Family Relationships

Points & Counterpoints: Controversial Relationship and Family Issues in the 21st Century: An Anthology

Points & Counterpoints: Controversial Relation...

Edited by noted family scholars Marilyn Coleman and Lawrence Ganong, this collection of contemporary, controversial articles is designed to develop students’ critical thinking skills and to stimulate dialogue and discussion about important issues in marriage, families, and close relationships. Editors Coleman and Ganong have selected articles that are consistently engaging, lively, and thought-provoking. These include a...
The Adolescent in Family Therapy, Second Edition: Harnessing the Power of Relationships (The Guilford Family Therapy Series)

The Adolescent in Family Therapy, Second Edition: ...

Rich with clinical wisdom, this successful text and practitioner guide offers a comprehensive framework for treating adolescent problems in the family context. Even as teenagers become increasingly independent, Joseph Micucci shows, they still need parental guidance and nurturance. By strengthening family relationships, clinicians can alleviate symptoms and promote behavioral change. Vivid examples and session transcripts...
Choices in Relationships: An Introduction to Marriage and the Family

Choices in Relationships: An Introduction to Marri...

This “choices” theme based marriage and family book supports the goals of most professors by applying research and theory to readers’ lives, and by encouraging lively classroom discussion. How? Through its interactive pedagogy (e.g. self assessments), currency of data, engaging writing style, and focus on social policy issues within the context of each chapter. The authors show users how positive outcomes in...
Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Family and Personal Relationships

Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Family and Persona...

TAKING SIDES: FAMILY AND PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS, 8/e presents current controversial issues in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. Each issue is thoughtfully framed with an issue summary, an issue introduction, and a postscript. An instructors manual with testing material is available for each volume. USING TAKING SIDES IN THE CLASSROOM is also an excellent...
The World’s Easiest Guide to Family Relationships (World’s Easiest Guides)

The World’s Easiest Guide to Family Relation...

Family relationships are the most complicated most important relationships in a person’s life. Gary Chapman, the best-selling author of The Five Love Languages, offers this handy, yet comprehensive guide to creating and maintaining healthy relationships with your spouse and children. After explaining the basics of communicating and receiving love via the five love languages, Chapman collects treasured insights from his...
Marriages, Families, and Intimate Relationships: A Practical Introduction (2nd Edition)

Marriages, Families, and Intimate Relationships: A...

This book provides timely, practical, and high-interest information about marriages, families, and intimate relationships, in an engaging format that is easy-to-use and learn from. Feature such as Popular Culture and the Media, Practical Action, and Numbers that Matter help grab and keep readers attention. The new edition has been updated to include coverage of important issues, topics, and research from the past few...
Communication in Family Relationships

Communication in Family Relationships...

Arguing that modes of family functioning always include communication as a central enabling process, this text explores the theoretically-based research on family communication across the social sciences. KEY TOPICS: It presents important theoretical and research approaches to family communication – systems, social exchange, behaviorism, and symbolic interactionism. For counselors, social workers,...
Pornified: How Pornography Is Damaging Our Lives, Our Relationships, and Our Families

Pornified: How Pornography Is Damaging Our Lives, ...

Strips porn of its culture-war claptrap . . . Pornified may stand as a Kinsey Report for our time.San Francisco ChroniclePorn in America is everywherenot just in cybersex and Playboy but in popular video games, advice columns, and reality television shows, and on the bestseller lists. Even more striking, as porn has become affordable, accessible, and anonymous, it has become increasingly acceptableand a big part of the...
Cengage Advantage Books: Choices in Relationships: An Introduction to Marriage and the Family

Cengage Advantage Books: Choices in Relationships:...

This “choices” theme based marriage and family book supports the goals of most professors by applying research and theory to readers’ lives, and by encouraging lively classroom discussion. How? Through its interactive pedagogy (e.g. self assessments), currency of data, engaging writing style, and focus on social policy issues within the context of each chapter. The authors show users how positive outcomes in...
Black Intimacies: A Gender Perspective on Families and Relationships (Gender Lens Series)

Black Intimacies: A Gender Perspective on Families...

In Black Intimacies: A Gender Perspective on Families and Relationships, Shirley A. Hill applies a gender lens to the multiple systems of oppression that have shaped the lives of African American women and men. This book will be useful to students and instructors of African American Studies, Gender Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, Marriage and Family, and Social...