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Family conflict

Author: Heather E Canary; Daniel J Canary
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity Press, 2013.
Series: Key themes in family communication.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Family Conflict takes a life course approach as it provides an accessible discussion of family conflict issues, processes, and outcomes. Chapters draw on recent theory and research regarding sub-systems and stages in family life to give readers resource-rich overviews of conflict in contemporary families. After the initial chapter presents the landscape of family conflict theory and research, chapters focus on  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Heather E Canary; Daniel J Canary
ISBN: 9780745646619 0745646611 0745646603 9780745646602 9780745646619
OCLC Number: 826076136
Description: xiv, 200 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Tables and figures --
Preface --
1 Introduction to family conflict. The importance of family conflict - Defining family conflict - Theoretic perspectives on family conflict - A multilevel model of family conflict - Chapter previews --
2 Marital conflict. The nature of marital conflict - Marital conflict strategies and tactics - Individual outcomes of marital conflict - Relational outcomes of marital conflict - Cultural influences on marital conflict - Implications --
3 Interparental conflict, post-divorce, and stepfamilies. Interparental conflict - Post-divorce families - Stepfamilies - Cultural influences - Implications --
4 - Conflict between parents and children. Conflict between parents and young children - Conflict between parents and adolescents - Conflict between parents and adult children - Single-parent families and conflict - Cultural considerations - Implications --
5 Siblings in conflict - What makes sibling relationships unique - Sibling conflict and child development - Sibling conflict in childhood - Adolescent sibling conflict - Cultural influences on sibling conflict - Implications --
6 Conflict in the face of family challenges : work-family interface, health & disability, and family resilience - Work-family interface - Health, disability, and family conflict - Implications - Final thoughts on family conflict --
Appendix 1: discussion questions --
Appendix 2: family conflict at the movies --
References --
Index.
Series Title: Key themes in family communication.
Responsibility: Heather E. Canary and Daniel J. Canary.
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