Study Guide for Strong/DeVault/Cohen's The Marriage and Family Experience: Relationships Changing Society / Edition 11

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Overview

This student study tool contains both brief and detailed chapter outlines, chapter summaries, learning objectives, a list of key terms, mini-assignments to guide student reading, Internet and InfoTrac exercises, and practice tests consisting of 20 to 25 multiple-choice questions, 10 to 15 true/false questions, 3 to 5 fill-in-the-blank and short answer questions, and 3 to 5 critical thinking questions. All multiple-choice, true/false, and fill-in-the-blank and short answer questions include answer explanations and page references to the text.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780495905134
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 3/11/2010
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 11
  • Pages: 231
  • Sales rank: 194,736
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Theodore Cohen is the Ella Fulton Dunham Professor of Sociology and current chairperson of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio. Before coming to Ohio Wesleyan in 1984, he earned his B.A. in sociology from Brooklyn College (1977), and his M.A. (1981) and Ph.D. (1984) in sociology from Boston University. In addition to his teaching career at Ohio Wesleyan, Cohen has taught at a variety of public and private universities including Boston University, Northeastern University, Clark University, and Rowan University. Throughout these different educational contexts, he has found that enthusiasm, humor and determination to engage students to apply sociological concepts to their own lives, has worked with equal effectiveness whether in classes of nine or ninety. He brings those same objectives to his writing. In 1990, Dr. Cohen received The Sherwood Dodge Shankland Award for the Encouragement of Teachers, one of two awards Ohio Wesleyan gives for teaching excellence. In addition to being the co-author of The Marriage and Family Experience since its eighth edition, Cohen is also the editor of a text-reader on men and gender, Men & Masculinity: A Text Reader (Wadsworth 2001). He has also published articles and book chapters on aspects of men's lives, especially their transitions to marriage and fatherhood, and on the family and work lives of a sample of nontraditional couples (some in which men were caregivers and women wage-earners and some in which spouses worked different or unusual shifts). Cohen's own family experiences include many of the issues covered and addressed in this text. He has been married, widowed, in a long distance relationship, remarried, separated, a father, stepfather, and caregiver. He currently lives in central Ohio, where, in addition to his children, his passions include the music of Tom Waits, New York Yankees baseball, Seinfeld reruns and Modern Family.

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