Marriages and Families: Intimacy, Diversity, and Strengths with Powerweb / Edition 4

Marriages and Families: Intimacy, Diversity, and Strengths with Powerweb / Edition 4

by David H. Olson, John DeFrain, John DeFrain
     
 

This introduction to marriages and families accentuates the positive aspects of relationships and focuses on enriching students' knowledge and experience in building strong, successful couple and family relationships. The authors, both seasoned family scholars and therapists, integrate research, theory, and practical application with an interdisciplinary perspective… See more details below

Overview

This introduction to marriages and families accentuates the positive aspects of relationships and focuses on enriching students' knowledge and experience in building strong, successful couple and family relationships. The authors, both seasoned family scholars and therapists, integrate research, theory, and practical application with an interdisciplinary perspective on marriage and family.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072950670
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
06/03/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.07(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Social Context of Intimate RelationshipsChapter 1: Perspectives on Intimate Relationships Chapter 2: Cultural Diversity: Family Strengths and Challenges Chapter 3: Understanding Marriage and Family Dynamics Part II: Dynamics of Intimate Relationships Chapter 4: Communication and Intimacy Chapter 5: Conflict and Conflict Resolution Chapter 6: Sexual Intimacy Chapter 7: Gender Roles and Power in the Family Chapter 8: Managing Economic Resources Part III: Stages of Intimate Relationships Chapter 9: Friendship, Intimacy, and Singlehood Chapter 10: Dating, Mate Selection, and Living Together Chapter 11: Marriage: Building a Strong Foundation Chapter 12: Parenthood: Choices and Challenges Chapter 13: Midlife and Older Couples Part IV: Challenges and Opportunities Chapter 14: Stress, Abuse, and Family Problems Chapter 15: Divorce, Single-Parent Families, and Step-Families Chapter 16: Strengthening Marriages and Families Resources

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >