Higher Education

Marriage and Family: Using MicroCase ExplorIt, 3rd Edition

  • Kevin Demmitt Clayton College and State University
  • ISBN-10: 0534600395  |  ISBN-13: 9780534600396
  • 264 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 1999, 1997
  • © 2003 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $79.50



This software-based workbook is an exciting way to get students to view marriage and family from the sociological perspective. With this workbook and accompanying ExplorIt software and data sets, your students will use national and cross-national survey to examine and actively learn marriage and family topics. This inexpensive workbook will add an exciting dimension to your marriage and family course.

Table of Contents

1. Personal Choices and Social Forces.
2. The Family, Culture, and Society.
3. Gender Roles.
4. Non-Marital Sex: Attitudes and Behavior.
5. Marital and Extramarital Sex.
6. Singlehood.
7. Mate Selection.
8. The Importance of Family.
9. Marital Happiness.
10. Fertility and Family Life.
11. Childrearing and Socialization.
12. Work and Family.
13. Divorce.
14. Remarriage.
15. Families and Education: An Introduction to Multiple Regression.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Kevin Demmitt

Kevin Demmitt is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Clayton College and State University near Atlanta, Georgia. He received his M.A. degree at Arizona State University and his Ph.D. from Purdue University. He has taught the Sociology of Marriage and Family, and a wide array of other courses, at large state universities and smaller, liberal arts colleges throughout his career. His research and writing has focused on the relationship between family, work, and religion, but he has also researched topics related to politics, religion, and education. Professor Demmitt also conducts workshops on the effective use of computers in the classroom.