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Communication in Family Relationships

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Arguing that modes of family functioning always include communication as a central enabling process, this text explores the theoretically-based research on family communication across the social sciences. KEY TOPICS: It presents important theoretical and research approaches to family communication - systems, social exchange, behaviorism, and symbolic interactionism. For counselors, social workers, and sociologists.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-335) and indexes.

Table of Contents

I. Centrality of Communication in the Family

1. Defining the Family and Communication

2. Models of Family Functioning

II. Theory and Methods in the Study of the Family

3. Theoretical Perspectives on the Family

4. Research Methods in Family Communication

III. Basic Family Processes

5. Affection and Intimacy

6. Conflict

7. Power and Control

8. Decision-Making

IV. Communication in Family Subsystems

9. Communication and Marital Satisfaction

10. Communication in Different Types of Marriages

11. Communication Between Siblings

V. Communication in Different Types of Families

13. Communication in Nontraditional Family Forms

14. Communication in Troubled Families

15. Communication in the Later Years

VI. Seeking Help

16. Strengthening and Repairing the Family

Product Details

ISBN:
9780133017489
Other:
Noller, Patricia
Author:
Fitzpatrick, Maryann
Author:
Fitzpatrick, Mary Anne
Author:
Noller, Patricia
Publisher:
Pearson
Location:
Englewood Cliffs, NJ :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Communication
Subject:
Family Relationships
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Language arts
Subject:
Interpersonal communication
Subject:
Communication in the family
Subject:
Self-Help : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
#4
Publication Date:
December 1992
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
355
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1 in 572 gr

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