Readings in the Marriage and Family Experience Intimate Relationships in a Changing Society

ISBN-10: 0534537634

ISBN-13: 9780534537630

Edition: 3rd 1998 (Revised)

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This expanded reader contains articles, essays, excerpts from books, journals, magazines, and newspapers on the topic of marriage and family. They have all been carefully selected for their diverse and stimulating content. To encourage discussion and introspection, critical thinking questions are included for each reading.
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List price: $47.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 11/26/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 116
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836

Barbara W. Sayad is a full-time faculty member at California State University, Monterey Bay. She has been teaching and mentoring at the university level for nearly twenty years and currently teaches courses in human sexuality, women’s health, marriage and family, and wellness, with a focus on service learning. In addition to co-authoring the last three editions of Human Sexuality, she has co-authored the 8th edition of The Marriage and Family Experience with Bryan Strong and Christine DeVault, and has contributed to a variety of other texts. Barbara has served as a health and sexuality educator in both university and organizational settings. She received her master’s degree in public health, and is currently pursuing her doctoral degree in health and human services, with a focus in human sexuality. Barbara is married and has three teenage children.

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The Male Mystique
Making Love Work
On Jealousy
How to Fight Fair
Family Secrets
Wired Love: Courtship in the Age of E-mail
The Dilemma of Black Single Women
The Slumber Party
What Is Normal
Infidelity and the Science of Cheating
A Native American Birth Story
There is No Good Decision
Gay Families Come Out
Breaking Parental Ties
At Grandma?s Table
On Not Having Kids
Sharing the Baby
The Lament of the Older Parent
There?s No Place Like Work
Beating the Clock
The Feminization of Poverty
What Pushes Your Stress Button?
I Want to Die at Home
Rules in Alcoholic Families
The Deadly Rage of a Battered Wife
Breaking the Silence
Marriage of Rape?
Children of Divorce: Ten Years After
When Dads Disappear
Friends Through It All
Single Mothers and Helping Kin in an African-American Community
Of Course You Love Them?But Do You Enjoy Them?
Kwanzaa: A "New" Tradition for African Americans
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