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

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Overview

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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780073404288
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 10/30/2008
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 512
  • Sales rank: 950,556
  • Product dimensions: 7.80 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert Lauer received his B.S. and Ph.D. from Washington University, his B.D. from Southern Seminary, and his M.A. from Southern Illinois University. Representatives may reach him at rjlauer@aol.com.

Jeanette C. Lauer is a Research Professor at Alliant International University. She received her Ph.D. in Social History from Washington University, St. Louis. She has published numerous journal articles and co-authored fifteen books. Most recently she co-authored Becoming Family: Building a Stepfamily that Really Works. She is a member of the National Council on Family Relations, and the Stepfamily Association of America.

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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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