Family Theories: An Introduction / Edition 4

Family Theories: An Introduction / Edition 4

by James M. White, David M. Klein, Todd F. Martin
     
 

ISBN-10: 145227018X

ISBN-13: 9781452270180

Pub. Date: 02/19/2014

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The Fourth Edition of James M. White, David M. Klein, and Todd F. Martin’s best-selling Family Theories: An Introduction offers a thorough and accessible approach to the most current perspectives in family theory. Rich in detail yet exceptionally concise, the text's analytical structure draws from such major theoretical frameworks as social exchange and

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The Fourth Edition of James M. White, David M. Klein, and Todd F. Martin’s best-selling Family Theories: An Introduction offers a thorough and accessible approach to the most current perspectives in family theory. Rich in detail yet exceptionally concise, the text's analytical structure draws from such major theoretical frameworks as social exchange and choice, symbolic-interaction, family life course development, systems, conflict, feminism, and ecology to explain variation in families. Thoroughly updated, this new edition helps readers connect theory to everyday life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781452270180
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/19/2014
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
186,924
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

1. What Is a Theory?
2. Theoretical Assumptions
3. The Rational Choice and Social Exchange Framework
4. The Symbolic Interaction Framework
5. The Family Life Course Development Framework
6. The Systems Framework
7. The Conflict Framework
8. The Feminist Framework
9. The Ecological Framework
10. Theorizing About Families
11. Epilogue

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