Marriages and Families, Census Update

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-07-07
  • Publisher: Pearson
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For courses on Marriage and Families or Introduction to Families.   Marriages and Families: Diversity and Changeempowers and challenges students to examine their personal belief systems and societal views to make informed choices and decisions about their own marriage, family and intimate relationships.  Within an engaging narrative and a sociological approach, the text addresses the many issues facing marriages and families today, and provides many opportunities for the student to consider and apply the material they are learning in the course to their own lives.   To take a tour of this book, please visit:http://www.pearsonhighered.com/showtell/schwartz_0205683142/web   What is the Pearson Census Update Program?   The Census Update edition incorporates 2010 Census data into a course-simply and easily. The components of the Census Update Program are as follows: Census Update Edition -Features fully updated data throughout the text-including all charts and graphs-to reflect the results of the 2010 Census. This edition also includes a reproduction of the 2010 Census Questionnaire for your students to explore in detail. 2010 Census Update Primer -A brief seven-chapter overview of the Census, including important information about the Constitutional mandate, research methods, who is affected by the Census, and how data is used. Additionally, the primer explores key contemporary topics such as race and ethnicity, the family, and poverty. The primer can be packaged with any Pearson text at no additional cost, and is available via MySocLab, MySocKit, and MySearchLab. The primer can also be purchased standalone. 2010 Census Update Primer Instructor's Manual with Test Bank  -Includes explanations of what has been updated, in-class activities, homework activities associated with the MyLabs and MyKits, discussion questions for the primer, and test questions related to the primer. MyFamilyLab- Gives students the opportunity to explore the methods and data and apply the results in a dynamic interactive online environment. It includes: primary source readings relevant to the Census an online version of the 2010 Census Update Primer a series of activities using 2010 Census results video clips explaining and exploring the Census .

Table of Contents


Chapter 1:   Marriages and Families Over Time
Chapter 2:   Ways of Studying and Explaining Marriages and Families
Chapter 3:   Understanding Gender: Its Influence in Intimate Relationships
Chapter 4:   The Many Faces of Love
Chapter 5:   Dating, Coupling and Mate Selection
Chapter 6:   Sexuality in Intimate Relationships
Chapter 7:   Living Single, Living with Others: Nonmarital Lifestyles
Chapter 8:   The Marriage Experience
Chapter 9:   Reproduction and Parenting
Chapter 10: Evolving Work and Family Structures
Chapter 11: Power, Abuse and Violence in Intimate Relationships
Chapter 12: The Process of Uncoupling: Divorce in the United States
Chapter 13: Remarriage and Remarried Families
Chapter 14: Marriages and Families in Later Life
Chapter 15: Marriages and Families in the Twenty-First Century: U.S. and World Trends

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