Intimate Relationships, Marriages, and Families by Mary Kay DeGenovaIntimate Relationships, Marriages, and Families by Mary Kay DeGenova

Intimate Relationships, Marriages, and Families

byMary Kay DeGenova, F. Philip Rice, Nick Stinnett

Paperback | June 14, 2010

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This comprehensive introduction to marriage and the family combines the most current research base with an emphasis on family background and diversity. It presents a positive perspective on families and focuses on the importance of public and social policy in the lives of families. Each chapter concludes with a section on public policy and critical thinking questions. The text makes research and statistics easy for students to follow and understand, and it integrates cultural diversity throughout.
Title:Intimate Relationships, Marriages, and FamiliesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:560 pages, 9.9 × 8 × 0.9 inPublished:June 14, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:007352820X

ISBN - 13:9780073528205

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Intimate Relationships, Marriages, and Families in the Twenty-First Century

Chapter 2: Gender: Identity and Roles

Chapter 3: Being Single

Chapter 4: Attraction and Dating

Chapter 5: Love and Mate Selection

Chapter 6: Qualities of a Successful Marriage

Chapter 7: Marital Relationships over The Family Life Cycle

Chapter 8: Work, Family Roles, and Material Resources

Chapter 9: Power, Decision Making, and Communication

Chapter 10: Sexual Relationships

Chapter 11: Family Planning and Parenting

Chapter 12: Pregnancy and Childbirth

Chapter 13: Parent-Child Relationships

Chapter 14: Parents and Extended Family Relationships

Chapter 15: Conflict, Family Crises, and Crisis Management

Chapter 16: The Family and Divorce

Chapter 17: Coming Together: Remarriage and Stepparenting