The Emergence of Family into the 21st Century / Edition 2

The Emergence of Family into the 21st Century / Edition 2

by Patricia L. Munhall
     
 

ISBN-10: 0763711055

ISBN-13: 9780763711054

Pub. Date: 06/26/2000

Publisher: Jones & Barlett Learning

Current realities and future possibilities for family life are explored in this unique interdisciplinary collection of papers. The Emergence of Family into the 21st Century is an offering of views and contrasts, complicities and vagaries, analyses and recollections.  See more details below

Overview

Current realities and future possibilities for family life are explored in this unique interdisciplinary collection of papers. The Emergence of Family into the 21st Century is an offering of views and contrasts, complicities and vagaries, analyses and recollections.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763711054
Publisher:
Jones & Barlett Learning
Publication date:
06/26/2000
Series:
Other Nursing Titles of Interest Series
Edition description:
1E
Pages:
339
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Forewordv
Prefacevi
Introductionxi
Voices 1Situating the Family in Time1
1Families on the Brink, on the Edge3
2Isolating the Phenomenon of Family17
3Which Story Shall We Tell?27
Voices 2Understanding Families37
Poem
Mother's Day37
4How Family Scientists Study Families: Eight Theoretical Study Frameworks39
5A Psychologist Reflects on the Family57
6The Politics of the Family63
7Preparing Modern Practitioners for Postmodern Families73
Voices 3Family Rituals85
Poem
My Love at 5385
8Food and My Family89
9The Wedding: The Triumph of Hope over Experience101
Voices 4Constructing a Family107
Poem
After All107
10A Single Woman Adopts Catherine109
11Through the Eyes of Catherine at 7117
12Reflections on Becoming and Being a Mother123
13Becoming a Man in a Gay Family: Dialogue and Reflections131
14A Normal Family: From the Perspective of a 21-Year-Old Man139
15The Future of the Family: From the Perspective of a 21-Year-Old Woman147
Voices 5Attempting to Grow a Family153
Poems
Regret153
A Want Unfulfilled153
16Infertility: A Neon Light155
17The Quest for an Alternative Family: Confessions of a Child-Free Lesbian165
Voices 6Families Grieving175
Poems
Yesterdays and Tomorrows175
Wind Beneath my Wings177
The Gift178
Suzanne179
Long Ago180
Timeless Wounds180
18Dedicated to My Tommy: Give Sorrow Words181
19The Holocaust Revisited: Protecting Our Families193
Voices 7Families Bearing Challenges215
20The Impact of AIDS on the Family217
21Shadow Families237
22A Family in Divorce, as Told by Sheila249
23Housing for the Single-Parent Family: A Blueprint for Women's Educational Support257
Voices 8Families Living with Violence263
Poem
Killing Spirits263
24Domestic Violence: A Loss of Selfhood265
25Through the Distance: Living as an Object of Anger273
26Cancer of Violence: Power Differentials and Family Values285
Voices 9Reflecting on Family in the 21st Century291
Apples and Oranges (Conversation with Mom, #2)291
27The American Way through Hazel Eyes: A Look at the Caribbean Black Family293
28The Aging Society: Fulcrum for the New Century305
29www.sex.family315
30From Snow White to Esmerelda: A Mother-Daughter Conversation in Three Generations325
Index335

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