Family Stress: Classic and Contemporary Readings / Edition 1

Family Stress: Classic and Contemporary Readings / Edition 1

by Pauline E. Boss
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761926127

ISBN-13: 9780761926122

Pub. Date: 08/20/2002

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Why do some families rebound from stress with seeming ease while others seem to struggle? This anthology, comprised of 23 major articles from the family stress literature, addresses questions surrounding the increasingly diverse and complex family situations of stress and crisis. This volume provides the family stress community with an accessible, coherent

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Why do some families rebound from stress with seeming ease while others seem to struggle? This anthology, comprised of 23 major articles from the family stress literature, addresses questions surrounding the increasingly diverse and complex family situations of stress and crisis. This volume provides the family stress community with an accessible, coherent compilation of writings by past, present and emerging family stress scholars. The reader includes classic and current writings from multi-disciplinary streams of work in family social science, social work, nursing, family sociology, family therapy, and family psychology.

Recommended for upper-division undergraduate and master's students in departments of or courses related to Sociology, Marriage & Family Therapy, and Family Studies. Also suggested for professionals and practitioners working with families in social work, nursing, family therapy and family psychology settings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761926122
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
08/20/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
508
Sales rank:
544,109
Product dimensions:
7.37(w) x 9.12(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

PART 1: WHAT IS NEW IN FAMILY STRESS THEORY & RESEARCH?
1. Family Sense of Coherence and Family Adaptation - Antonovsky, A. & Sournai, T. (1988)
2. Evolving the Biobehavioral Family Model: The Fit of Attachment - Wood, B.L., Klebba, K.B., & Miller, B.D. (2000)
3. Stress, Competence, and Development: Continuties in the Study of Schizophrenic Adults, Children Vulnerabe to Psychopathology, and the Search for Stress-Resistant Children - Garmezy, N. (1987)
4. Toward a Definition of Family Resilience: Integrating Life-span and Family Perspectives - Hawley, D.R. & De Haan, L. (1996)
5. Stress Levels, Family Help Patterns, and Religiosity in Middle- and Working-Class African American Single Mothers - Mc Adoo, H.P. (1995)
6. Spiritual Thoughts, Coping, and "Sense of Coherence" in Brain Tumour Patients and Their Spouses - Strang, S. & Strang, P. (2001)
7. Suffering and Spirituality: The Soul of Clinical Work With Families - Wright, L.M. (1997)
8. Levels of Meaning in Family Stress Theory - Patterson, J.M. & Garwick, A.W. (1994)
PART 2: MODELS AND THEORIES
9. The Double ABCX Model of Family Stress and Adaptation: An Empirical Test by Analysis of Structural Equations With Latent Variables - La Vee, Y., Mc Cubbin, H.I. & Patterson, J. (1985)
10. Family Stress: Integrating Theory & Measurement - Hobfoll, S.E. & Spielberger, C.D. (1992)
11. Primacy of Perception in Family Stress Theory and Measurement - Boss, P. (1992)
12. Stress, Change, and Families: Theoretical and Methodological Considerations - Kazak, A.E. (1992)
13. Process of Family Stress: A Response to Boss (1992) and Kazak (1992) - Hobfoll, S.E. & Spielberger, C.D. (1992)
PART 3: DEFINITIONS: A GUIDE TO FAMILY STRESS THEORY
14. Generic Features of Families Under Stress - Hill, R. (1958)
PART 4: BOUNDARY AMBIGUITY: A RISK FACTOR IN FAMILY STRESS MANAGEMENT
15. Normative Family Stress: Family Boundary Changes Across the Life-Span - Boss, P. (1980)
16. Family Boundary Ambiguity Predicts Alzheimer's Outcomes - Caron, W.; Boss, P. & Mortimer, J. (1999)
PART 5: THE LINK BETWEEN AMBIGUITY & AMBIVALENCE IN FAMILY STRESS THEORY
17. Intergenerational Ambivalence: A New Approach to the Study of Parent-Child Relations in Later Life - Luescher, K. & Pillemer, K. (1998)
18. Adult Children of Fathers Missing in Action (MIA): An Examination of Emotional Distress, Grief, and Family Hardiness - Campbell, C.L. & Demi, A.S. (2000)
PART 6: FAMILY VALUES AND BELIEF SYSTEMS: INFLUENCES ON FAMILY STRESS MANAGEMENT
19. Psychological Distress Among the Cree of James Bay - Kirmaayer, L., Boothroyd, L., Tanner, A., Adelson, N., Robinson, E. (2000)
PART 7: THE FAMILY'S EXTERNAL CONTEXT
20. The Cultural Genogram: Key to Training Culturally Competent Family Therapists - Hardy, K.V. & Laszloffy, T.A. (1995)
21. Racial Discrimination as a Moderator of the Links Among Stress, Maternal Psychological Functioning, and Family Relationships - Murry, V.M., Brown, P.A., Brody, G.H., Cutrona, C.E. & Simons, R.L. (2001)
22. Couple Resilience to Economic Pressure - Conger, R.D., Rueter, M.A. & Elder, G.H., Jr. (1999)
PART 8: SUMMARY AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS
23. The Family's Conception of Accountability and Competence: A New Approach to the Conceptualization and Assessment of Family Stress - Reiss, D., & Oliveri, M.E. (1991)

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