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Intimate Relationships: Issues, Theories, and Research / Edition 2
     

Intimate Relationships: Issues, Theories, and Research / Edition 2

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by Ralph Erber, Maureen Wang Erber
 

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ISBN-10: 0205454461

ISBN-13: 9780205454464

Pub. Date: 02/09/2010

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Intimate Relationships covers both classic and current material in a concise yet thorough and rigorous manner. Chapters range from attraction to love, attachment to jealousy, conflict to relationship dissolution — all written in a warm, personal, and engaging voice.

Each chapter is organized around the major issues and relevant theories, in addition

Overview

Intimate Relationships covers both classic and current material in a concise yet thorough and rigorous manner. Chapters range from attraction to love, attachment to jealousy, conflict to relationship dissolution — all written in a warm, personal, and engaging voice.

Each chapter is organized around the major issues and relevant theories, in addition to a critical evaluation about the research. When appropriate, the authors discuss and evaluate popular ideas about relationship processes in the context of scientific research. This includes critical evaluations of evolutionary approaches to attraction, victim-based accounts of abuse, and the separate-cultures view of the sexes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205454464
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/09/2010
Series:
21st Century Business Management Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
350
Sales rank:
694,047
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. Strangers, Friends, and Lovers 2. Methods to Study Relationships 3. Physical Attraction 4. Psychological Attraction 5. Self-Presentation and Self-Disclosure 6. Fairness and Equity 7. Love and Emotion 8. Attachment 9. Sexuality 10. Communication and Relationship Management 11. Fidelity and Jealousy 12. Relationship Violence and Abuse 13. Conflict 14. Dissolution and Its Aftermath

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