9780072546415

Intimate Relationships, Marriages, and Families with Free PowerWeb

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  • ISBN13:

    9780072546415

  • ISBN10:

    0072546417

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/30/2001
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

This affordable, paperback text is a comprehensive introduction to marriage and the family with the most current research base and an emphasis on family background and diversity.

Table of Contents

Preface

PART I. SOCIAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES: COGNITION AND CHALLENGE

Chapter 1. Intimate Relationships, Marriages, and Families in the Twenty-First Century

Chapter 2. Family Backgrounds and How They Influence Us

Chapter 3. Cultural and Ethnic Differences in Families

PART II. INTIMATE RELATIONSHIPS: CHOICES AND CHANGE

Chapter 4. Being Single

Chapter 5. Dating, Going Together, and Courtship

Chapter 6. Attraction and Love

Chapter 7. Gender: Identity and Roles

Chapter 8. The Sexual Basis of Relationships

Chapter 9. Mate Selection, Nonmarital Cohabitation, and Transition to Marriage

PART III. MARRIAGES AND FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS: CHALLENGES AND COMMITMENT

Chapter 10. Qualities of Successful Marriages

Chapter 11. Marital Relationships Over The Family Life Cycle

Chapter 12. Work, Family Roles, and Material Resources

Chapter 13. Companionship in and Outside the Family

Chapter 14. Power, Decision Making, and Communication

PART IV. PARENTHOOD: COGNITION AND CHANGE

Chapter 15. Family Planning and Parenthood /

Chapter 16. Pregnancy and Childbirth

Chapter 17. Parent-Child Relationships

Chapter 18. Parents and Extended Family Relationships

PART V. FAMILY STRESS AND REORGANIZATION: CHOICES AND COMMITMENT

Chapter 19. Conflict, Family Crises, and Crisis Management

Chapter 20. The Troubled Family and Divorce

Chapter 21. Coming Together: Remarriage and Stepparenting

Glossary

Bibliography

Credits

Author Index

Subject Index

Each chapter contains: Key Terms, Summary, Questions for Thought, Suggested Readings

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