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Diversity and change in families : patterns, prospects, and policies

Author: Mark R Rank; Edward L Kain
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©1995.
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A collection of readings exploring variations in families, family relationships across the life course, and family problems and problem-solving strategies. Most readings are drawn from sociology, but  Read more...

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Diversity and change in families.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©1995
(OCoLC)891870650
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark R Rank; Edward L Kain
ISBN: 0132196689 9780132196680
OCLC Number: 30735846
Description: xiv, 486 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The theoretical importance of the family / William J. Goode --
The emergence of the modern American family / Carl N. Degler --
Death and the family / Peter Uhlenberg --
Prophets of doom / Edward L. Kain --
The family / Mahmood Mamdani --
Marriage in the People's Republic of China : analysis of a new law / John W. Engel --
The Amish family / John A. Hostetler --
African-Americans in the 1990s / William P. O'Hare, et al. --
Hispanic families in the United States : research perspectives / Catherine Street Chilman --
Day-to-day living / Mark Robert Rank --
Shattered dreams / Lillian B. Rubin --
Wife / Susan A. Ostrander --
New realities of the American family / Dennis A. Ahlburg and Carol J. de Vita --
Exiles from kinship / Kath Weston --
Dating / Martin King Whyte --
Beginning sex in the close relationship / Susan Sprecher and Kathleen McKinney --
Mate selection : finding and meeting partners / Mary Ann Schwartz and BarBara Marliene Scott --
The good-provider role : its rise and fall / Jessie Bernard --
A speed-up in the family / Arlie Hochschild with Anne Machung --
What does family mean? / Norval D. Glenn --
Marriages that last / Francine Klagsbrun --
The his and hers transition / Jay Belsky and John Kelly --
Growing up takes time / Penelope Leach --
Marital dissolution and remarriage / Andrew J. Cherlin --
Downward mobility / Terry Arendell --
Families and aging : diversity and heterogeneity / Vern Bengtson, Carolyn Rosenthal, and Linda Burton --
The family : problems and solutions / Bert N. Adams --
Profiling violent families / Richard J. Gelles and Murray A. Straus --
Sexual pluralism : ending America's sexual crisis / Ira L. Reiss --
Vanishing dreams of America's young families / Marian Wright Edelman --
Toward the 21st century : family change and public policy / Steven K. Wisensale --
Process of family therapy : political/administrative aspects and stages of therapy / Carl A. Whitaker and William M. Burnberry --
A father's rage / Salvador Minuchin and Michael P. Nichols --
Starting right : what we owe to children under three / Sheila B. Kamerman --
Family decline in the Swedish welfare state / David Popenoe --
The changing structure of American families : the bigger family planning issue / David T. Ellwood.
Responsibility: Mark Robert Rank and Edward L. Kain, editors.

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