Public and Private Families: An Introduction, discusses the family in two senses: the private family, in which we live most of our personal lives, and the public family, in which we, as adults, deal with broader societal issues. The eighth edition of this program examines the history of families around the world while simultaneously introducing the most relevant topics in society such as same sex marriage, self-identification, and the globalization and modernization of families today. The Connect course for this offering includes SmartBook, an adaptive reading and study experience which guides students to master, recall, and apply key concepts while providing automatically-graded assessments.
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• The option to purchase (for a small fee) a print version of the book. This binder-ready, loose-leaf version includes free shipping.
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Table of Contents
Part I: Introduction
Chapter 1: Public and Private Families
Chapter 2: The History of the Family
Part II: Gender, Class, and Race-Ethnicity
Chapter 3: Gender and Families
Chapter 4: Social Class and Families
Chapter 5: Race, Ethnicity, and Families
Part III: Sexuality, Partnership, and Marriage
Chapter 6: Sexualities
Chapter 7: Cohabitation and Marriage
Chapter 8: Work and Families
Part IV: Links Across the Generations
Chapter 9: Children and Parents
Chapter 10: The Elderly and Their Families
Part V: Conflict, Disruption, and Reconstitution
Chapter 11: Domestic Violence
Chapter 12: Divorce
Chapter 13: Remarriage and Stepfamilies
Part VI: Family and Society
Chapter 14: The Family, the State, and Social Policy
Chapter 15: Social Change and Families