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Choices in relationships : an introduction to marriage and the family

Author: David Knox; Caroline Schacht
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Thomson Wadsworth, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 9th edView all editions and formats
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Presents the information that you need to explore the tradeoffs that choices involve, view situations in a positive light, and to understand how even not making a choice is really a choice after all.  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Knox; Caroline Schacht
ISBN: 0495091855 9780495091851 049509952X 9780495099529
OCLC Number: 129808641
Notes: Includes link to companion website inside front cover.
Description: xxvi, 606 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: 1. Choices in Relationships: An Introduction. 2. Gender in Relationships. 3. Love in Relationships. 4. Being Single, Hanging Out, Hooking Up, and Living Together. 5. Sexuality in Relationships. 6. Same-Sex Couples and Families. 7. Mate Selection. 8. Marriage Relationships. 9. Communication in Relationships. 10. Planning Children and Contraception. 11. Parenting. 12. Balancing Work and Family Life. 13. Stress and Crisis in Relationships. 14. Violence and Abuse in Relationships. 15. Divorce. 16. Remarriage and Stepfamilies. 17. Aging in Marriage and Family Relationships. Epilogue The Future of Marriage and the Family. Special Topic 1 Money and Debt Management in Marriage. Special Topic 2 HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections. Special Topic 3 Sexual Anatomy and Physiology. Special Topic 4 Sexual Dysfunctions. Special Topic 5 Careers in Marriage and the Family. Special Topic 6 Resources and Organizations. Appendix A Individual Autobiography Outline. Appendix B Family Autobiography Outline. Appendix C Prenuptial Agreement. Appendix D Living Will. Appendix E Durable Power of Attorney.
Responsibility: David Knox, Caroline Schacht.

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