Marriages and Families - Intimacy, Diversity, and Strengths - $20 (Torrance)

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An introductory text, 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, seasoned family scholars and therapists, integrate research, theory, and practical applications with an interdisciplinary perspective on marriage and family.

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ISBN13: 9780078111570
ISBN10: 0078111579

By David Olson • Cover type: Hardback • Edition: 7th • Copyright: 2011 • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2011 • Pages : 503, not including appendices and reference pages. • Size: 8.4 x 10.4 x 1.5 inches • Weight: 2.98 lbs.

Table of Contents Part 1: The Social Context of Intimate Relationships Chapter 1. Perspectives on Intimate Relationships Chapter 2. Cultural Diversity: Family Strengths and Challenges Chapter 3. Understanding Marriage and Family Dynamics Part 2: Dynamics of Intimate Relationships Chapter 4. Communication and Intimacy Chapter 5. Conflict and Conflict Resolution Chapter 6. Sexual Intimacy Chapter 7. Gender Roles and Power in the Family Chapter 8. Managing Economic Resources Part 3. Stages of Intimate Relationships Chapter 9. Friendship, Intimacy, and Singlehood Chapter 10. Dating, Mate Selection, and Living Together Chapter 11. Marriage: Building a Strong Foundation Chapter 12. Parenthood: Satisfaction and Challenge Chapter 13. Midlife and Older Couples Part 4. Challenges and Opportunities Chapter 14. Stress, Abuse, and Family Problems Chapter 15. Divorce, Single-Parent Families, and Stepfamilies Chapter 16. Strengthening Marriages and Families Appendices Appendix A. Couple and Family Scales Appendix B. Family Science and Family Research Methods Appendix C. Contraception and Abortion Options Appendix D. Pregnancy and Childbirth Glossary References Credits Name Index Subject Index

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