Human Intimacy: Marriage, the Family, and Its Meaning / Edition 11

Human Intimacy: Marriage, the Family, and Its Meaning / Edition 11

by Frank D. Cox
     
 


Offering a positive view of the family, Cox's HUMAN INTIMACY: MARRIAGE, THE FAMILY, AND ITS MEANING, Eleventh Edition discusses the characteristics of successful intimate relationships, and teaches the decision-making skills that lead to strong marriages and families. You'll find coverage of such topics as diversity within the American family (including rural… See more details below

Overview


Offering a positive view of the family, Cox's HUMAN INTIMACY: MARRIAGE, THE FAMILY, AND ITS MEANING, Eleventh Edition discusses the characteristics of successful intimate relationships, and teaches the decision-making skills that lead to strong marriages and families. You'll find coverage of such topics as diversity within the American family (including rural and military families), gay marriage, singles, cohabitation, gender roles, theories of love, date rape and courtship violence, and parenting and life stages.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133947769
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/30/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
640
Sales rank:
188,594
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author


Frank Cox holds a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and has taught marriage and family courses at Santa Barbara City College since 1962. He is also author of THE AIDS BOOKLET (McGraw Hill)), YOUTH, MARRIAGE AND THE SEDUCTIVE SOCIETY (William C. Brown), AMERICAN MARRIAGE: A CHANGING SCENE (William C. Brown), and other books on marriage and relationships.

Table of Contents


1. Human Intimacy in the Brave New World of Family Diversity. 2. Human Intimacy, Relationships, Marriage, and the Family. 3. American Ways of Love. 4. Gender Convergence and Role Equity. 5. Communications in Intimate Relationships. 6. Dating, Single Life, and Mate Selection. 7. Marriage, Intimacy, Expectations, and the Fully Functioning Person. 8. Human Sexuality. 9. Family Planning, Pregnancy, and Birth. 10. The Challenge of Parenthood. 11. Family Life Stages: Middle Age to Surviving Spouse. 12. The Importance of Making Sound Economic Decisions. 13. The Dual-Earner Family: The Real American Revolution. 14. Family Crises. 15. The Dissolution of Marriage. 16. Remarriage: A Growing Way of American Life. 17. Actively Seeking Marital Growth and Fulfillment. Appendix A: Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Appendix B: Contraceptive Methods.

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