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Diversity in Families, Updated Edition, 10th edition

  • Maxine Baca Zinn
  • D Stanley Eitzen
  • Barbara Wells
Revel for Diversity in Families, Updated Edition -- Instant Access

ISBN-13:  9780134027746

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REVEL™ for Diversity in Families is organized around a structural-diversity framework that treats family diversity as the norm, and highlights how all families are shaped through their interaction with social structures. Throughout the text, families are viewed not as the “building blocks of societies,” but rather as products of social forces within society. Authors Maxine Baca Zinn, D. Stanley Eitzen, and Barbara Wells demystify and demythologize the family by exposing myths, stereotypes, and dogmas—allowing students to emerge with an understanding of why families are diverse.

REVEL is Pearson’s newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, REVEL offers an immersive learning experience designed for the way today's students read, think, and learn. Enlivening course content with media interactives and assessments, REVEL empowers educators to increase engagement with the course, and to better connect with students.

NOTE: REVEL is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content. This ISBN is for the standalone REVEL access card. In addition to this access card, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use REVEL.

Table of contents

1. Images, Ideals, and Myths
2. Preindustrial Families and the Emergence of a Modern Family Form
3. The Historical Making of Family Diversity
4. Families and the New Economic Realities
5. Families and Demographic Trends: The New Immigration and the Aging of Society
6. Class, Race, and Gender
7. Meshing the Worlds of Work and Family
8. The Social Construction of Intimacy
9. Contemporary Marriages
10. Parents and Children
11. Violence in Families
12. Divorce and Remarriage
13. Emergent Families in the Global Era
14. Family Policy for the Twenty-First Century

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Published by Pearson (June 12th 2015) - Copyright © 2016