Centred around the theme of enhancing intimacy, this text offers an overview of how relationships progress from dating, to marriage, to family and provides a balance of principles and personal applications to explore this social institution, including non-traditional and culturally diverse relationships. It provides coverage of sociological theories to various marriage and family issues and suggestions on how to engage in richer and more fulfilling relationships. In addition, this book illustrates how people in different cultures engage in marriage and family situations.
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Robert H. Lauer is currently Research Professor at Alliant International University in San Diego, California. He received his Ph.D. in Sociology from Washington University, St. Louis. He has taught at Washington University, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, and Alliant International University. He has authored or co-authored 22 books and numerous journal articles. He is listed in: American Men and Women of Science, Contemporary Authors, Who's Who in the Midwest, Who's Who in the West, International Authors and Writer's Who's Who, and Dictionary of International Biography. He has been selected numerous times as Outstanding Teacher by Sociology students. His special interests are marriage and family, social problems, and social psychology.
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