Human Intimacy: Marriage, the Family and Its Meaning

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9780314303936: Human Intimacy: Marriage, the Family and Its Meaning

This text is traditional and interdisciplinary. It is a blend of applications, theory and research. It is pro-family and defines the family in a traditional, fairly conservative way. It takes an optimistic, positive view of families in the U.S. and looks at characteristics that lead to successful marriages and families. The book emphasizes what is common to all families, rather than dwelling on what is different. Students find the text highly readable, accessible, and engaging. Many interesting vignettes and examples are included as well as solid statistics and research.

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Frank Cox holds a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and has taught marriage and family courses at Santa Barbara City College since 1962. He is also author of THE AIDS BOOKLET (McGraw Hill)), YOUTH, MARRIAGE AND THE SEDUCTIVE SOCIETY (William C. Brown), AMERICAN MARRIAGE: A CHANGING SCENE (William C. Brown), and other books on marriage and relationships.

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"Accessible writing style, good introspective questions, and good problem solving techniques (are) presented in each chapter."

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Frank D. Cox
Published by West Pub. Co (1987)
ISBN 10: 0314303936 ISBN 13: 9780314303936
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Book Description West Pub. Co, 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0314303936

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