Human Intimacy: Marriage, the Family and Its Meaning / Edition 8

Human Intimacy: Marriage, the Family and Its Meaning / Edition 8

by Frank D. Cox
     
 

ISBN-10: 053455251X

ISBN-13: 9780534552510

Pub. Date: 07/28/1998

Publisher: Wadsworth

This text takes an optimistic view of the American family and focuses on family well-being. It incorporates research on family strengths throughout the book, while examining marriage and families from sociological, psychological, and economic perspectives. This book stresses that every individual has the ability to improve his or her intimate relationships.

Overview

This text takes an optimistic view of the American family and focuses on family well-being. It incorporates research on family strengths throughout the book, while examining marriage and families from sociological, psychological, and economic perspectives. This book stresses that every individual has the ability to improve his or her intimate relationships.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534552510
Publisher:
Wadsworth
Publication date:
07/28/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
602
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.17(d)

Table of Contents

1. Building Successful Relationships Through Making Better Decisions. 2. Human Intimacy, Marriage, The Family and Its Meaning: The Basic Assumptions. 3. American Ways of Love. 4. Dating, Sexual Mores, and Mate Selection. 5. Marriage, Intimacy, Expectations and the Fully Functioning Person. 6. Communication in Intimate Relationships. 7. Role Equity: The Converging of the Sexes. 8.The Dual-Worker Family: The Real American Family Revolution. 9. The Importance of Making Sound Economic Decisions. 10. Human Sexuality. 11. Family Planning. 12. Pregnancy and Birth. 13. The Challenge of Parenthood. 14. Family Life Stages: Middle-Age to Surviving Spouse. 15. Family Crises. 16. The Dissolution of Marriage. 17. Remarriage: A Growing Way of American Life. 18. Actively Seeking Marital Growth and Fulfillment. Appendix A. Sexual Anatomy.

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