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Choices in Relationships An Introduction to Marriage and the Family

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ISBN-10: 0495091855

ISBN-13: 9780495091851

Edition: 9th 2008 (Revised)

Authors: David Knox, Caroline Schacht

List price: $302.95
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Because the right choice is an informed choice, CHOICES IN RELATIONSHIPS: AN INTRODUCTION TO MARRIAGE AND FAMILY, NINTH EDITION arms you with the knowledge and confidence you need to make wise decisions for a lifetime of positive relationships. CHOICES IN RELATIONSHIPS presents the information that you need to explore the tradeoffs that choices involve, view situations in a positive light, and to understand how even not making a choice is really a choice after all. By applying the concepts in this text to your own life, the authors show you how to approach every intimate relationship with the freedom and responsibility that comes from making educated choices.
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Book details

List price: $302.95
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/31/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 640
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.234
Language: English

Dr. Dan L. Heitger is the Deloitte Professor of Accounting and Co-Director of the Center for Business Excellence at Miami University. He received his Ph.D. from Michigan State University and his undergraduate degree in accounting from Indiana University. He actively works with executives and students of all levels in developing and teaching courses in managerial accounting, business sustainability, risk management, stakeholder management, governance, and business reporting. He co-founded an organization that provides executive education for large international organizations. His interactions with business professionals, through executive education and the Center, allow him to bring a…    

Caroline Schacht, M.A. in Sociology and M.A. in Family Relations, is instructor of sociology at East Carolina University and teaches courtship and marriage, introduction to sociology, and the sociology of food. Her clinical work includes marriage and family relationships. She is also a divorce mediator and the coauthor of several books, including UNDERSTANDING SOCIAL PROBLEMS (Wadsworth 2010). She is married to David Knox.

Choices in Relationships: An Introduction
Gender in Relationships
Love in Relationships
Being Single, Hanging Out, Hooking Up, and Living Together
Sexuality in Relationships
Same-Sex Couples and Families
Mate Selection
Marriage Relationships
Communication in Relationships
Planning Children and Contraception
Balancing Work and Family Life
Stress and Crisis in Relationships
Violence and Abuse in Relationships
Remarriage and Stepfamilies
Aging in Marriage and Family Relationships
Epilogue The Future of Marriage and the Family
Money and Debt Management in Marriage
HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections
Sexual Anatomy and Physiology
Sexual Dysfunctions
Careers in Marriage and the Family
Resources and Organizations
Individual Autobiography Outline
Family Autobiography Outline
Prenuptial Agreement
Living Will
Durable Power of Attorney