Intimate Relationships / Edition 4

Intimate Relationships / Edition 4

by Brehm, Daniel Perlman, Rowland Miller, Rowland Miller
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072938013

ISBN-13: 9780072938012

Pub. Date: 01/27/2006

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

The fourth edition of this trusted text preserves the personal appeal of the subject matter and vigorous standards of scholarship that made the earlier editions so successful. It presents the key findings on intimate relationships, the major theoretical perspectives, and some of the current controversies in the field. The authors illustrate the relevance of close…  See more details below

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The fourth edition of this trusted text preserves the personal appeal of the subject matter and vigorous standards of scholarship that made the earlier editions so successful. It presents the key findings on intimate relationships, the major theoretical perspectives, and some of the current controversies in the field. The authors illustrate the relevance of close relationship science to readers' everyday lives, encouraging thought and analysis. The 4th edition contains more than 700 new references, including new coverage of online dating, fMRI studies of love, and mate poaching. More illustrations, tables and figures add up to a fresher, thoroughly updated, new-and-improved text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072938012
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
01/27/2006
Series:
The McGraw-Hill Series in Social Psychology
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.89(d)

Table of Contents

1The building blocks of relationships3
2Research methods40
3Attraction75
4Social cognition110
5Communication147
6Interdependency182
7Friendship219
8Love244
9Sexuality276
10Stresses and strains307
11Power344
12Conflict and violence361
13The dissolution and loss of relationships395
14Shyness and loneliness428
15Maintaining and repairing relationships457

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