Illustrates dramatic transformations in the American family
Family in Transition, 17/e, creates a balanced view of the family from both current and historical points of view. The authors tap a range of research disciplines to create a broadly defined portrait of how great shifts in such areas as the national economy, life expectancy, and education are transforming the American family.
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Table of Contents
Part I The Changing Family
1. Families Past and Present
2. Public Debates and Private Lives
Part II Sex and Gender
3. Changing Gender Roles
4. Sexualtiy and Society
5. Courtship and Marriage
6. Divorce and Remarriage
Part III Parents and Children
8. Childhood and Youth
Part IV Families in Society
9. Work and Family Life
10. Family and the Economy
11. Dimensions of Diversity
12. Trouble in the Family
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