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Title: Families and Change: Coping With Stressful ...
Publisher: Sage, Thousand Oaks, CA
Publication Date: 2005
Book Condition: Good
Edition: Third Edition.
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Proven successful and effective with students and practitioners through two editions, Families and Change: Coping With Stressful Events and Transitions, Third Edition presents the vast literature that has emerged in recent years, focusing on how families respond to various transitions and stressful life events. Readers will find this edition more applied, with additional examples and explicit intervention suggestions and strategies. The volume editors and contributing authors to this updated bestseller include highly respected scholars. Each scholar represents a particular area of expertise providing readers with an interdisciplinary approach to family studies.
About the Author:
Patrick C. McKenry, deceased, was Professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at the Ohio State University. His research focused on families and stress, with particular interest in family conflict and violence, postdivorce adjustment, variations in coping by gender and race, and the role of conflict and violence in the coparenting process after divorce. He published extensively in the marriage and family literature and coauthored or coedited with Sharon Price Divorce, Families Across Time: A Life Course Perspective, and all three editions of Families and Change: Coping with Stressful Events and Transitions. He was a member of the American Sociological Association and the National Council on Family Relations, where he has held several leadership positions. He was also the recipient of three Ohio State University awards for excellence in teaching and research. He received his Ph.D. at the University of Tennessee and was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Georgia.
Sharon J. Price is Professor Emerita and former Head of the Department of Child and Family Development at the University of Georgia. She has published extensively in professional journals and coauthored or coedited several books. She won several teaching awards including the Osborne Award, presented by the National Council on Family Relations, and the highest honor for teaching at the University of Georgia, the Josiah Meigs Award. She was active in several professional organizations, serving in many capacities, including President of the National Council on Family Relations, and is a Fellow in NCFR. She earned her PhD from Iowa State University.
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