Intimate Relationships / Edition 3by Sharon Stephens Brehm, Daniel Perlman, Rowland Miller, Susan Miller Campbell
Pub. Date: 06/21/2001
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Intimate Relationships, 3rd editon, by Sharon S. Brehm, Rowland S. Miller, Daniel Perlman, and Susan Campbell preserves the personal appeal of the subject matter and vigorous standards of scholarship that made the earlier editions so successful. Written in a unified voice, this text builds on the reader-friendly tone that was established in the first two editions. It presents the key findings on intimate relationships, the major theoretical perspectives, and some of the current controversies in the field. Brehm, Miller, Perlman, and Campbell illustrate the relevance of close relationship science to readers' everyday lives, encouraging thought and analysis. Classic contributions to the field are covered in addition to topics on the leading edge of research.
Table of ContentsPart 1 Introduction to the Study of Intimate Relationships 1 The Building Blocks of Relationships 2 Research Methods Part 2 Getting Together and Basic Processes in Intimate Relationships 3 Attraction 4 Social Cognition 5 Communication 6 Interdependency Part 3 Friendship and Intimacy 7 Friendships Across the Life Cycle 8 Love 9 Sexuality Part 4 Relationship Issues 10 Stresses and Strains 11 Power in Intimate Relationships 12 Conflict and Violence Part 5 Losing and Enhancing Relationships 13 The Dissolution and Loss of Relationships 14 Loneliness 15 Fostering Relationships: Getting, Maintaining, and Repairing Them
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