The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Couples and Family Relationships

Editors: Noller, Patricia and Karantzas, Gery C.
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $54.95
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $82.43
ISBN: 978-1-44-433450-0
Category: Social Sciences - Sociology
Image Count: 17
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Couples and Family Relationships presents original articles from leading experts that link research, policy, and practice together to reflect the most current knowledge of contemporary relationships.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Contributors
  • Introduction Patricia Noller; Gery C. Karantzas
  • Part I Trends in Couple and Family Relationships
  • 1 From Form to Function Ruth Weston; Lixia Qu; Alan Hayes
  • 2 Social Trends and their Impact on Couple and Family Relationships David de Vaus
  • 3 Changing American Families in the 21st Century Suzanne M. Bianchi; Sara B. Raley; Lynne M. Casper
  • Part II Families across the Lifespan
  • 4 The Role of the Family across the Lifespan Toni C. Antonucci; Kristin M. Wong; Sarah Trinh
  • 5 Parents and Adolescents Ross B. Wilkinson
  • 6 Family Caregiving Gery C. Karantzas
  • 7 Late-Life Transitions and Interventions Kathleen Piercy
  • Part III Communication and Conflict Processes in Couples and Families
  • 8 Conflict Avoidance in Families John P. Caughlin; Jennifer L. Hardesty; Ashley V. Middleton
  • 9 Conflict in Family Relationships Patricia Noller
  • 10 Demand–Withdraw Communication in Couples Kathleen A. Eldridge; Brian Baucom
  • Part IV Individual Differences Perspectives on Intimacy, Love, and Caregiving
  • 11 Adult Attachment and Sexuality Phillip R. Shaver; Mario Mikulincer
  • 12 Sexual Dysfunction in Intimate Heterosexual Relationships Denisa Goldhammer; Marita P. McCabe
  • 13 Regulating Incentives and Threats in Close Relationships Shelly L. Gable
  • 14 Attachment and Caregiving Melanie Canterberry; Omri Gillath
  • Part V Cognitive and Affective Processes in Couple Relationships
  • 15 Attachment Insecurities and Relationship Self-Regulation Zoë J. Hazelwood
  • 16 The Costs and Benefits of Trying to Change Intimate Partners Nickola C. Overall
  • 17 Through the Eyes of Love Garth J. O. Fletcher; Patrick S. G. Kerr
  • 18 Betrayal and Forgiveness in Couple Relationships Julie Fitness
  • Part VI Education and Intervention in Couple and Family Relationships
  • 19 Taking it to the Streets (and Information Super Highways) W. Kim Halford; Samira Hayes
  • 20 Relationship Education Judith A. Feeney; Jennifer Fitzgerald
  • 21 A Common Factors Perspective of Relationship Counseling Ruth Ingrid Sturmey; Patricia Noller; Gery C. Karantzas
  • 22 The Efficacy of Evidence-Based Couple Therapy Peter Howell
  • 23 Surviving Trauma Susan M. Johnson; Kathryn D. Rheem
  • 24 Children's Adjustment after Parental Separation Susie Sweeper
  • Part VII Interpersonal Processes, Families, and Mental Health
  • 25 Depression and Self-Harming in Adolescence Kerryn Hurd; Patricia Noller
  • 26 Attachment and Depression Across the Transition to Parenthood Jeffry A. Simpson; W. Steven Rholes; Sandra Shallcross
  • 27 Recent Advances in Research on Social Support in Couples Carolyn E. Cutrona
  • 28 Chronic Illness and Relationships Gery C. Karantzas; Marita P. McCabe; Sian F. Cole
  • Part VIII Implications for Policy
  • 29 Promoting Positive Pathways for Youth and Young Adults to Healthy Relationships and Marriages Alan J. Hawkins
  • 30 Improving Child and Family Outcomes through a Collaborative Service Model Michael White; Gail Winkworth
  • 31 Are Governments and Marriage Strange Bedfellows? W. Kim Halford; Elizabeth van Acker
  • Part IX Integration and Conclusion
  • 32 Common Themes in Couple and Family Relationship Research and Practice Gery C. Karantzas; Patricia Noller