(0) items

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.
Families and Change : Coping with Stressful Events and Transitions,9781412968515
This item qualifies for

Your order must be $59 or more, you must select US Postal Service Shipping as your shipping preference, and the "Group my items into as few shipments as possible" option when you place your order.

Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace Items, eBooks, Apparel, and DVDs not included.

Families and Change : Coping with Stressful Events and Transitions



Pub. Date:
SAGE Publications, Inc
List Price: $104.53

Rent Textbook



Only two copies
in stock at this price.

Buy Used Textbook

In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours.

Buy New Textbook

Special Order: 1-2 Weeks


Downloadable Offline Access
  • Apple Devices
  • Android Devices
  • Windows Devices
  • Mac Devices

More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $4.20

Questions About This Book?

Why should I rent this book?

Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.

How do rental returns work?

Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!

What version or edition is this?

This is the 4th edition with a publication date of 10/21/2009.

What is included with this book?

  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
  • The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.
  • The eBook copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically only the book itself is included.


Learn how contemporary families respond to and cope with common stressful life events and transitionsIntegrating research, theory, and application from a variety of disciplines, the Fourth Edition of this bestselling text offers students a deep understanding of family transitions. Each chapter presents the latest scholarship from leaders in the field on modern family changes and stressors from leading experts, as well as resources for intervention and mechanisms for learning.New to The Fourth EditionMore concrete examples, vignettes, and intervention strategies weaved throughout the text  The role of resiliency in families emphasized New chapters on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) families and military families now included Web resources and references at the end of chapters now available Coverage of African American families and homeless families, featured in the First Edition, reinstatedAccompanied by robust ancillaries!A new companion Web site featuring test questions for each chapter for instructors and access to related SAGE journal articles can be found at .This book is designed as a core text for upper-level courses in child and family studies, human development and social work.

Table of Contents

Families Coping with Change: A Conceptual Overview
Conceptualizing Parenting Stress with Family Stress Theory
Stress and Coping With Later Life
Death, Dying, and Grief in Families
Illness and Family Stress
Violence, Abuse, and Neglect in Families and Intimate Relationships
Families Coping with Alcohol and Substance Abuse
Mental Illness and Family Stress
Economic Stress and Families
Divorce: A Risk and Resilience Perspecitve
Stress and Coping Within the Context of Stepfamily Life
Lesbian- and Gay-Parent Families:Development and Functioning
Adaptation Among Immigrant Families: Resources and Barriers
Stress and Coping in African American Families
Homeless Families: An Extreme Stressor
Everyday Hassles and Family Stress
The Impact of Military Duty and Military Life on Individuals and Families: Resources and Intervention
Family, Stress, and Intervention
Author Index
Subject Indes
About the Editors
About the Contributors
Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.

Please wait while the item is added to your cart...