US and in other countries, and on US social policy related to marriage and the family. Coverage includes gender roles in relationships, family planning and contraception, and aging. There are special topic sections on areas such as sexual anatomy and physiology, STDs, and money in marriage. This seventh edition contains new content in all areas and includes self-assessment exercises and chapter questions. The authors teach sociology at East Carolina University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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"[This book is] concise, easy to read, and contains current research in the field."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781111833220
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/1/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 11
  • Pages: 608
  • Sales rank: 83,156
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author


David Knox, Ph.D., is Professor of Sociology at East Carolina University, where he teaches courtship and marriage, marriage and the family, and sociology of human sexuality. He is a marriage and family therapist and the author or coauthor of twelve books and over 100 professional articles. He and Caroline Schacht are married.

Caroline Schacht, M.A. in Sociology and M.A. in Family Relations, is instructor of sociology at East Carolina University and teaches courtship and marriage, introduction to sociology, and the sociology of food. Her clinical work includes marriage and family relationships. She is also a divorce mediator and the coauthor of several books, including UNDERSTANDING SOCIAL PROBLEMS (Wadsworth 2010). She is married to David Knox.

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Table of Contents

1. Choices in Marriage and the Family. 2. Love Relationships. 3. Dating and Cohabitation. 4. Choosing a Marriage Partner. 5. Lifestyle Diversity. 6. Doing Gender in Relationships. 7. Diversity in Marriage Relationships. 8. Communication and Conflict Resolution. 9. Sexual Values Behavior and Relationships. 10. Employment, Housework and Leisure. 11. Violence and Abuse in Relationships. 12. Planning Children and Contraception. 13. Rearing Children. 14. Divorce. 15. Remarriage. 16. Personal and Family Crises. 17. The Family in Later Life. Special Topics: 1. Evaluating Research in Marriage and the Family. 2. HIV Infection and STDs. 3. Sexual Anatomy and Physiology. 4. Sexual Dysfunctions of Women and Men. 5. Finances. 6. Websites and Resources. Appendixes: Relationships and Autobiography. Prenuptial Agreement.
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