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Family Relations
Challenges for the Future

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© 1999 | 298 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Families today are changing in response to shifts in the broader environment: dual-career couples, single-parent families, racially mixed families, now represent the norm rather than the exception. A group of leading family researchers examine current social changes and their impact on family relationsips and family functioning. As an overview of the present state of and future directions for families, this book should be required reading for family researchers, practitioners and students.
Judy A Kimberly and Timothy H Brubaker
Challenges to the American Family
David H Olsen
Family Continuity and Change
A Family Life Cycle Perspective  
Joan Huber
Gender Role Change in Families
A Macrosociological View  
 
PART ONE: CHALLENGES TO THE FAMILY
Judith L Fischer and Donna L Sollie
The Transition to Marriage
Network Supports and Coping  
Douglas R Powell
Supporting Parent-Child Relationships in the Early Years
Lessons Learned and Yet to be Learned  
Patricia Voydanoff
Work and Family Relationships
Marilyn Coleman and Lawrence H Ganong
Families and Marital Disruption
Sally A Lloyd and Beth C Emery
Abuse in the Family
An Ecological, Life Cycle Perspective  
Hamilton I McCubbin, Marilyn A McCubbin and Anne I Thompson
Resiliency in Families
The Role of Family Schema and Appraisal in Family Adaptation to Crises  
 
PART TWO: FAMILY INTERVENTIONS
Charles B Hennon and Margaret Arcus
Life-Span Family Life Education
Anthony P Jurich and Candyce S Russell
Marital Therapy in the Twenty-First Century
Steven K Wisensale
State and Federal Initiatives in Family Policy
Lessons from the 80s, Proposals for the 90s  

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