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Marriages and Families: Intimacy, Diversity, and Strengths

Marriages and Families: Intimacy, Diversity, and Strengths

8th Edition
By David Olson and John DeFrain and Linda Skogrand
ISBN10: 007802692X
ISBN13: 9780078026928
Copyright: 2014
09780078026928

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Olson/DeFrain/Skogrand Marriages and Families 8e Table of Contents

Part 1 The Social Context of Intimate Relationships

Chapter 1 Perspectives on Intimate Relationships

Chapter 2 Cultural Diversity and Diversity in Family Structure: Family Strengths and Challenges

Chapter 3 Understanding Marriage and Family Dynamics

Part 2 Dynamics of Intimate Relationships

Chapter 4 Communication and Intimacy

Chapter 5 Conflict and Conflict Resolution

Chapter 6 Sexual Intimacy

Chapter 7 Gender Roles and Power in the Family

Chapter 8 Managing Economic Resources

Part 3 Stages of Intimate Relationships

Chapter 9 Friendship, Intimacy, and Singlehood

Chapter 10 Dating, Mate Selection, and Living Together

Chapter 11 Marriage: Building a Strong Foundation

Chapter 12 Parenthood: Joys and Challenges

Chapter 13 Midlife and Older Couples

Part 4 Challenges and Opportunities

Chapter 14 Stress, Abuse, and Family Problems

Chapter 15 Divorce, Single-Parent Families, and Stepfamilies

Chapter 16 Strengthening Marriages and Families Worldwide

Appendix A Couple and Family Scales

Appendix B Family Science and Family Research Methods

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References

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Name Index

Subject Index