Family in Transition eBook (17e) : 9780133809176

Family in Transition eBook (17e)

Skolnick√°,A et al
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Pearson Higher Ed USA
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About the book: Illustrates dramatic transformations in the American family.Family in Transition, 17th Edition, creates a balanced view of the family from both current and historical points of view. The authors tap a range of research disciplines to create a broadly defined portrait of how great shifts in such areas as the national economy, life expectancy, and education are transforming the American family.

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Table of contents
  • Part I The Changing Family
  • 1. Families Past and Present
  • 2. Public Debates and Private Lives
  • Part II Sex and Gender
  • 3. Changing Gender Roles
  • 4. Sexualtiy and Society
  • 5. Courtship and Marriage
  • 6. Divorce and Remarriage
  • Part III Parents and Children
  • 7. Parenthood
  • 8. Childhood and Youth
  • Part IV Families in Society
  • 9. Work and Family Life
  • 10. Family and the Economy
  • 11. Dimensions of Diversity
  • 12. Trouble in the Family
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