The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Family Studies

Editor: Shehan, Constance L.
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Wiley

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-47-065845-1
Category: Social Sciences - Sociology
Image Count: 6
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Family Studies presents a comprehensive, interdisciplinary collection of the key concepts, trends, and processes relating to the study of families and family patterns throughout the world.

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Table of Contents

  • Volume I: Family Studies A–C
  • Editors
  • Contributors
  • Lexicon
  • Timeline
  • Introduction
  • Acknowledgments
  • A
  • ABC‐X Model of Family Stress and Coping
  • Abortion, Laws, in the United States
  • Abortion, Rates, in the United States
  • Abortion, US Attitudes to
  • Abstinence Programs in the United States
  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Adjustment to Divorce (Children)
  • Adjustment to Divorce (Spouses)
  • Adolescence
  • Adoption, GLBT
  • Adoption, History
  • Adoption, Laws, in the United States
  • Affinal Relatives
  • Africa, Aging and Families in
  • Africa, Families in
  • African American Families
  • Age at First Marriage
  • Age, Period, and Cohort Effects
  • Aging of the World's Population
  • AIDS, Impact on Families (Africa)
  • Alimony Issues in the United States
  • Alternative Schools in the United States
  • Alzheimer's Disease and Families
  • Amish Families
  • Antipoverty Programs (US)
  • Arab American Families
  • Arranged Marriage
  • Asian American Families
  • Assisted Reproductive Technology
  • Assortative Mating
  • Attachment Styles
  • Attachment Theory
  • Australia, Families in
  • Authoritarian Parenting
  • Authoritative Parenting in the United States
  • B
  • Baby Boom
  • Baha'i Faith and Families
  • Bangladesh, Families in
  • Bicultural Families
  • Bigamy
  • Binuclear Families
  • Biosocial Perspectives on Families
  • Blended Families
  • Brazil, Families in
  • Breadwinner Role
  • Breastfeeding in the United States
  • Bride Capture
  • Bride Price
  • Bundling
  • C
  • Cambodia, Families in
  • Canada, Families in
  • Caregiving Experience
  • Caregiving, Child
  • Catholicism and Families
  • Celibacy
  • Cenogamy
  • Censuses of Population
  • Child Abduction in the United States
  • Child Abuse in the United States
  • Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal
  • Child Brides
  • Child Care in the United States
  • Child Custody
  • Child Custody: US Historical and Legal Contexts
  • Child Development
  • Child Malnutrition (Chronic)
  • Child Maltreatment (Journal)
  • Child Mortality Rates
  • Child Neglect/Abandonment
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Child Support
  • Childbirth
  • Childhood Socialization
  • Childhood, History of
  • Childhood, Sociology of
  • Childhood: A Journal of Global Child Research
  • Childlessness, Involuntary
  • Childlessness, Voluntary
  • Children in Families
  • Children's Literature and Family Diversity
  • Children's Rights
  • Christianity and Families
  • Chronic Illness and Families
  • Circumplex Model of Marital and Family Systems
  • Civil Unions
  • Cognitive Development Theory
  • Cohabitation, Nonmarital
  • Cohesion, Marital
  • Collateral Family
  • Common‐Law Marriage
  • Communication, Dyadic/Marital
  • Communication, Family
  • Communities/Neighbors and Families in the United States
  • Community, Work & Family (Journal)
  • Commuter Marriages
  • Companionate Marriage
  • Complementary Needs Theory
  • Conception
  • Concerted Cultivation
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Conflict Tactics Scale
  • Conflict Theory
  • Consanguinity
  • Contraception in the United States
  • Convenience Marriage in the United States
  • Co‐Parenting
  • Coping Strategies
  • Co‐Provider Marriages
  • Co‐Sleeping
  • Cost of Raising Children
  • Council on Contemporary Families
  • Coupledom
  • Couples' Counseling
  • Courtship
  • Covenant Marriage
  • Crime and Families
  • Croatia, Families in
  • Cross‐Cousin Marriage
  • Cross‐Cultural Families
  • Cuba, Families in
  • Cult of Domesticity
  • Custody Disputes
  • Volume II: Family Studies D–H
  • D
  • Date and Acquaintance Rape
  • Dating
  • Day Care
  • Death and Families
  • Decision‐Making in Families
  • Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA)
  • Definition of Family
  • Deinstitutionalization of Marriage
  • Delayed Childbearing
  • Demographic Transition
  • Denmark, Families in
  • Descent Rules
  • Disabilities and Families
  • Divorce Divide in the United States
  • Divorce Law
  • Divorce Mediation in the United States
  • Divorce Rates, Measurement of
  • Divorce Revolution
  • Divorce Statistics
  • Domestic Partnerships in the United States
  • Donaldson Adoption Institute
  • Donors and Donor Siblings
  • Dual‐Earner Couples in the United States
  • E
  • Early Childhood
  • Eastern Asia, Families in
  • Eastern European Immigrants
  • Ecological Approach
  • Economic Distress in the United States
  • Egypt, Families in
  • Elder Abuse in the United States
  • Elder Care in the United States
  • Elopement
  • Emerging Adulthood
  • Emerging Adulthood (Journal)
  • Emotional Labor
  • Empty Nest
  • Endogamy in the United States
  • Engagement
  • Equity Theory
  • Ethnically and Racially Mixed Families in the United States
  • Ethnicity and Family Life in the United States
  • Europe, Families in
  • Evangelical Marriages
  • Exchange Theory
  • Exogamy
  • Extended Family
  • F
  • Familicide
  • Families in Later Life
  • Families in Middle Life
  • Familism
  • Family as a Social Institution
  • Family Boundaries
  • Family Cohesion
  • Family & Community Health (Journal)
  • Family Counseling
  • Family Crisis in the United States
  • Family Decline Theory
  • Family Demographic Patterns
  • Family Development Theory
  • Family Estrangement
  • Family Finances
  • Family Law in the United States
  • Family Lineage
  • Family of Orientation
  • Family of Procreation
  • Family Policies
  • Family Process (Journal)
  • Family Relations (Journal)
  • Family Resilience
  • Family Science
  • Family Size
  • Family Stability
  • Family Structure
  • Family Systems Theory
  • Family Values in Global Perspective
  • Family Violence
  • Father Role, History of
  • Fathering Styles in the United States
  • Fathers as Caregivers
  • Fecundity
  • Female Circumcision
  • Female Infanticide
  • Female‐Headed Households in the United States
  • Feminist Perspectives on Families
  • Feminization of Love
  • Feminization of Poverty
  • Fertility Rates
  • Fictive Kin
  • Filial Responsibility
  • Filicide
  • Filter Theory
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Food Security
  • Foster Care
  • Frequency of Sexual Relations in Marriage
  • Friends with Benefits
  • G
  • Gambia, Families in
  • Gay Men as Parents
  • Gay Men's Relationships in the United States
  • Gender
  • Gender & Society (Journal)
  • Gender and Aging
  • Gender and Communication
  • Gender and Health
  • Gender and Household Labor
  • Gender and Muslim Families
  • Gender and Sexuality
  • Gender Identity
  • Gender Roles
  • Gender Socialization
  • Gender Stratification
  • Gender Wage Gap
  • Generation X
  • Generational Bridge
  • Genocide and Families
  • Germany, Families in
  • Ghana, Families in
  • Global Gender Gap Report
  • Globalization and Families
  • Grandparent–Grandchild Relationships
  • Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
  • Greatest Generation
  • Grief
  • Guardianship in the United States
  • Guest Worker Families in Europe
  • H
  • Health and Families
  • Health Disparities in Families in the United States
  • Helicopter Parents
  • Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
  • Heterogamy, Race
  • Heterogamy, Religious
  • Heterosexism
  • Higher Education
  • Hinduism and Families
  • HIV and Families
  • Homelessness in the United States
  • Homeschooling in the United States
  • Homogamy
  • Hong Kong, Families in
  • Honor Killings
  • Hooking Up in the United States
  • Household Labor
  • Hypergamy
  • Hypogamy
  • Volume III: Family Studies I–P
  • I
  • Iceland, Families in
  • Immigrant Families in the United States
  • Immigration in the United States
  • Incarceration and Families in the United States
  • Incest
  • India, Families in
  • Industrialization and Family Change
  • Infant Mortality Rates
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity in the United States
  • Instrumental Activities of Daily Living
  • Intercountry Adoption to the United States
  • Intergenerational Households
  • Intergenerational Relationships
  • Intermarriage in the United States
  • International Journal of Aging and Human Development
  • International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family
  • International Violence against Women Act
  • International Year of the Family
  • Internet Dating
  • Interracial Adoption
  • Interracial Marriage
  • Intersexed Individuals
  • Intimacy
  • Intimate Partner Violence
  • Intimate Partner Violence Fatalities in the United States
  • Intimate Partner Violence, US Criminal Justice Response to
  • Iran, Families in
  • Ireland, Families in
  • Islam and Families
  • Israel, Families in
  • Italy, Families in
  • J
  • Japan, Families in
  • Joint Family Structure
  • Journal of Aging and Health
  • Journal of Aging Studies
  • Journal of Child and Family Studies
  • Journal of Comparative Family Studies
  • Journal of Family Communication
  • Journal of Family Issues
  • Journal of Family Nursing
  • Journal of Family Psychology
  • Journal of Family Social Work
  • Journal of Family Studies
  • Journal of Family Theory & Review
  • Journal of GLBT Family Studies
  • Journal of Marital and Family Therapy
  • Journal of Marriage and Family
  • Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health
  • Journal of Social and Personal Relationships
  • Judaism and Families
  • Jumping the Broom
  • K
  • Kinsey Reports on Human Sexuality
  • Kinship
  • L
  • Latino Families in the United States
  • Lee's Styles of Loving
  • Lesbian Parents
  • Lesbian Relationships
  • Liberia, Families in
  • Life Course Perspective
  • Life Expectancy
  • Life Span Developmental Psychology
  • Living Alone Together
  • Long‐Distance Relationships
  • Love
  • M
  • Mail Order Brides
  • Malaysia, Families in
  • Marital Adjustment
  • Marital Conflict
  • Marital Power
  • Marital Quality
  • Marital Rape
  • Marital Satisfaction
  • Marital Stability
  • Marital Success
  • Marriage and Relationship Education in the United States
  • Marriage Counseling in the United States
  • Marriage Equality in the United States
  • Marriage & Family Review (Journal)
  • Marriage Laws in the United States
  • Marriage Market
  • Marriage Movement
  • Marriage Promotion Policy
  • Marriage Rates
  • Marx and Engels on the Family
  • Mate Selection
  • Maternal Employment
  • Maternal Instinct
  • Maternal Mortality
  • Maternity Leave
  • Mating Gradient
  • Media Representations of Family in the United States
  • Media Representations of Sexuality
  • Menarche
  • Menopause
  • Men's Roles in Families
  • Mexican American Families
  • Mexico, Families in
  • Middle Childhood
  • Midwifery
  • Migrant Worker Families
  • Migration and Families
  • Millennials
  • Miscegenation
  • Mobility, Residential
  • Mobility, Social
  • Modernization and Families
  • Moldova, Families in
  • Mongolia, Families in
  • Monogamy
  • Mormon Families
  • Motherhood Mystique
  • Motherhood Penalty in the United States
  • Mothering Styles
  • Mothering, Intensive, in the United States
  • Multipartnered Fertility
  • N
  • National Center for Family & Marriage Research
  • National Council on Family Relations (NCFR)
  • Native American Families
  • Nepal, Families in
  • Nigeria, Families in
  • Noncustodial Parents
  • Nonmarital Births in the United States
  • Nuclear Families
  • O
  • One‐Child Policy
  • Only Children
  • Open Marriage
  • Orphans
  • Othermothers
  • P
  • Parental Discipline
  • Parental Employment in the United States
  • Parental Leave
  • Parental Roles
  • Parent–Child Alienation
  • Parenting Styles
  • Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
  • Paternity Leave
  • Permissive Parents
  • Pew Research Center
  • Philippines, Families in
  • Place of Residence Rules
  • Poland, Families in
  • Polyamory
  • Polyandry
  • Polygamy in Africa
  • Polygyny
  • Pool of Eligibles
  • Population Pyramid
  • Portugal, Families in
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Poverty in the United States
  • Pregnancy
  • Premarital Dating Relationships in Iran
  • Primogeniture
  • Principle of Least Interest
  • Propinquity
  • Puberty
  • Volume IV: Family Studies Q–Z
  • Q
  • Queer Families
  • R
  • Race and Family Life
  • Race and Sexuality
  • Racial Socialization in the United States
  • Racism and Families in the United States
  • Rape
  • Refugee Families
  • Religion and Gender
  • Remarriage
  • Remarriage: Starting Over
  • Reproduction
  • Reproductive Rights
  • Research on Aging (Journal)
  • Retreat from Marriage
  • Role Ambiguity
  • Role Conflict, Role Overload, and Role Strain
  • Role‐Sequencing
  • Romantic Love
  • Russia, Families in
  • S
  • Same‐Sex Marriage in the United States
  • Sati
  • Schools and Families
  • Second Shift
  • Second‐Parent Adoption in the United States
  • Self‐Disclosure
  • Separation, Marital
  • Serial Monogamy
  • Sex Education in the United States
  • Sex Ratio
  • Sex Trafficking
  • Sexual Aggression
  • Sexual Coercion
  • Sexual Identity
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Sexual Scripts
  • Sexuality
  • Sexuality in Iran
  • Sexually Bounded Primary Relationships (SBPRs)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Sharia Law
  • Shift Work in the United States
  • Sibling Relationships
  • Sibling Violence
  • Singapore, Families in
  • Single Fathers
  • Single Mothers by Choice in Spain and the United States
  • Single Parenthood
  • Singlehood
  • Social Class and Childrearing
  • Social Construction
  • Social Fathers
  • South Africa, Families in
  • South Korea, Families in
  • Spain, Families in
  • Sport, Leisure, and Family Life
  • Standard North American Family
  • Stay‐at‐Home Fathers
  • Stay‐at‐Home Mothers
  • Stepfamilies
  • Stepgrandparenting
  • Stepparenting
  • Sternberg's Triangular Theory of Love
  • Street Children
  • Structural Functional Theory
  • Substance Abuse, Families, and Social Workers in the United States
  • Suicide and Divorce
  • Surrogacy
  • Symbolic Interaction Theory
  • T
  • Taiwan, Families in
  • Teen Dating Violence in the United States
  • Teen Motherhood
  • Teen Parenting in the United States
  • Teen Pregnancy
  • Teen Sexuality
  • Tender Years Doctrine
  • Thailand, Families in
  • Theories of Aging
  • Time Use
  • Timor‐Leste, Families in
  • Trailing Partners
  • Transgender
  • Transition to Adulthood
  • Transition to Parenthood and Relationship Satisfaction
  • Transnational Families
  • Transnational Motherhood
  • Turkey, Families in
  • Two‐Person Career
  • U
  • Unemployment and Families
  • UNICEF
  • United Nations Perspectives on Families
  • United States, Families in
  • United States, Military Families in
  • Unpaid Family Workers
  • V
  • Veneration of the Dead among the Igbo
  • Vietnam, Families in
  • Violence against Women Act
  • Violence against Women: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal
  • Virginity
  • W
  • War and Families
  • Wedding Industry
  • Wedding Rituals
  • Wheel Theory of Love
  • Widowhood
  • Wife Capture
  • Williams Institute
  • Women, Gender, and Families of Color (Journal)
  • Women's Roles in Families
  • Work and Families in the United States
  • Work–Family Policies in the United States
  • Working‐Class Families in the United States
  • Y
  • Youth
  • Youth & Society (Journal)
  • Z
  • Zimbabwe, Families in