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Sociology
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 686

Sociology

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1996-09-01
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  • Publisher: Unknown

This mainstream text gives a balanced and up-to-date presentation of all major theories and introductory sociology topics. The new edition features increased coverage of global issues, cultural diversity, the environment, critical thinking, applications, technology, current research, and mass media issues.

Marriages, Families, and Relationships: Making Choices in a Diverse Society
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 592

Marriages, Families, and Relationships: Making Choices in a Diverse Society

This best-selling text on marriages, families, and relationships combines a rigorous scholarly and applied approach with a theme especially relevant to today's dynamic global environment: making choices in a diverse society. The authors use an engaging narrative to create a highly readable text that offers insightful perspectives on the diversity of our modern society, including different ethnic traditions and family forms. The balanced presentation discusses a variety of theoretical perspectives (e.g., family ecology, structure-functional, interaction-constructionist, family systems, biosocial), emphasizing both social structure and the importance of individual agency, choice, and decision-making. Students are encouraged to question assumptions and reconcile conflicting ideas and values as they make informed choices in their own lives. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Marriages, Families, and Relationships: Making Choices in a Diverse Society
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 592

Marriages, Families, and Relationships: Making Choices in a Diverse Society

This best-selling text on marriages, families, and relationships combines a rigorous scholarly and applied approach with a theme especially relevant to today's dynamic global environment: making choices in a diverse society. The authors use an engaging narrative to create a highly readable text that offers insightful perspectives on the diversity of our modern society, including different ethnic traditions and family forms. The balanced presentation discusses a variety of theoretical perspectives (e.g., family ecology, structure-functional, interaction-constructionist, family systems, biosocial), emphasizing both social structure and the importance of individual agency, choice, and decision-making. Students are encouraged to question assumptions and reconcile conflicting ideas and values as they make informed choices in their own lives. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Marriages, Families, and Relationships
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 222

Marriages, Families, and Relationships

The perfect way to prepare for exams and get the grade you want! The study guide includes learning objectives, chapter summaries, key terms and theoretical principles, and extensive practice tests, including multiple choice, true/false, completion, short answer, and essay questions with a full answer key.

Family Ministry
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 376

Family Ministry

A practical resource for developing congregational stability, this updated book guides your church toward being capable of encouraging and sustaining healthy family life.

Marriages & Families
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 702

Marriages & Families

The number one seller in the market, this mainstream marriage and family text combines a balanced scholarly and applied approach with a unique theme, "making choices in a diverse society" The text achieves an excellent balance between the sociological and ecological or family systems theoretical perspectives, while including coverage of family dynamics and interpersonal relationships. Lamanna and Riedmann's coverage offers insightful perspectives on diversity, including different ethnic traditions and marriage and family alternatives.

Marriages & Families
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 643

Marriages & Families

This bestselling text on marriages, families, and relationships combines a rigorous scholarly and applied approach with a unique theme especially relevant to today's dynamic global environment: "Making choices in a diverse society." The text achieves an excellent balance between the sociological, or ecological and family systems theoretical perspectives, while including extensive coverage of family dynamics and interpersonal relationships. The authors use warmth, humor, and an engaging presentation to create a highly readable text that offers insightful perspectives on the diversity of our modern society, including different ethnic traditions and family forms.

Marriages and Families
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 565

Marriages and Families

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2015
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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Siblings
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 328

Siblings

Brothers and sisters are so much a part of our lives that we can overlook their importance. Even scholars of the family tend to forget siblings, focusing instead on marriage and parent-child relations. Based on a wealth of family papers, period images, and popular literature, this is the first book devoted to the broad history of sibling relations, spanning the long period of transition from early to modern America. Illuminating the evolution of the modern family system, Siblings shows how brothers and sisters have helped each other in the face of the dramatic political, economic, and cultural changes of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The book reveals that, in colonial America, sib...

Relationship Skills Exercises
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 72

Relationship Skills Exercises

This new supplement, full of assessments and questionnaires, will make students think more reflectively on important topics related to marriage, such as finances and intimacy. Assignments can be done in-class or at home, alone or with a partner.