Close Relationship Loss: Theoretical Approaches

Close Relationship Loss: Theoretical Approaches

by Terri L. Orbuch
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387977279

ISBN-13: 9780387977270

Pub. Date: 03/23/1992

Publisher: Springer New York

This book maps out current and future theories of relationship loss effectively and concisely. It brings together social psychologists, sociologists, clinical psychologists and researchers in communication and family studies, who closely examine the questions induced by the loss ofrelationships and help refine our understanding of the nature of close relationship loss…  See more details below

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This book maps out current and future theories of relationship loss effectively and concisely. It brings together social psychologists, sociologists, clinical psychologists and researchers in communication and family studies, who closely examine the questions induced by the loss ofrelationships and help refine our understanding of the nature of close relationship loss.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387977270
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
03/23/1992
Edition description:
1992
Pages:
233
Product dimensions:
0.00(w) x 0.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

I: Introduction.- 1. The Role of Theory in the Examination of Relationship Loss.- 2. Integration of Methodology, Theory, and Therapy.- II: Determinants of Relationship Loss.- 3. Social Exchange Perspectives on the Dissolution of Close Relationships.- 4. Disruption of Marital and Cohabitation Relationships: A Social Demographic Perspective.- 5. Broken Attachments: Relationship Loss From the Perspective of Attachment Theory.- III: Process of Relationship Loss.- 6. The Language of Disengagement: A Face-Management Perspective.- 7. Dialectical Processes in the Disengagement of Interpersonal Relationships.- 8. Developmental Perspectives on Relationship Loss.- IV: Consequences of Relationship Loss.- 9. Marital Dissolution and Family Adjustment: An Attributional Analysis.- 10. The Account-Making Process: A Phenomenological Approach.- 11. A Symbolic Interactionist Approach to the Study of Relationship Loss.- V: Concluding Comments.- 12. Divorce: A Comment About the Future.- 13. Close Relationship Loss As a Set of Inkblots.- Author Index.

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