Marriage and Family: The Quest for Intimacy: The Quest for Intimacy / Edition 7

Marriage and Family: The Quest for Intimacy: The Quest for Intimacy / Edition 7

by Robert Lauer, Jeanette Lauer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0073404284

ISBN-13: 9780073404288

Pub. Date: 10/30/2008

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Marriage & Family combines a positive and practical approach to the study of marriage and family life with a manageable amount of sociological theory and research citations. The text not only provides students with a basic understanding of marriage and family life but helps them apply the knowledge to enrich their lives and nurture their own intimate

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Marriage & Family combines a positive and practical approach to the study of marriage and family life with a manageable amount of sociological theory and research citations. The text not only provides students with a basic understanding of marriage and family life but helps them apply the knowledge to enrich their lives and nurture their own intimate relationships.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073404288
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
10/30/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

l. Marriage and Family in America: Needs, Myths, and Dreams

2. Diversity in Families

3. Gender Roles: Foundation for Intimacy

4. Sexuality

5. Getting Involved

6. Falling in Love

7. Selecting a Life Partner

8. Getting Married

9. The Challenge of Communication

10. Power and Conflict in Marriage

11. Work and Home

12. Becoming a Parent

13. The Family Life Cycle

14. Family Crises

15. Separation and Divorce

16. Remarriage and Stepfamilies

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