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Family Careers : Rethinking the Developmental Perspective.

Author: Joan Aldous
Publisher: Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, 1996.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Family Careers makes use of the developmental approach to studying families in order to present a clear, up-to-date account of the changes in families from the time they are formed until they are dissolved. Particular emphasis is given to: the influence of social contexts on patterns of family interaction over time; and the family as a social context within which individual members develop. A coherent and manageable  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Aldous, Joan.
Family Careers : Rethinking the Developmental Perspective.
Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, ©1996
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Aldous
ISBN: 9781452247342 145224734X
OCLC Number: 869094613
Description: 1 online resource (317 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Preface; Part I --
The Family Careers Perspective; Chapter 1 --
Following Family Careers; Chapter 2 --
Family Time and Its Divisions; Chapter 3 --
The Family as a Social System; Chapter 4 --
The Making of Family Roles; Chapter 5 --
Developmental Tasks for Families and Individuals; Part II --
Couple Relations Over Time; Chapter 6 --
Couple Beginnings: The Establishment of Intimate Commitment; Chapter 7 --
Couple Relations and Parenthood; Chapter 8 --
Partner Relations During the Child-Rearing Years; Chapter 9 --
Alone Again: Couples When Children Grow up. Chapter 10 --
Elderly Couples and the End of the Family CareerPart III --
Parent-Child Relations Over Time; Chapter 11 --
First Acquaintance; Chapter 12 --
Child Rearing in School and Work Contexts; Chapter 13 --
A Time of Transitions: Families with Adolescents; Part IV --
Sibling Relations Over Time; Chapter 14 --
Sibling Relations from Givens to Choice; Chapter 15 --
A Summing-Up; References; Index; About the Author.
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