This text combines a positive and practical approach to the study of marriage and family life. It is based on extensive and up-to-date research as reported in the journals and monographs. It shows how sociological theories apply to the various topics. Thus, it not only provides students with a basic understanding of marriage and family life, but also helps them apply this knowledge to enrich their lives and nurture their own intimate relationships.
About the Author
Robert Lauer received his B.S. and Ph.D. from Washington University, his B.D. from Southern Seminary, and his M.A. from Southern Illinois University. Representatives may reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jeanette C. Lauer is a Research Professor at Alliant International University. She received her Ph.D. in Social History from Washington University, St. Louis. She has published numerous journal articles and co-authored fifteen books. Most recently she co-authored Becoming Family: Building a Stepfamily that Really Works. She is a member of the National Council on Family Relations, and the Stepfamily Association of America.
Classic sociologic treatise on mariage, familly, and the quest for intimacy! Easy, enjoyable reading, but written by a social scientist and, therefore based on empirical studies not “Chopra-like” love peptalks. Discusses the legitamacy of common American beliefs on the basis of what social science reveals.
Used in the past as social science text for marriage and family-type sourses!
Product Details :
- Paperback: 480 pages
- Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages; 8 edition (June 7, 2011)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0078111625
- ISBN-13: 978-0078111624
- Product Dimensions: 9.8 x 7.9 x 0.7 inches