9780306442643

Sourcebook of Family Theories and Methods

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  • ISBN13:

    9780306442643

  • ISBN10:

    0306442647

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1993-04-01
  • Publisher: Plenum Pub Corp

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Summary

This unique sociohistorical account of family studies traces the development of various theories or methods within the context of the social values, technological changes, and political events of the twentieth century. Each chapter discusses the origins of a particular theory or method, its core assuptions, its applications, and its link to preceeding and succeeding theories or methods.

Table of Contents

Overview: Family Theories and Methods
Metatheory and Family Studies
The Emergence of Family Theories and Methods: The History of Family Theory
Comparative Methods in Family Research
Family Theories and Methods Emerging During 19181929: Symbolic Interactionism and Family Studies
Qualitative Family Research
Family Theories and Methods Emerging During 19301945: Quantitative Measurement in Family Research
Family Theories and Methods Emerging During 19461960: Family Development Theory
Family Theories and Methods Emerging During 19601980: Systems Theories
Family Theories and Methods Emerging During the 1980s: Communication Theory and the Family
17 additional articles
Index
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