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Exploring Family Theories

Ingoldsby, Bron B.; Smith, Suzanne R.; Miller, J. Elizabeth

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ISBN 10: 1931719179 / ISBN 13: 9781931719179
Published by Roxbury Pub Co, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., 2004
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Very-good+, clean condition. NO remainder marks or clippings. Covers are bright and clean, shows light wear (NO tears). 273 pages. Tight spine, bright pages. NO tears inside book. 33 pages show highlighting/writing. Does NOT interfere with reading. Synopsis: Ingoldsby (Brigham Young U.), Smith (Washington State U. at Vancouver), and Miller (Northern Illinois U.) introduce nine major theories about human family dynamics that have been widely used and accepted in the social sciences over the past half century. Each chapter offers a brief history of the development of a theory, describe the basic assumptions underlying the theory, present the primary terms and concepts, and provide examples of the theory's application in research activities. Theories covered are functionalism, family development theory, exchange theory, symbolic interactionism, conflict theory, family stress theory, family systems theory, feminist family theory, and biosocial theory. Annotation 2004 Book News, Inc. Bookseller Inventory # 040397

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Title: Exploring Family Theories

Publisher: Roxbury Pub Co, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition:Very Good +

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Ingoldsby (Brigham Young U.), Smith (Washington State U. at Vancouver), and Miller (Northern Illinois U.) introduce nine major theories about human family dynamics that have been widely used and accepted in the social sciences over the past half century. Each chapter offers a brief history of the development of a theory, describe the basic assumptions underlying the theory, present the primary terms and concepts, and provide examples of the theory's application in research activities. Theories covered are functionalism, family development theory, exchange theory, symbolic interactionism, conflict theory, family stress theory, family systems theory, feminist family theory, and biosocial theory. Annotation 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Bron B. Ingoldsby is at Brigham Young University. Suzanne R. Smith is at Washington State University. J. Elizabeth Miller is at Northern Illinois University.

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