The Individual, Marriage, and the Family / Edition 8

The Individual, Marriage, and the Family / Edition 8

by Lloyd Saxton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534197280

ISBN-13: 9780534197285

Pub. Date: 01/28/1993

Publisher: Wadsworth

A truly interdisciplinary approach, this text incorporates biological, psychological and sociological perspectives to the study of the family.

Overview

A truly interdisciplinary approach, this text incorporates biological, psychological and sociological perspectives to the study of the family.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534197285
Publisher:
Wadsworth
Publication date:
01/28/1993
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
574

Table of Contents

PART ONE: INTRODUCTION. 1. An Overview. PART TWO: GENDER, LOVE, AND SEX. 2. Gender: Being Male or Female. 3. The Many Faces of Love. 4. Fundamentals of Sexuality and Eroticism. PART THREE: SINGLEHOOD, INTERPERSONAL ATTRACTION, MARRIAGE, AND THE FAMILY. 5. Being Single, Dating, and Mate Selection. 6. Interpersonal Attraction and Personal Relationships. 7. Singles Living in a Sexual Relationship: Cohabitation. 8. Being Married. 9. The Changing Family in a Changing Society. 10. Women, Work, and The Family. 11. Parenting and the Development of Children. PART FOUR: CONFLICT, DIVORCE, AND REMARRIAGE. 12. Couples in Conflict: Problems of Communication. 13. The Broken Marriage: The History, Nature, and Effects of Divorce in America. 14. Remarriage: Stepfamilies, Stepparents, and Stepchildren. PART FIVE: MONEY AND ECONOMIC REALITY. 15. The Uses and Abuses of Money. Appendices: A. Sexually Transmitted Diseases: STDs. B. Birth Control: Contraception and Abortion. C. Conception, Gestation, and Childbirth. D. Paraphilias: Abnormal Sexual Behavior. E. Teenage Pregnancy. Glossary. Indices.

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