Family In Transition by Arlene S. Skolnick

Family In Transition

byArlene S. Skolnick, Jerome H. Skolnick

Paperback | July 24, 2013

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Illustrates dramatic transformations in the American family

 

Family in Transition, 17/e, creates a balanced view of the family from both current and historical points of view. The authors tap a range of research disciplines to create a broadly defined portrait of how great shifts in such areas as the national economy, life expectancy, and education are transforming the American family.

 

 

 

About The Author

Arlene Skolnick, Ph.D., is a Visiting Scholar at the sociology department at New York University, and a consultant to the Families and Work Institute. For many years she was a member of the research staff at the Institute of Human Development, at the University of California, Berkeley, where she worked on the Berkeley Longitudinal Stud...

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Title:Family In TransitionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:504 pages, 9 × 6.9 × 1 inPublished:July 24, 2013Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0205215971

ISBN - 13:9780205215973

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Table of Contents

Part I The Changing Family

1. Families Past and Present

2. Public Debates and Private Lives

Part II Sex and Gender

3. Changing Gender Roles

4. Sexualtiy and Society

5. Courtship and Marriage

6. Divorce and Remarriage

Part III Parents and Children

7. Parenthood

8. Childhood and Youth

Part IV Families in Society

9. Work and Family Life

10. Family and the Economy

11. Dimensions of Diversity

12. Trouble in the Family