Widening the Family Circle: New Research on Family Communication / Edition 1

Widening the Family Circle: New Research on Family Communication / Edition 1

by Kory W. Floyd
     
 

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ISBN-10: 141290921X

ISBN-13: 9781412909211

Pub. Date: 11/28/2005

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Widening the Family Circle: New Research on Family Communication, Second Edition continues to address historically under-studied family relationships, such as those involving grandparents, in-laws, cousins, stepfamilies, and adoptive parents. In this engaging text, editors Kory Floyd and Mark T. Morman bring together a diverse collection of empirical studies,

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Widening the Family Circle: New Research on Family Communication, Second Edition continues to address historically under-studied family relationships, such as those involving grandparents, in-laws, cousins, stepfamilies, and adoptive parents. In this engaging text, editors Kory Floyd and Mark T. Morman bring together a diverse collection of empirical studies, theoretic essays, and critical reviews of literature on communication to constitute a stronger, more complete understanding of communication within the family.

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ISBN-13:
9781412909211
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
11/28/2005
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction - Kory Floyd and Mark T. Morman
1. Looking Back and Moving Forward: Toward an Understanding of Mother-Daughter and Mother-Son Relationships - Michelle Miller-Day, Carla L. Fisher, and Jonathan Stube
2. Adult Sibling Relationships - Alan C. Mikkelson
3. Communication in Grandparent-Grandchild Relationships - Jordan Eli Soliz and Mei-Chen Lin
4. The "Other" Women in Family Life: Recognizing the Significance of Aunt/Niece/Nephew Communication - Patricia J. Sotirin and Laura L. Ellingson
5. Family Communication among Uncles and Nephews - Robert M. Milardo
6. Relationships with Parents-in-Law - Mary Claire Morr Serewicz
7. Sibling-in-Law Relationships - Christina G. Yoshimura
8. Fathering, Caregiving, and Masculinity: Stay-at-Home Fathers and Family Communication - Caryn E. Medved
9. Lesbian and Gay Families - Elizabeth A. Suter and Daniel S. Strasser
10. Widening the Understanding of Post-Divorce Families - Tamara D. Afifi, Anne Merrill, and Sharde Davis
11. No Longer Understudied, but Still Misunderstood: Expanding Communication Research on Stepfamily Relationships - Paul Schrodt and Dawn O. Braithwaite
12. Created Through Law and Language: Communicative Complexities of Adoptive Families - Kathleen M. Galvin and Colleen Colaner

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