HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Families With Futures: A Survey of Family…
Loading...

Families With Futures: A Survey of Family Studies for the Twenty-First…

by Meg Wilkes Karraker

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingConversations
4None1,664,912NoneNone
Recently added byLDCW

None.

None
Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

No reviews
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Book description
Haiku summary

Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 080585469X, Hardcover)

The new interdisciplinary textbook, Families With Futures, offers a fresh approach to the study of families in everyday life. Learners are presented with an opportunity to explore not only "what was" but "what could be" for today's families, through a positive prism--families as dynamic, evolving organisms, and the family members as creative and resilient.

Families With Futures provides several unique chapters including a strong theory and methods chapter that positions family studies as a scientific discipline, grounded in not only ethics but also concerns for social action. Families With Futures contains thoughtful chapters on resilience, time, wellness, sexual intimacy and an Epilogue that frames family studies as a professional career.

Each chapter opens with a concise introduction and a detailed table of contents and ends with a glossary and a set of provocative questions. Each chapter closes with references for cited works, and electronic, organizational, and print resources for the students who want to move deeper into the material. Finally, the full text of the National Council on Family Relations' Ethical Principles and Guidelines is included as an appendix. Another appendix includes a comprehensive Guide to Resources for Family Studies, prepared by an information management specialist in social science.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:17:38 -0400)

(see all 2 descriptions)

No library descriptions found.

Quick Links

Popular covers

Rating

Average: No ratings.

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 127,303,883 books! | Top bar: Always visible