ISBN-10:
0534624251
ISBN-13:
9780534624255
Pub. Date:
02/16/2010
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
The Marriage and Family Experience: Intimate Relationships in a Changing Society: Intimate Relationship in a Changing Society / Edition 11

The Marriage and Family Experience: Intimate Relationships in a Changing Society: Intimate Relationship in a Changing Society / Edition 11

Current price is , Original price is $288.95. You

Temporarily Out of Stock Online

Please check back later for updated availability.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780534624255
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 02/16/2010
Series: Available Titles CourseMate Series
Edition description: Eleventh Edition
Pages: 615
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Theodore Cohen is the Ella Fulton Dunham Professor of Sociology in 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, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in sociology from Boston University. In addition to his teaching career at Ohio Wesleyan, Dr. 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 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, Dr. Cohen is the editor of 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. Dr. 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, and divorced. He has also been a father, stepfather, and caregiver.

Table of Contents

1. The Meaning of Marriage and the Family. 2. Studying Marriages and Families. 3. Variations in American Family Life. 4. Gender and Family. 5. Intimacy, Friendship and Love. 6. Understanding Sex and Sexualities. 7. Communication, Power, and Conflict. 8. Marriages in Societal and Individual Perspective. 9. Unmarried Lives. Singlehood and Cohabitation. 10. Becoming Parents and Experiencing Parenthood. 11. Marriage, Work, and Economics. 12. Intimate Violence and Sexual Abuse. 13. Coming Apart. Separation and Divorce. 14. New Beginnings. Single-Parent Families, Remarriages, and Blended Families.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews

The Marriage and Family Experience: Intimate Relationships in a Changing Society: Intimate Relationship in a Changing Society 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago