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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 www.sagepub.com/pricefamchnge4e .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|
|About the Editors|
|About the Contributors|
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