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Marriage and Family: Perspectives and Complexities

Catalog Record Details

Category:
Book

Title:
Marriage and Family: Perspectives and Complexities

Editor:
H. Elizabeth Peters
Claire M. Kamp Dush

Publisher:
New York: Columbia University Press

Publication Year:
2009

Subject:
Marriage -- United States
Family -- United States
Parenting -- United States

Call Number:
HQ 734 .M3872 2009

Chapters:
  • Historical and Cross-Cultural Perspective on Marriage. Arland Thornton. pp3-32.
  • Marriage and Family: The Evolutionary Ecological Context. Bobbi S. Low. pp33-56.
  • A Gender Lens on Marriage. Paula England. pp57-74.
  • Institutional, Companionate and Individualistic Marriage: A Social Psychological Perspective on Marital Change. Paul R. Amato. pp75-92.
  • Single Parenthood and Child Well-Being: Trends, Theories, and Evidence. Rachel Dunifon. pp93-114.
  • Cohabitation and Parenthood: Lessons from Focus Groups and In-Depth Interviews. Wendy D. Manning Pamela J. Smock Cara Bergstrom-Lynch. pp115-142.
  • An Examination of Child Well-Being in Stable Single-Parent and Married Families. Claire M. Kamp Dush. pp143-176.
  • Reconsidering the Association Between Stepfather Families and Adolescent Well-Being. Megan M. Sweeny Hongbo Wang Tami M. Videon. pp177-226.
  • Parenting by Gay Men and Lesbians: Beyond the Current Research. Gary J. Gates Adam P. Romero. pp227-246.
  • Supporting Healthy Marriage: Designing a Marriage Education Demonstration and Evaluation for Low-Income Married Couples. Virginia Knox David Fein. pp247-280.
  • Differentiating Among Types of Domestic Violence: Implications for Healthy Marriages. Michael P. Johnson. pp281-300.
  • The Growing Importance of Marriage in America. Steven L. Nock. pp301-324.
  • The Future of Marriage and the State: A Proposal. Tamara Metz. pp325-344.
  • Why Won't African Americans Get (and Stay) Married? Why Should They?. Shirley A. Hill. pp345-364.
  • Race, Immigration, and the Future of Marriage. Daniel T. Lichter Warren A. Brown. pp365-382.

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