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Sociology of the Family

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Families in Context

Families in Context: An Introduction

Marilyn Ihinger-Tallman and Teresa M. Cooney

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Exploring Family Theories

Third Edition

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$57.95

Suzanne R. Smith and Raeann R. Hamon

9780199860012
Paperback
February 2012

Makes family theory accessible and memorable for students by tying each theory to real-world research and applications

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Couples, Kids, and Family Life

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$39.95

Jaber F. Gubrium and James A. Holstein

9780195177909
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October 2005

Offers a distinctive view of what the social worlds of family life might look like from the standpoint of "insiders"--family members.

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Families in Context: An Introduction

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$82.95

Marilyn Ihinger-Tallman and Teresa M. Cooney

9780195330250
Paperback
December 2004

This comprehensive but concise text introduces foundational ideas and concepts about families and applies them to issues and events relevant to today's college student population.

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

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$49.95

Marilyn Coleman and Lawrence Ganong

9780195330144
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August 2002

Includes a wide range of both academic and popular essays examining numerous subjects not addressed in most marriage and family texts--such as interracial dating and marriage, age at the time of marriage, men and women as friends, licensing parents, the Internet as an aid in developing relationships, and New Social Darwinism.

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Families Across Time: A Life Course Perspective: Readings

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$72.95

Sharon J. Price, Patrick C. McKenry, and Megan J. Murphy

9780195329896
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April 2000

Using a consistent theoretical orientation, this volume of seventeen original essays explores the "life course" approach to family life--including parent-child, spousal, and sibling relationships.

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