Family, Self, and Society: Toward a New Agenda for Family [book review]

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Mark Fine, Professor and Chair (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: Family, Self, and Society: Toward a New Agenda for Family Research. Philip A. Cowan, Dorothy Field, Donald A. Hansen, Arlene Skolnick, & Guy E. Swanson (Eds.). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. 1993. 502 pp. Hardcover ISBN 0-8058-0999-6. $89.95. This edited book represents the efforts of an interdisciplinary group of family scientists to consider the current state of family theory and research and to suggest future directions. The book contains four parts, which focus on conceptual models, research on children and nuclear families, research on older adults and their families, and the use of case studies, respectively. A concluding chapter by the editors describes issues that should be addressed in formulating a research agenda for the next decade.

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Journal of Marriage and the Family, 55(2), 516-517.
Language: English
Date: 1993
book reviews, marriage, family, family science, family theory, nuclear families, older adults, children

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