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Marriage and Family The Quest for Intimacy

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ISBN-10: 0078111625

ISBN-13: 9780078111624

Edition: 8th 2012

Authors: Jeanette Lauer, Robert Lauer

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Description:

This text combines a positive and practical approach to the study of marriage and family life. It is based on extensive and up-to-date research as reported in the journals and monographs. It shows how sociological theories apply to the various topics. Thus, it not only provides students with a basic understanding of marriage and family life, but also helps them apply this knowledge to enrich their lives and nurture their own intimate relationships.
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Book details

List price: $168.33
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 6/7/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

List of Figures
List of Tables
Preface
The Context of Intimacy
Marriage and Family in America: Needs, Myths, and Dreams
Diversity in Families
Gender Roles: Foundation for Intimacy
Sexuality
Seeking Intimate Relationships
Getting Involved
Falling in Love
Selecting a Life Partner
Intimacy in Marriage and Family Life
Getting Married
The Challenge of Communication
Power and Conflict in Marriage
Work and Home
Becoming a Parent
Challenges to Intimacy
Family Crises
Separation and Divorce
Remarriage and Stepfamilies
the Lifelong Quest
Intimacy in the Later Years
Glossary
References
Credits
Name Index
Subject Index