Marriage and Family The Quest for Intimacy

ISBN-10: 0073271330

ISBN-13: 9780073271330

Edition: 6th 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Robert Lauer, Jeanette C. Lauer

List price: $92.81
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy


what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Sociology Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Careers in Engineering Online content $4.95 $1.99
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $92.81
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 469
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Jeanette C. Lauer holds a Ph.D. from Washington University and a B.S. from University of Missouri. She has three children and five grandchildren.

The Context Of Intimacy
American Myths And Dreams Learning Objectives Myths About Family Life We've Lost the Extended Family Opposites Attract People Marry Because They Love Each Other Having Children Increases Marital Satisfaction
A Good Sex Life Is the Best Predictor of Marital Satisfaction Happily Married People Don’t Have Conflict Half of All Marriages End In Divorce
The Dangers of Myths Changing Patterns of Intimate Relationships Premarital Sex Births to Unmarried Women Living Alone
Comparison Asian Women Are Marrying at a Later Age Cohabitation Delayed Marriage Birth Rates Household Size Employed Mothers
Personal “I Had to Go to Work” Divorce A Concluding Note On Changing Patterns
The Family in Utopia
The Family in Utopian Writings
The Family in Utopian Communities What Works Best?
What Do We Want?
What Do We Need?
The Great Debate Changes in Traditional Arrangements What Do You Think?
Me or We?
Strengths and Benefits of Marriage and Family 'Til Death?
A Note On Theory Systems Theory Exchange Theory Symbolic Interaction Theory Conflict Theory
Theory and Intimacy Summary Key Terms
Internet Connection American Myths and Dreams
Diversity In Families
Learning Objectives
The Variability of Family Life Variations Between Societies Variations Within Societies
The Single-Parent Family Extent of Single-Parent Families Challenges of the Single-Parent Family
Comparison Single Parents In Iceland
The Successful Single-Parent Family
Personal “I Chose To Do It Alone” Racial and Ethnic Minority Families
The African-American Family
The Hispanic Family
The Asian-American Family
The Interracial Family Families With Same-Sex Parents What Do You Think?
Problems In Gay and Lesbian Families Intimacy In the Gay and Lesbian Family Long-Term Gay and Lesbian Relationships Summary Principles for Enhancing Intimacy Key Terms
Internet Connection Diversity in Families
Gender Roles: Foundation For Intimacy
Learning Objectives Men and Women: How Do They Differ?
Men and Women: Some Commonalities Gender Differences Sex, Gender, Gender Role, and Gender-Role Orientation Gender Roles Gender-Role Orientation What Do You Think?
Gender Roles: Nature Or Nurture?
How Much Is Biological?
The Importance Of Nurture Socialization and Gender-Role Orientation
Comparison Inuit Youth Learn To Be Males and Females Changing Gender Roles and Orientations Changing Patterns Lingering Traditionalism Gender-Role Orientation: What Difference Does It Make?
Communication Self-Concept Mental Health Gender-Role Orientation and Intimacy
Personal “We Worked It Out” Summary Principles for Enhancing Intimacy Key Terms
Internet Connection
Gender Roles: Foundation for Intimacy
Learning Objectives
The Meaning of Sex Heterosexuality and Homosexuality Sex As Physical: The Response Cycle Sex As Social Behavior Unwanted and Coerced Sex Sex and Intimate Relationships
Personal Sex and the Search for Intimacy Teenage Sex Extent of Sex Among Teenagers Unwanted Pregnancy and Early Childbearing Contraception Amount and Kinds of Contraceptive Use Who Uses Contraceptives Abortion What Do You Think?
Premarital Sex
The Double Standard Changing Attitudes Changing Behavior Sex In Marriage Sexual Practices in Marriage Sexual Satisfaction and Marital Satisfaction Changes in Marital Sex Over the Lifespan Extramarital Sex Why Extramarital Sex?
Some Consequences of Extramarital Sex Sexu
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.