Soft Bound Version for Public and Private Families: An Introduction 8 9781260110531 Public and Private Families: An Introduction, discusses the family in two senses: the private family, in which we live most of our personal lives, and the public family, in which we, as adults, deal with broader societal issues. The eighth edition of this program examines the history of families around the world while simultaneously introducing the most relevant topics in society such as same sex marriage, self-identification, and the globalization and modernization of families today. The Connect course for this offering includes SmartBook, an adaptive reading and study experience which guides students to master, recall, and apply key concepts while providing automatically-graded assessments. McGraw-Hill Connect® is a subscription-based learning service accessible online through your personal computer or tablet. Choose this option if your instructor will require Connect to be used in the course. Your subscription to Connect includes the following: • SmartBook® - an adaptive digital version of the course textbook that personalizes your reading experience based on how well you are learning the content. • Access to your instructor’s homework assignments, quizzes, syllabus, notes, reminders, and other important files for the course. • Progress dashboards that quickly show how you are performing on your assignments and tips for improvement. • The option to purchase (for a small fee) a print version of the book. This binder-ready, loose-leaf version includes free shipping. Complete system requirements to use Connect can be found here:
Soft Bound Version for Public and Private Families: An Introduction

Soft Bound Version for Public and Private Families: An Introduction

8th Edition
By Andrew Cherlin
ISBN10: 1260110532
ISBN13: 9781260110531
Copyright: 2017

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ISBN10: 1260110532 | ISBN13: 9781260110531



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Program Details

Part One Introduction, 1

1 Public and Private Families, 3

2 The History of the Family, 37

Part Two Gender, Class, and Race-Ethnicity, 77

3 Gender and Families, 79

4 Social Class and Families, 107

5 Race, Ethnicity, and Families, 135

Part Three Sexuality, Partnership, and Marriage, 173

6 Sexualities, 175

7 Cohabitation and Marriage, 207

8 Work and Families, 247

Part Four Links across the Generations, 269

9 Children and Parents, 271

10 Older People and Their Families, 307

Part Five Conflict, Disruption, and Reconstitution, 339

11 Domestic Violence, 341

12 Divorce, 375

13 Stepfamilies, 406

Part Six Family and Society, 431

14 The Family, the State, and Social Policy, 433