Exploring Marriages And Families

Paperback | June 12, 2014

byKaren T Seccombe

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Connects theory to reality

 

Exploring Marriages and Families, 2/e by Karen T. Seccombe illustrates the ways in which historical, cultural, social, and political factors influence readers’ decision making in relationships. Grounded in theory and the most up-to-date research, this title takes an integrated focus on assessment helping readers gain a better understanding of the social context in which they live and the relevance of social science to their lives.


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Connects theory to reality   Exploring Marriages and Families, 2/e by Karen T. Seccombe illustrates the ways in which historical, cultural, social, and political factors influence readers’ decision making in relationships. Grounded in theory and the most up-to-date research, this title takes an integrated focus on assessme...

Karen Seccombe is a professor in the School of Community Health at Portland State University, located in Portland, Oregon. She received her B.A. in sociology at California State University, Chico, her M.S.W. in health and social welfare policy from the University of Washington, and her Ph.D. in sociology from Washington State Universit...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:576 pages, 10.7 × 8.3 × 0.9 inPublished:June 12, 2014Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0133807770

ISBN - 13:9780133807776

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Table of Contents

BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS:

 

Chapter 1: Why Study Families and Other Close Relationships?

Chapter 2: Social Status: Sex, Gender, Race, Ethnicity, and Social Class

Chapter 3: Building Relationships

Chapter 4: Love and Loving Relationships

Chapter 5: Sexual Identity, Behavior, and Relationships

Chapter 6: Communication, Conflict, and Power in Our Relationships

Chapter 7: Marriage

Chapter 8: Thinking about Parenthood

Chapter 9: Raising Children

Chapter 10: Families and the Work They Do

Chapter 11: Family Stress and Crisis: Violence among Intimates

Chapter 12: The Process of Divorce

Chapter 13: Family Life, Partnering, and Remarriage after Divorce

Chapter 14: Families in Middle and Later Life

Chapter 15: Looking Ahead: Helping Families Flourish