Marriages & Families: Making Choices in a Diverse Society / Edition 11

Marriages & Families: Making Choices in a Diverse Society / Edition 11

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by Mary Ann Lamanna, Agnes Riedmann
     
 

ISBN-10: 1111726434

ISBN-13: 9781111726430

Pub. Date: 12/22/2010

Publisher: Cengage Learning


This bestselling marriage and family text combines a rigorous scholarly and applied approach with a unique theme especially relevant to today's dynamic global environment: "Making choices in a diverse society." The text achieves an excellent balance between the sociological and ecological or family systems theoretical perspectives, while including extensive

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This bestselling marriage and family text combines a rigorous scholarly and applied approach with a unique theme especially relevant to today's dynamic global environment: "Making choices in a diverse society." The text achieves an excellent balance between the sociological and ecological or family systems theoretical perspectives, while including extensive coverage of family dynamics and interpersonal relationships. The authors use warmth, humor, and an engaging presentation to create a highly readable text that offers insightful perspectives on the diversity of our modern society, including different ethnic traditions and marriage and family alternatives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111726430
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/22/2010
Pages:
656
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents


1. Marriage, Relationships, and Family. Commitments: Making Choices in a Changing Society. 2. Exploring Relationships and Families. 3. American Families in Social Context. 4. Our Gendered Identities. 5. Our Sexual Selves. 6. Love and Choosing a Life Partner. 7. Marriage: From Social Institution to Private Relationship. 8. Living Alone, Cohabiting, Same-Sex Unions, and Other Intimate Relationships. 9. To Parent or Not to Parent. 10. Raising Children in a Diverse Society. 11. Work and Family. 12. Communication and Conflict in Relationships, Marriages, and Families. 13. Power and Violence in Relationships. 14. Family Stress, Crisis and Resilience. 15. Divorce: Before and After. 16. Remarriages and Stepfamilies. 17. Aging Families.

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