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THINK Marriages and Families, 2nd edition

  • Jenifer Kunz

Published by Pearson (February 27th 2012) - Copyright © 2013

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THINK Marriages and Families

ISBN-13: 9780205182619

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Overview

THINK Currency. THINK Relevancy. THINK Marriages and Families--THINK Marriages and Families is informed with the latest research and the most contemporary examples, allowing you to bring current events directly into your classroom with little additional work.

 

KEY TOPICS: Improve Critical Thinking Chapter organization follows a three-step process that presents the topic, encourages students to think theoretically, and uncovers marriage in action. Engage Students Real life examples and discussions help students apply what they learn.

 

MARKET: For those interested in learning about marriages and families.

Table of contents

In this Section:  

1) Brief Table of Contents

2) Full Table of Contents

 

1) Brief Table of Contents

 

Chapter 1: Introduction to Marriage and Family

Chapter 2: How to Study Marriage and the Family

Chapter 3: Communication, Power, and Conflict

Chapter 4: The Role of Gender

Chapter 5: Friendship, Affection, Love, and Intimacy

Chapter 6: Sex and Fertility

Chapter 7: Choosing a Partner

Chapter 8: Preparing for Children and Parenting

Chapter 9: Family Variation

Chapter 10: Middle-Aged and Aging Families

Chapter 11: The Effects of Work and the Economy

Chapter 12: Family and Social Institutions: Education, Religion, Politics, and the Legal System

Chapter 13: Stress, Violence, and Abuse in Marriages and Families

Chapter 14: Separation and Divorce

Chapter 15: Single Parent Families, Remarriage, and Stepfamilies

Chapter 16: Enduring Marriage and Families: Successful Patterns of Commitment

 


2) Full Table of Contents

 

Chapter 1: Introduction to Marriage and Family

Get the Topic: What Defines a Family, and What Are the Historical and Current Trends in Marriages and Families?

Defining Marriage and Family

History of the American Family

Current Trends in Families

Go Global: Major Trends Affecting Families: South America in Perspective

From Classroom to Community: Diversity in Homeless Families

Think Marriages and Families: How Do Different Theorists View the Family?

Wrap Your Mind around the Theory

Discover Marriages and Families in Action: What Is the Meaning of Family?

Perspectives of the Family

Make Connections: Marriage and Family

 

Chapter 2: How to Study Marriage and the Family

Get the Topic: What Models and Methods Do Social Scientists Use in Assessing the Development of Families?

Family Development Theory

Go Global: Work Stress Increases around the World

Think Marriages and Families: What Theories Guide Researchers in Studying Marriages and Families?

Discover Marriages and Families in Action: What Research Can You Do in Your Own Family?

A Family Worksheet

Wrap Your Mind around the Theory

Make Connections: Family Changes and Common Factors

From Classroom to Community: Coping with Alcoholism and Domestic Violence

 

Chapter 3: Communication, Power, and Conflict

Get the Topic: How Do Patterns of Communication, Power, and Conflict Affect Family Life?

Communication </

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