Marriages and Families: First Canadian Edition by Agnes RiedmannMarriages and Families: First Canadian Edition by Agnes Riedmann

Marriages and Families: First Canadian Edition

byAgnes Riedmann, Mary Ann Lamanna, Adie Nelson

Paperback | July 12, 2002

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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.
Agnes Riedmann is Professor of Sociology at California State University, Stanislaus. She attended Clarke College, Dubuque. She received her bachelor's degree from Creighton University and her doctorate from the University of Nebraska. Her professional areas of interest are theory, family, and the sociology of body image. She is author ...
Title:Marriages and Families: First Canadian EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:704 pages, 9.88 × 8 × 0.97 inPublished:July 12, 2002Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176168877

ISBN - 13:9780176168872

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Table of Contents

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 Identities Part II Becoming Partners 4. Loving Ourselves and Others 5. Our Sexual Selves 6. Unmarried: Alone and with Others Part 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 Families Part IV Experiencing Family Commitment 11. To Parent or Not to Parent 12. Parents and Children Over the Life Course 13. Work and Family Part V Family Change and Crises 14. Divorce 15. Remarriages 16. Managing Family Stress and Challenges Glossary. References. Credits. Name Index. Subject Index