Marriages and Families: Reflections of a Gendered Society / Edition 1

Marriages and Families: Reflections of a Gendered Society / Edition 1

by Constance L. Shehan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205139736

ISBN-13: 9780205139736

Pub. Date: 10/28/1996

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

A comprehensive survey of issues surrounding marriages and families in the 1990s. Authors are leading scholars in the field of marriage and family studies. This book takes a gender-sensitive approach and is highly topical in its coverage, while covering the latest research at all times.  See more details below

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A comprehensive survey of issues surrounding marriages and families in the 1990s. Authors are leading scholars in the field of marriage and family studies. This book takes a gender-sensitive approach and is highly topical in its coverage, while covering the latest research at all times.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205139736
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
10/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
484
Product dimensions:
7.95(w) x 9.93(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

1Studying Marriages, Families, and Intimate Relationships1
2The Continuing Significance of Gender29
3Sexual Behavior and Sexual Relationships55
4Power, Conflict, and Communication79
5Meeting, Dating, and Falling in Love105
6Singlehood, Cohabitation, and Same-Sex Relationships135
7Marriage159
8Childbearing181
9Childrearing207
10Families and Work231
11Family Relationships in Middle and Later Life259
12Violence and Abuse283
13Separation and Divorce307
14Life after Divorce331
15Responses to Family Problems: Family Policy and Professional Counseling353
App. AYour Body375
App. BSexually Transmitted Diseases378
App. CContraception383
App. DIf Contraception Fails402
App. EPremarital Agreement406
App. FResources and Organizations410
App. GInternet Exercises418

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