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Marriage and Family: The Quest for Intimacy https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/007802711X.jpeg 9 2019 9780078027116 This text combines a positive and practical approach to the study of marriage and family life. It is based on extensive and up-to-date research as reported in the journals and monographs. It shows how sociological theories apply to the various topics. Thus, it not only provides students with a basic understanding of marriage and family life, but also helps them apply this knowledge to enrich their lives and nurture their own intimate relationships.
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Marriage and Family: The Quest for Intimacy

Marriage and Family: The Quest for Intimacy, 9th Edition

ISBN10: 007802711X | ISBN13: 9780078027116
By Robert Lauer, Jeanette Lauer

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This text combines a positive and practical approach to the study of marriage and family life. It is based on extensive and up-to-date research as reported in the journals and monographs. It shows how sociological theories apply to the various topics. Thus, it not only provides students with a basic understanding of marriage and family life, but also helps them apply this knowledge to enrich their lives and nurture their own intimate relationships.

Marriage and Family: The Quest for Intimacy, 9e

Part 1 The Context of Intimacy

CHAPTER 1: Marriage and Family in America: Needs, Myths, and Dreams
CHAPTER 2: Diversity in Families
CHAPTER 3: Gender Roles: Foundation for Intimacy
CHAPTER 4: Sexuality

Part 2 Seeking Intimate Relationships

CHAPTER 5 Getting Involved
CHAPTER 6: Falling in Love
CHAPTER 7: Selecting a Life Partner

Part 3 Intimacy in Marriage and Family Life

CHAPTER 8: Getting Married
CHAPTER 9: The Challenge of Communication
CHAPTER 10 Power and Conflict in Marriage
CHAPTER 11 Work and Home
CHAPTER 12 Becoming a Parent

Part 4 Challenges to Intimacy

CHAPTER 13: Family Crises
CHAPTER 14: Separation and Divorce
CHAPTER 15: Remarriage and Stepfamilies

Part 5 The Lifelong Quest

CHAPTER 16: Intimacy in the Later Years


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About the Author

Robert Lauer

Robert Lauer received his B.S. and Ph.D. from Washington University, his B.D. from Southern Seminary, and his M.A. from Southern Illinois University. Representatives may reach him at rjlauer@aol.com.

Jeanette Lauer

Jeanette C. Lauer is a Research Professor at Alliant International University. She received her Ph.D. in Social History from Washington University, St. Louis. She has published numerous journal articles and co-authored fifteen books. Most recently she co-authored Becoming Family: Building a Stepfamily that Really Works. She is a member of the National Council on Family Relations, and the Stepfamily Association of America.

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