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Gender, Families and Close Relationships
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 312

Gender, Families and Close Relationships

Feminist research is having an increasing impact on the study of families and close relationships. In this book, each contributor traces her or his experience of incorporating gender into a research programme informed by feminist ideas, methods and ethics. This personal statement is then used to reflexively examine the author's own work, as well as the work of others, on many of the central topics in the study of families and close relationships - love, caregiving, sexuality, friendship, ageing, work and violence.

The Stepfamily Puzzle
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 252

The Stepfamily Puzzle

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2014-02-04
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  • Publisher: Routledge

Do stepfamilies experience greater levels of stressors than first families? Do they also experience more negative manifestations of stress? Find the latest research on these questions and more in this groundbreaking exploration of the complex factors and dynamics that make up stepfamilies. The Stepfamily Puzzle fills a gap in research that has not kept pace with the rapid growth of interest in this subject. It sets some of the pieces of the stepfamily puzzle into an intergenerational framework that includes the roles of grandparents, parent-child interactions, the struggles to define boundaries and achieve marital intimacy, and the underlying effects of financial support on stepfamily well-b...

Coping with Life Crises
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 424

Coping with Life Crises

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2013-12-20
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  • Publisher: Springer

This book examines new developments in the area of human competence and coping behavior. It sets forth a conceptual framework that considers the interplay between environmental contexts and personal resources and their impact on how indi viduals cope with life transitions and crises. The selections cover the tasks confronted in varied life crises and describe the coping strategies employed in managing them. The material identifies the long-term effects of such life events as divorce and bereave ment as well as the way in which these stressors can promote personal growth and maturity. The book contains a broad selec tion of recent literature on coping and adaptation, integrative commentaries ...

Family Relations
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 298

Family Relations

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1993
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  • Publisher: SAGE

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.

Work and family
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 421

Work and family

`A gold mine of material on a topic of critical importance to society... a priceless resource for scholars and policy makers concerned about work/family relationships' - Professor Douglas T Hall, Sloan School of Management, MIT `Many new theoretical and empirical approaches to work and family are highlighted in this extremely timely collection. It... will certainly contribute to the increasing theoretical sophistication of this field.' -- Joseph Pleck, Professor of Psychology, Wheaton College This volume was first published as Volume 3 Number 4 (1988) of the Journal of Social Behavior and Personality.

Servicescapes
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 632

Servicescapes

The idea of the marketplace -- where buyers and sellers meet -- is rapidly changing. Today's marketplace, or "servicescape", can be a traditional store or a street vendor's cart; it can be a mall or a mail order catalog; it can be a phone, fax, modem, or even "cyberspace". This collection of 20 cutting-edge articles explores these various environments and shows how the buying environment influences the relationship between buyers and sellers. You'll review familiar servicescapes and also discover alternate placeways such as cyberculture.

Annual Conference Proceedings
  • Language: en

Annual Conference Proceedings

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1993
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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The family
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 457

The family

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1986-01-01
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  • Publisher: Harcourt

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Peterson's Graduate Programs in the Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 1511

Peterson's Graduate Programs in the Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1990
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  • Publisher: Unknown

Profiles more than 10,500 programs in areas such as geography, architecture, performing arts, philosophy, sociology, women's studies, economics, history, communications, and social work. Original.

Family Systems in America
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 512

Family Systems in America

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