Cengage Advantage Books: The Marriage and Family Experience Relationships Changing Society

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  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Loose-leaf
  • Copyright: 2010-02-16
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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The Marriage and Family Experience is an engaging, student friendly Marriage and Family best seller. The text's up-to-date material, real-life cross-cultural examples, and balanced presentation make it an accessible and compelling read for the Marriage and Family student. It successfully bridges all elements of the course, including intimate relationships, family policy, and family issues. The combination of this classic book's strengths fosters consistent positive student reaction and feedback semester after semester

Table of Contents

The Meaning of Marriage and the Family
Studying Marriages and Families
Variations in American Family Life
Gender and Family
Intimacy, Friendship and Love
Understanding Sex and Sexualities
Communication, Power, and Conflict
Marriages in Societal and Individual Perspective
Unmarried Lives
Singlehood and Cohabitation
Becoming Parents and Experiencing Parenthood
Marriage, Work, and Economics
Intimate Violence and Sexual Abuse
Coming Apart
Separation and Divorce
New Beginnings
Single-Parent Families, Remarriages, and Blended Families
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