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Pioneering Paths in the Study of Families : the Lives and Careers of Family Scholars.

Author: Gary W Peterson; Suzanne Steinmetz
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014.
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Meet the men and women whose groundbreaking work elevated the field of family studies! In Pioneering Paths in the Study of Families: The Lives and Careers of Family Scholars, you'll find 40 autobiographies written by leading scholars in sociology, family studies, psychology, and child development. Their fascinating stories demonstrate how their family experiences, educational opportunities, and occupational  Read more...
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Biography
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Peterson, Gary W.
Pioneering Paths in the Study of Families : The Lives and Careers of Family Scholars.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gary W Peterson; Suzanne Steinmetz
ISBN: 9781136411762 1136411763
OCLC Number: 875096673
Description: 1 online resource (925 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; PART I: CROSSING BOUNDARIES; Crossing Boundaries: An Introduction to the Lives of Family Scholars; A Hero's Journey: The Lifeway s of a Modern Day Asclepius; My Autobiography; In Search of Resiliency in Families: Vision Quest of a Native Hawaiian Family Scholar; Life as a Sociologist; My Biographical Self: A Brief Sketch; Exploring and Defining Early Social Ecologies and Their Impact: Mothers, Fathers, Families and Cultures; PART II: OVERCOMING OBSTACLES; Overcoming Obstacles-Challenges to Life and Scholarship. Now Take My Life-Please!By the Book: An Academic Memoir; Living the Literature: Keeping My Family in Family Sociology; Aspirations and Possibilities: Coming to Terms with Other People's Reality; Constructing a Life Course; Following a Non-Linear Career Path: Dietetics + Child Development + Special Education = Family Studies; PART III: ENVIRONMENTAL AND FAMILY INFLUENCES SHAPING FAMILY SCHOLARS; Environmental and Family Influences Shaping Family Scholars; An Autobiographical Sketch; How I Got This Way: Memoirs of a Liberal; The Autobiography of a Sex Researcher: Short Version. My Family and Me: A 20th Century SagaA Personal and Intellectual Journey; My Life Story: Reflections of an Early Family Scholar; Families, Social Change, and Individual Lives; Making the World Safe for Difference; PART IV: INTERSECTIONS: UNIQUE CAREER PATHS TO STUDYING FAMILIES; Intersections: Unique Career Paths to Studying Families; Toward Understanding Families as Groups; The Importance of Serendipity; Continuities and Diversities; Coming Full Circle: From Volunteer to Professional; The Social Construction of a Family Sociologist. Orchestrating Differences: The Making of a Family PsychologistReflections of a Psychologist Turned Relationship/ Family Scientist; Soft Ideas and Hard Methods: Family Sociologist or Social Psychologist?; The Admiral's Son with an Independent Spirit; Trying to Make Sense of Self: A Work in Progress; PART V: INDEPENDENT SPIRITS; Independent Spirits; Evelyn Duvall's Life; Migration into Middle Class: Social Capital at Work; How a Kid from the North Woods Got Lucky; Mountains, Mormonism, Marriage, and Family: Life and Career Reflections; The Way Things Were and Still Are. Observing Families: Their Contexts and ConsequencesAn Interest in Lost Persons; Threads in My Professional Career; Life Course Reflections; Everyday Life in Family Scholarship and Family Life: Sketches and Interpretations; Index.

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Meet the men and women whose groundbreaking work elevated the field of family studies! In Pioneering Paths in the Study of Families: The Lives and Careers of Family Scholars, you'll find 40 autobiographies written by leading scholars in sociology, family studies, psychology, and child development. Their fascinating stories demonstrate how their family experiences, educational opportunities, and occupational endeavors not only shaped the disciplines they chose but also shaped the theoretical perspectives they utilized and the topics they researched. From the editors:?These au.

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