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Published: 15 July 2016

576 Pages | 175

8 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780190278571

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Intimate Relationships, Marriages, and Families

Ninth Edition

Nancy Stinnett, Nick Stinnett, Mary Kay DeGenova, and F. Philip Rice

Now fully revised and published by Oxford University Press, Intimate Relationships, Marriages, and Families, Ninth Edition, is an accessible, comprehensive introduction to marriage and family with a focus on strengthening families and effective coping strategies. This text combines the most current research with an emphasis on family background and diversity. Each chapter concludes with a section on public policy and critical-thinking questions.

New to this Edition:

  • Revised and updated material, including current research and statistics and newly emerging topics
  • Integrated coverage of cultural diversity throughout the text
  • Updated and expanded information on ethnic and cultural diversity in families, coping with depression, and the relationship between family life and economics
  • A significantly expanded treatment of financial management, with practical suggestions and insights in Chapter 8

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