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Marriage & The Family Courses

Welcome to our Marriage & The Family publishing program.
Take a look inside at teaching and learning tools that:

  • Reflect our high scholarly standards
  • Speak effectively to today's college students
  • Represent the most current pedagogical trends

 

Featured Titles

Intimate Relationships, Marriages, and Families

Intimate Relationships, Marriages, and Families

Ninth Edition

Nancy Stinnett, Nick Stinnett, Mary Kay DeGenova...

 
Exploring Family Theories

Exploring Family Theories

Third Edition

Suzanne R. Smith and Raeann R. Hamon

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Exploring Family Theories

Fourth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$64.95

Suzanne R. Smith and Raeann R. Hamon

9780190297268
Paperback
October 2016

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

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Intimate Violence and Abuse in Families

Fourth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$52.00

Richard J. Gelles

9780195381733
Paperback
October 2016

Updates a best-selling core text in the field of intimate violence and child maltreatment.

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Intimate Relationships, Marriages, and Families

Ninth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$99.95

Nancy Stinnett, Nick Stinnett, Mary Kay DeGenova...

9780190278571
Paperback
July 2016

An accessible, comprehensive introduction to marriage and family with a focus on strengthening families and effective coping strategies

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Children and Society: The Sociology of Children and Childhood Socialization

Retail Price to Students:

$89.95

Gerald Handel, Spencer Cahill, and Frederick Elkin

9780195330786
Paperback
August 2006

A comprehensive sociological portrayal of children and childhood from birth to the beginning of adolescence.

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Couples, Kids, and Family Life

Retail Price to Students:

$62.95

Jaber F. Gubrium and James A. Holstein

9780195177909
Paperback
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

Retail Price to Students:

$114.95

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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Just Marriage

Retail Price to Students:

$36.95

Mary Lyndon Shanley

9780195176261
Paperback
September 2004

Debates the public importance of private unions.

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

Retail Price to Students:

$65.95

Marilyn Coleman and Lawrence Ganong

9780195330144
Paperback
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

Retail Price to Students:

$98.95

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

9780195329896
Paperback
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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