Marriages & Families: Intimacy, Diversity, and Strengths / Edition 7

Marriages & Families: Intimacy, Diversity, and Strengths / Edition 7

by David Olson
ISBN-10:
0078111579
ISBN-13:
2900078111579
Pub. Date:
11/12/2010
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
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Marriages & Families: Intimacy, Diversity, and Strengths / Edition 7

This introduction to marriages and families accentuates the positive aspects of relationships and focuses on enriching students' knowledge and experience in building strong, successful couple and family relationships. The authors, both seasoned family scholars and therapists, integrate research, theory, and practical application with an interdisciplinary perspective on marriage and family.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900078111579
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 11/12/2010
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 656
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: The Social Context of Intimate Relationships

Chapter One. Perspectives on Intimate Relationships

Chapter Two. Cultural Diversity: Family Strengths and Challenges

Chapter Three. Understanding Marriage and Family Dynamics


Part Two: Dynamics of Intimate Relationships

Chapter Four. Communication and Intimacy

Chapter Five. Conflict and Conflict Resolution

Chapter Six. Sexual Intimacy

Chapter Seven. Gender Roles and Power In the Family

Chapter Eight. Managing Economic Resources


Part Three. Stages of Intimate Relationships

Chapter Nine. Friendship, Intimacy, and Singlehood

Chapter Ten. Dating, Mate Selection, and Living Together

Chapter Eleven. Marriage: Building a Strong Foundation

Chapter Twelve. Parenthood: Choices and Challenges

Chapter Thirteen. Midlife and Older Couples


Part Four. Challenges and Opportunities

Chapter Fourteen. Stress, Abuse, and Family Problems

Chapter Fifteen. Divorce, Single-Parent Families, and Stepfamilies

Chapter Sixteen. Strengthening Marriages and Families

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