Stepfamily Relationships: Development, Dynamics, and Interventions / Edition 1

Stepfamily Relationships: Development, Dynamics, and Interventions / Edition 1

by Lawrence H. Ganong, Marilyn Coleman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0306479974

ISBN-13: 9780306479977

Pub. Date: 12/31/2003

Publisher: Springer US

This volume focuses on a wide range of behaviors and outcomes in stepfamily relationships, both positive and negative. The authors use the normative-adaptive perspective to seek out and study adaptive, well-functioning stepfamilies and find how they differ from those who struggle to cope. It will be a welcome text and reference for all those who study and work with

Overview

This volume focuses on a wide range of behaviors and outcomes in stepfamily relationships, both positive and negative. The authors use the normative-adaptive perspective to seek out and study adaptive, well-functioning stepfamilies and find how they differ from those who struggle to cope. It will be a welcome text and reference for all those who study and work with stepfamilies and families in general.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306479977
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
12/31/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
270
Product dimensions:
0.75(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

1 Studying Stepfamilies.- 2 The Cultural Context of Stepfamilies.- 3 Paths to Stepfamily Life.- 4 Courtship in Stepfamilies.- 5 Couple Dynamics in Stepfamilies.- 6 Gay and Lesbian Cohabiting Couples in Stepfamilies.- 7 The Dynamics of Parenting and Stepparenting.- 8 Effects of Stepfamily Living on Children.- 9 Siblings, Half-Siblings, and Stepsiblings.- 10 Grandparents and Stepgrandparents.- 11 Clinical Perspectives on Stepfamily Dynamics.- 12 Epilogue.- References.

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