The Marriage and Family Experience: Intimate Relationships in a Changing Society

The Marriage and Family Experience: Intimate Relationships in a Changing Society

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THE MARRIAGE a FAMILY EXPERIENCE: INTIMATE RELATIONSHIPS IN A CHANGING SOCIETY, ELEVENTH EDITION is the best-seller that brings together all elements of the course--including intimate relationships, family policy, and family issues. Engaging and now even more student-friendly than past editions (with an open, inviting new design that reflects this), THE MARRIAGE AND FAMILY EXPERIENCE strikes just the right balance between an academic and more functional approach. The book draws from research in sociology, family studies, and related fields, and its sound sociological and family studies base is enhanced by other perspectives from anthropology, history, psychology, journalism, literature, economics, and gender studies. The book presents a positive, multicultural approach to todaya€™s relationships as it explores recent research on topics such as adoptive parenting, childbearing patterns, gay and lesbian families, the meaning of virginity, communication and conflict resolution, the influence of popular culture, the rights and benefits of marriage, and working families. The real-life examples, balanced presentation, and focus on self-assessment and reflection make the book especially accessible and encourage students to think and act for themselves. The Tenth Editiona€™s progressive approach to diversity remains rooted in a positive, pro-family perspective. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Real-life cross-cultural examples and features that encourage you to look deeper at yourself make the Tenth Edition accessible and compelling this is a book you can relate to and one you will want to read!


Title:The Marriage and Family Experience: Intimate Relationships in a Changing Society
Author:Bryan Strong, Christine DeVault, Theodore Cohen
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2010-02-16
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