Close Relationships

Close Relationships

by Ellen Berscheid, Andrew Christensen, Harold H. Kelley
     
 

When W. H. Freeman originally published this book in 1983, the scientific study of relationships was in its childhood. "Relationship science" has since become an established endeavor in psychology, sociology, and other social and behavioral science disciplines - complete with its own organizations, journals, book series, handbooks, and sourcebooks. A lengthy new

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When W. H. Freeman originally published this book in 1983, the scientific study of relationships was in its childhood. "Relationship science" has since become an established endeavor in psychology, sociology, and other social and behavioral science disciplines - complete with its own organizations, journals, book series, handbooks, and sourcebooks. A lengthy new introduction by Ellen Berscheid and Harold Kelley documents the evolution of the field.

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"The book reflects the expertise of its authors in social, clinical, and developmental psychology . . . . [S]cholarly and readable . . . . There is no question that it will become a major source for investigators and students interested in close relationships." Sharon S. Brehm in Science "[A] book of singular importance. . . . Kelley and his colleagues . . . have been extraordinarily successful. . . . And as a result of their landmark effort, a science of close relationships seems for the first time to be a real possibility." Zick Rubin in Contemporary Psychology

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780971242784
Publisher:
Eliot Werner Publications
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Series:
Foundations of Psychology Series
Pages:
612
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.70(d)

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