Family Relations: Challenges for the Future

Family Relations: Challenges for the Future

by Timothy H. Brubaker
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803939450

ISBN-13: 9780803939455

Pub. Date: 10/26/1992

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Families today are changing in response to shifts in the broader environment: dual-career couples, single-parent families, racially mixed families, now represent the norm rather than the exception. A group of leading family researchers examine current social changes and their impact on family relationsips and family functioning. As an overview of the present

Overview

Families today are changing in response to shifts in the broader environment: dual-career couples, single-parent families, racially mixed families, now represent the norm rather than the exception. A group of leading family researchers examine current social changes and their impact on family relationsips and family functioning. As an overview of the present state of and future directions for families, this book should be required reading for family researchers, practitioners and students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803939455
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/26/1992
Series:
Current Issues in the Family Series, #1
Pages:
298
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Challenges to the American Family - Judy A Kimberly and Timothy H Brubaker
Family Continuity and Change - David H Olsen
A Family Life Cycle Perspective
Gender Role Change in Families - Joan Huber
A Macrosociological View
PART ONE: CHALLENGES TO THE FAMILY
The Transition to Marriage - Judith L Fischer and Donna L Sollie
Network Supports and Coping
Supporting Parent-Child Relationships in the Early Years - Douglas R Powell
Lessons Learned and Yet to be Learned
Work and Family Relationships - Patricia Voydanoff
Families and Marital Disruption - Marilyn Coleman and Lawrence H Ganong
Abuse in the Family - Sally A Lloyd and Beth C Emery
An Ecological, Life Cycle Perspective
Resiliency in Families - Hamilton I Mc Cubbin, Marilyn A Mc Cubbin and Anne I Thompson
The Role of Family Schema and Appraisal in Family Adaptation to Crises
PART TWO: FAMILY INTERVENTIONS
Life-Span Family Life Education - Charles B Hennon and Margaret Arcus
Marital Therapy in the Twenty-First Century - Anthony P Jurich and Candyce S Russell
State and Federal Initiatives in Family Policy - Steven K Wisensale
Lessons from the 80s, Proposals for the 90s

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