Marriages and Families: First Canadian Edition

Paperback | July 12, 2002

byAgnes Riedmann, Mary Ann Lamanna, Adie Nelson

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This new adaptation of the best-selling American text is contemporary, covering such current topics as non-traditional families; Comprehensive, with all material being deemed essential by reviewers, and Balanced, with excellent historical and theoretical coverage of Canadian families. Using the theme of choice, the text helps students learn with weblinks at end of each chapter, 'As We Make Choices' boxes, and 'A Closer Look At Diversity' sections.

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This new adaptation of the best-selling American text is contemporary, covering such current topics as non-traditional families; Comprehensive, with all material being deemed essential by reviewers, and Balanced, with excellent historical and theoretical coverage of Canadian families. Using the theme of choice, the text helps students ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:704 pages, 9.88 × 7.94 × 0.88 inPublished:July 12, 2002Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176168877

ISBN - 13:9780176168872

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Part I A New Look at Familiar Worlds 1. Family Commitments: Making Choices in a Changing Society 2. 2. Exploring the Family 3. Our Gendered IdentitiesPart II Becoming Partners 4. Loving Ourselves and Others5. Our Sexual Selves 6. Unmarried: Alone and with OthersPart III Defining Your Marriage and Family 7. Committing to Each Other 8. Marriage: A Unique Relationship 9. Communication and Conflict Management in Marriages and Families 10. Power and Violence in Marriages and FamiliesPart IV Experiencing Family Commitment 11. To Parent or Not to Parent 12. Parents and Children Over the Life Course 13. Work and FamilyPart V Family Change and Crises 14. Divorce 15. Remarriages 16. Managing Family Stress and ChallengesGlossary. References.Credits. Name Index. Subject Index