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Marriages Families and Relationships Making Choices in a Diverse Society

Marriages  Families  and Relationships  Making Choices in a Diverse Society Author Mary Ann Lamanna
ISBN-10 9781337516174
Release 2016-12-05
Pages 592
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This best-selling text on marriages, families, and relationships combines a rigorous scholarly and applied approach with a theme especially relevant to today's dynamic global environment: making choices in a diverse society. The authors use an engaging narrative to create a highly readable text that offers insightful perspectives on the diversity of our modern society, including different ethnic traditions and family forms. The balanced presentation discusses a variety of theoretical perspectives (e.g., family ecology, structure-functional, interaction-constructionist, family systems, biosocial), emphasizing both social structure and the importance of individual agency, choice, and decision-making. Students are encouraged to question assumptions and reconcile conflicting ideas and values as they make informed choices in their own lives. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Marriages Families

Marriages   Families Author Nijole Vaicaitis Benokraitis
ISBN-10 0132431734
Release 2007
Pages 646
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This volume introduces the study of contemporary marriages and families, from a sociological perspective. It examines the diversity of American families, by giving equal attention to all racial, ethnic, and other societal groups, while examining the choices and the constraints that often limit our family-related choices today. A six-part organization places marriage and the family in perspective, looks at the individual and developing relationships, as well as the individual and marital commitments, considers parents and children, explores conflicts and crises, and offers an understanding of changes and transitions. The book poses questions, offers insights, and summarizes critical concepts on the roles of the evolving family.



Marriages Families and Relationships

Marriages  Families  and Relationships Author
ISBN-10 1337593443
Release 2017
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Emile Durkheim on the Family

Emile Durkheim on the Family Author Mary Ann Lamanna
ISBN-10 076191207X
Release 2001-10-24
Pages 271
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This book looks this classical sociologist's work on the family. Durkheim's writings in this area are little known, but the family was nevertheless one of his primary interests. It brings together Durkheim's ideas on the family from diverse sources and presents his family sociology systematically and comprehensively. His work is situated in its historical context and comparisons are drawn to present-day sociology of the family and family issues.



Choices in Relationships An Introduction to Marriage and the Family

Choices in Relationships  An Introduction to Marriage and the Family Author David Knox
ISBN-10 9781305544741
Release 2015-01-01
Pages 592
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The Twelfth Edition of Knox and Schacht's CHOICES IN RELATIONSHIPS helps students see how positive outcomes in personal relationships depend on making intelligent choices. The authors encourage students to explore the tradeoffs involved with choices, show how to view situations in a positive light, and demonstrate that not making a choice is really a choice after all. Through current data, an engaging writing style, interactive pedagogy such as self-assessments, and an emphasis on social policy issues within the context of each chapter, this theme-based marriage and family text encourages lively classroom discussion and demonstrates how research and theory apply to students' lives. As a result, students learn to approach every intimate relationship with the new freedom and new responsibility that accompany their choices. This streamlined twelfth edition also includes new discussions of the future of marriage and the family, and features an abundance of new research. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Marriages Families and Relationships

Marriages  Families  and Relationships Author Mary Ann Lamanna
ISBN-10 1285943856
Release 2014
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Aging the Individual and Society

Aging  the Individual  and Society Author Susan Hillier
ISBN-10 9781285746616
Release 2014-01-15
Pages 496
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Updated throughout with relevant new examples, research, and photos, AGING, THE INDIVIDUAL, AND SOCIETY, Tenth Edition, brings a social problems approach to the interdisciplinary study of gerontology. This accessible text combines academic research with an empathetic view of the lives of older people to involve students emotionally and intellectually in the material. Activities offer many opportunities for experiential learning. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Marriages Families Making Choices in a Diverse Society

Marriages   Families  Making Choices in a Diverse Society Author Mary Ann Lamanna
ISBN-10 9780534618599
Release 2006
Pages 736
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The number one seller in the market, this mainstream marriage and family text combines a balanced scholarly and applied approach with a unique theme, "making choices in a diverse society" The text achieves an excellent balance between the sociological and



Social Change

Social Change Author Jay Weinstein
ISBN-10 9781442203013
Release 2010-06-16
Pages 458
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This introduction to social change covers the momentous and relatively recent changes that have occurred in the human condition, examining not only the major causes and conditions underlying our current situation, but also the main choices and options we face as we strive to shape our individual and collective futures. This edition of Social Change has been thoroughly updated and revised. Building on previous editions, the book introduces a social scientific approach to change, discusses the components of change and the factors driving them, examines change on the macro-level, then looks toward the future with a discussion of planned change. Most chapters explore societies of yesterday, today, and tomorrow, and include comparative dimensions, especially along First, Second, and Third World lines. The engaging narrative traces several themes, such as the rise of capitalism and the socialist alternative, or civil rights movements in the United States and elsewhere, throughout the book. Social Change, Third Edition features a new discussion of the recent economic crisis and the interconnectedness of the global economy, new empirical data on globalization, and updated discussions of the concepts of evolution and altruism. It also incorporates the dramatic changes in India and China throughout the book.



Marriages Families

Marriages   Families Author Mary Ann Lamanna
ISBN-10 0534086640
Release 1988-01-01
Pages 656
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Love Me True

Love Me True Author Jason B. Whiting
ISBN-10 9781462126538
Release 2016-12-13
Pages 176
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Even though love should be beautiful and fun, it can also cause emotional ups and downs. In Love Me True, marriage and family therapist Dr. Jason B. Whiting uses engaging, relatable stories to show that deception is often at the root of relationship breakdown and teach how couples can use truth to strengthen their relationships. • Understand your own tendencies to lie. • Avoid playing the victim. • Use body language to communicate more effectively. • Be present with your partner. Use Whiting’s counsel to overcome dishonesty and build a more open and trusting partnership.



The Marriage and Family Experience Intimate Relationships in a Changing Society

The Marriage and Family Experience  Intimate Relationships in a Changing Society Author Bryan Strong
ISBN-10 9781305856349
Release 2016-05-24
Pages 640
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THE MARRIAGE & FAMILY EXPERIENCE: INTIMATE RELATIONSHIPS IN A CHANGING SOCIETY brings together all elements of the course -- including intimate relationships, family policy, and family issues. Striking a balance between an academic and more functional approach, the authors draw from research to present a sound sociological and family studies base enhanced by perspectives from anthropology, history, psychology, journalism, literature, economics, and gender studies. The book explores recent research on topics such as adoptive parenting, the transgender experience, childbearing patterns, gay and lesbian families, communication and conflict resolution, the influence of popular culture, and working families. Real-life examples and a focus on self-assessment and reflection make the book accessible and encourage students to think and act for themselves. The thirteenth edition retains a progressive approach to diversity yet 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.



Marriages Families and Relationships Making Choices in a Diverse Society

Marriages  Families  and Relationships  Making Choices in a Diverse Society Author CTI Reviews
ISBN-10 9781478436096
Release 2016-10-16
Pages 74
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Marriages, Families, and Relationships, Making Choices in a Diverse Society. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.



Altared

Altared Author Claire
ISBN-10 9780307730732
Release 2012
Pages 250
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A provocative exploration of the beauty and vitality of Christian love and how it differs from a cultural paradigm of marriage, singleness, and romance.



Human Intimacy Marriage the Family and Its Meaning

Human Intimacy  Marriage  the Family  and Its Meaning Author Frank D. Cox
ISBN-10 9781285633046
Release 2013-02-08
Pages 624
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Offering a positive view of the family, Cox's HUMAN INTIMACY: MARRIAGE, THE FAMILY, AND ITS MEANING, Eleventh Edition discusses the characteristics of successful intimate relationships, and teaches the decision-making skills that lead to strong marriages and families. You'll find coverage of such topics as diversity within the American family (including rural and military families), gay marriage, singles, cohabitation, gender roles, theories of love, date rape and courtship violence, and parenting and life stages. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



A Child s World Infancy through Adolescence

A Child s World  Infancy through Adolescence Author Diane Papalia
ISBN-10 9780077498276
Release 2013-08-01
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This fully-revised thirteenth edition continues to provide the extensive cross-cultural and multicultural coverage, the innovative pedagogical learning system, and the balance between research and real-life applications that have made A Child's World a favorite of students and professors alike. In the warmly-written and engaging style that has become their hallmark, Diane Papalia and Ruth Feldman continue to provide a chronological view of child development. The new edition includes a new feature, Did You Know...?, introducing each chapter by highlighting interesting and enlightening findings mentioned in the chapter.



Intimate Relationships Marriages and Families

Intimate Relationships  Marriages  and Families Author Mary Kay DeGenova
ISBN-10 0767421663
Release 2002
Pages 589
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This affordable, paperback text is a comprehensive introduction to marriage and the family with the most current research base and an emphasis on family background and diversity.