The Expanded Family Life Cycle: Individual, Family, and Social Perspectives / Edition 3

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Provides an overview of the Family Life Cycle, integrating theory and current research with clinical guidelines and cases. Family Life Cycle and family diversity. Anyone interested in furthering their understanding of family therapy.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205409815
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/17/2004
  • Series: Allyn and Bacon Classics in Education Series
  • Edition description: 3RD
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 560
  • Product dimensions: 6.98 (w) x 9.48 (h) x 1.11 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Overview : the expanded family life cycle : individual, family, and social perspectives 1
Ch. 2 Self in context : the individual life cycle in systemic perspective 27
Ch. 3 History, genograms, and the family life cycle : freud in context 47
Ch. 4 Culture and the family life cycle 69
Ch. 5 Social class and the family life cycle 88
Ch. 6 Women and the family life cycle 106
Ch. 7 Men in transition : the "new man" 124
Ch. 8 The Latino family life cycle 141
Ch. 9 Siblings through the life cycle 153
Ch. 10 Migration and the family life cycle 169
Ch. 11 Death and the family life cycle 185
Ch. 12 Creating meaningful rituals for new life cycle transitions 202
Ch. 13 Becoming an adult : leaving home and staying connected 215
Ch. 14 Becoming a couple 231
Ch. 15 Becoming parents : the family with young children 249
Ch. 16 Transformation of the family system during adolescence 274
Ch. 17 The launching phase of the life cycle 287
Ch. 18 Families in later life : challenges and opportunities 307
Ch. 19 The family life cycle of African American families living in poverty 327
Ch. 20 Lesbians, gay men, and the family life cycle 346
Ch. 21 The single adult and the family life cycle 362
Ch. 22 The divorce cycle : a major variation in the American family life cycle 373
Ch. 23 Divorce : an unscheduled family transition 381
Ch. 24 Single-parent families : strengths, vulnerabilities, and interventions 399
Ch. 25 Remarried families 417
Ch. 26 Coaching at various stages of the life cycle 436
Ch. 27 Alcohol problems and the family life cycle 455
Ch. 28 Violence and the family life cycle 470
Ch. 29 Chronic illness and the family life cycle 492
Ch. 30 Interactions between the therapist's and client's life cycle stages 512
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