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Marriages, Families, and Relationships : Making Choices in a Diverse Society,9780534588878

Marriages, Families, and Relationships : Making Choices in a Diverse Society

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9780534588878

ISBN10:
0534588875
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Pub. Date:
7/24/2002
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Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

This number one seller in the market combines top-notch interdisciplinary research with a unique choices theme, allowing the text to appeal across the spectrum of the market. Lamanna and Riedmann's coverage of American family issues is diverse in its inclusion all family types: working parents, poor and minority families, gay and lesbian couples, and other nontraditional families. In addition to strengthening and thoroughly updating the research base, the authors have added two completely new chapters: Chapter 2, "Social Constructions of Families," which focuses on societal factors and how they affect the family, and Chapter 17 "Aging and Families," which includes new topic coverage on retirement, elder care, and sexuality in old age. At the same time, the authors maintain the humor and personality that has shaped their text into the market leading text it is today.

Author Biography

Mary Ann Lamanna is Professor of Sociology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She received her bachelor's degree from Washington University (St. Louis), her master's degree from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and her doctorate from the University of Notre Dame. Agens Riedmann is Associate Professor of Sociology at California State University, Stanislaus. She attended Clarke College, Dubuque, and received her bachelor's degree from Creighton University, her master's degree in sociology from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and her doctorate from the University of Nebraska.

Table of Contents

Part I: A New Look at Familiar Worlds
1. Family Commitments: Making Choices in a Changing Society
2. American Families in Social Construction New! 3
Exploring the Family
Part II: Becoming Partners
4. Our Gendered Identities
5. Loving Ourselves and Others
6. Our Sexual Selves
7. Being Single: Living Alone, Cohabiting, and Other Options
Part III: Defining Your Marriage and Family
8. Committing to Each Other
9. Marriage: A Public and Private Relationship
10. Communication and Managing Conflict in Marriages and Families
11. Power and Violence in Marriages and Families
Part IV: Experiencing Family Commitment
12. To Parent or Not to Parent
13. Parents and Children Over the Life Course
14. Work and Family
Part V: Family Change and Crisis
15. Divorce: Before and After
16. Remarriages and Stepfamilies
17. Aging Families New! 18
Family Stress, Crises and Resilience
A
Human Sexual Anatomy
B
Human Sexual Response
C
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
D
Sexual Dysfunction and Therapy
E
Conception, pregnancy, and Childbirth
F
Contraceptive Techniques
G
High-Tech Fertility
H
Marriage and Close Relationship Counseling
I
Managing a Family Budget


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