The Family Dynamic: A Canadian Perspective

Paperback | November 8, 2010

byMargaret Ward, Marc Belanger

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Completely updated to reflect the reality of today's families, The Family Dynamic, Fifth Edition is the definitive resource for Canadian students and teachers. Praised for its accessible, clear and approachable writing style, The Family Dynamic is a leader in the Canadian academic marketplace. Challenging issues have been woven throughout the text to stimulate thought and discussion about the current state and future of the family. Sociology / Human Services majors and non-majors alike will appreciate the relevant examples used to illustrate the modern Canadian family.

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Completely updated to reflect the reality of today's families, The Family Dynamic, Fifth Edition is the definitive resource for Canadian students and teachers. Praised for its accessible, clear and approachable writing style, The Family Dynamic is a leader in the Canadian academic marketplace. Challenging issues have been woven through...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 9.25 × 7.31 × 0.75 inPublished:November 8, 2010Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176502009

ISBN - 13:9780176502003

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Table of Contents

PrefacePart One: The FamilyChapter 1: What Is a Family?Chapter 2: Being DifferentPart Two: The Couple Relationship: Merging DifferencesChapter 3: Getting TogetherChapter 4: Wedding Bells . And AfterPart Three: The Expanding FamilyChapter 5: Children-Yes or No?Chapter 6: Bringing Up BabyPart Four: The Middle Years and BeyondChapter 7: The Middle Years and the Not-So-Empty NestChapter 8: Grey Power and the Sunset YearsPart Five: Changes in the FamilyChapter 9: The Lone-Parent Family-The Future Majority?Chapter 10: Coming Apart-The Divorce ExperienceChapter 11: The Second Time AroundChapter 12: The Family and the World of WorkPart Six: Social Problems in the FamilyChapter 13: The Family Beleaguered-When Problems ComeChapter 14: Home Dangerous Home-Abuse and Violence in the FamilyChapter 15: Poverty and the FamilyPart Seven: The Future of Canadian FamiliesChapter 16: The Crystal Ball-Predicting the Future of the Family