Journals Higher Education



Published: 20 August 2021

496 Pages

6 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197530528

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Exploring Family Theories

Fifth Edition

Suzanne R. Smith and Raeann R. Hamon


New to this Edition:

  • Includes new chapter on Attachment theory
  • New career application sections in each chapter explain how professionals in two different career contexts might use the theory to inform their work
  • Updated supplemental readings for each chapter include current scholarship on a range of topics
  • In addition to low-stakes self-assessment quizzes designed to help students test their comprehension, the enhanced e-book contains several short video clips created by authors of sample readings, explaining how a particular theory informed their research process
  • Updated Common Areas of Research and Application section highlight contemporary research that employs the theory of focus
  • Expanded and updated History sections
  • New application activities and guiding/reflecting questions for supplemental readings
  • Updated Instructor's Manual which includes numerous classroom activities and assignments as well as exam questions

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