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Change Processes in Relationships A Relational-Historical Research Approach

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ISBN-10: 0521858801

ISBN-13: 9780521858809

Edition: 2006

Authors: Alan Fogel, Hui-Chin Hsu, Delisa West-Stroming, Andrea Garvey

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This work presents a relational-historical research method for analysing interpersonal relationships, based on advances in dynamic systems theory in developmental psychology. It believes that frequent observations within a particular case before, during and after a key developmental transition best shows the process.
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Book details

List price: $113.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 5/25/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 302
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.386

Alan Fogel is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. He is the recipient of numerous teaching and research awards, a fellow of the American Psychological Association, and has been a Fulbright fellow. He has been an active contributor to research on social and emotional development for the past 33 years. Read his "Body Sense" blog at Psychology Today.

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Prologue: Overview of the research problem and summary of findings
Relationships as developing systems: theoretical foundations
Mother-infant relationship development in the first six months: from face-to-face play to object play
Relational-historical research on developmental change
Relational-historical research: the multiple case study approach, frame analysis, qualitative and quantitative analysis
Research propositions about relationship change processes
Research methods for the current investigation: subjects, procedures, and data analysis
Results of the current investigation: quantitative analysis of developmental changes in relationship frames and in infant actions
Results of the current investigation: qualitative analysis of Richard and his mother
Results of the current investigation: qualitative analysis of Betsy and her mother
Results of the current investigation: qualitative analysis of Lewis and his mother
Results of the current investigation: qualitative analysis of Susan and her mother
Summary of findings on relational-historical change
Epilogue: Laws of change: implications for theory and practice
Author index
Subject index