Human Intimacy: Marriage, the Family, and Its Meaning, Research Update, 10th Edition / Edition 11

Human Intimacy: Marriage, the Family, and Its Meaning, Research Update, 10th Edition / Edition 11

by Frank D. Cox
     
 

Offering a positive view of the family, Cox's MARRIAGE, THE FAMILY, AND ITS MEANING, 10th Edition discusses the characteristics of successful intimate relationships, and teaches the decision-making skills that lead to strong marriages and families. In this "research update" edition, you'll find coverage of such topics as diversity within the American family

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Offering a positive view of the family, Cox's MARRIAGE, THE FAMILY, AND ITS MEANING, 10th Edition discusses the characteristics of successful intimate relationships, and teaches the decision-making skills that lead to strong marriages and families. In this "research update" edition, 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:
9780495504337
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
09/10/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Human Intimacy in the Brave New World of Family Diversity. 2. Human Intimacy, Marriage, the Family and Its Meaning. 3. American Ways of Love. 4. Gender Convergence and Role Equity. 5 Communication 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-Worker 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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