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eBook Macmillan Encyclopedia of Families, Marriages, and Intimate Relationships, 1st Edition

  • Editor: James J. Ponzetti Jr., Maureen Blankemeyer, Sean M. Horan, Heidi Lyons, Aya Shigeto
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  • ISBN-10: 0028664647
  • ISBN-13: 9780028664644
  • DDC: 306.8503
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade - College Senior
  • 1200 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released July 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019
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About

Overview

Macmillan Encyclopedia of Families, Marriages, and Intimate Relationships will provide up-to-date information on such diverse topics as adolescent parenthood, family planning, cohabitation, widowhood, domestic violence, child abuse and neglect, codependency, and commuter marriages. Wide-ranging in scope, this encyclopedia complements courses in a variety of disciplines, including sociology, psychology, anthropology, gender/women’s studies, and others. Features include a thematic outline and a comprehensive index.

Features and Benefits

  • Approximately 300 newly written and signed entries.
  • 150 full-color photos, illustrations, graphs, etc., to highlight the text.
  • A general index of places, subjects, titles, and proper names mentioned within the text.
  • Discussion questions added to substantial entries.

Contributors

Contributors

  • James J. Ponzetti Jr.
  • Maureen Blankemeyer
  • Sean M. Horan
  • Heidi Lyons
  • Aya Shigeto

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 0028664612 | ISBN-13: 9780028664613

Table of Contents

Abstinence.
Acculturation.
Addictive Disorders and Families.
Adoptive Families.
Adult Medical Conditions and Families.
Affection.
Affluence.
African American Families.
Aggressive/Hurtful Communication.
Alcoholism, Children of Alcoholics.
Anabaptists and Families.
Anger.
Annulment.
Armed Conflict and Terrorism.
Asian American Families.
Assisted Reproductive Technologies.
Attachment, Adult.
Attachment, Infant.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Attraction.
Attribution.
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
Avoidance.
Betrayal Trauma.
Biosocial Influences.
Birth Order.
Boundary Ambiguity.
Boundary Making.
Breastfeeding.
Buddhism and Families.
Bullying.
Casual Sexual Behavior.
Child Abuse and Neglect.
Child Parentification.
Childcare.
Childhood Adultification.
Childless and Childfree.
Circumplex Model of Marital and Family Systems.
Cohabitation.
Commitment.
Communal Motivation.
Communication.
Communication, Listening.
Communicative Competence.
Commuter Marriages.
Conflict.
Confucianism and Families.
Contempt.
Contraception.
Co-parenting.
Corporal Punishment.
Co-Sleeping.
Couple and Family Psychology.
Couple and Family Therapy.
Couple Identity.
Criticism.
Death in Families.
Deception.
Deceptive Affection.
Demand/Withdraw.
Dialectical Theory.
Disasters.
Division of Labor.
Divorce, Custody and Visitation.
Divorce, Determinants.
Divorce, Effects on Families.
Divorce, Mediation.
Drug Addiction.
Dual-Career Couples.
Dual-Earner Families.
Dysfunction, Processes.
Economic Pressure.
Elder Abuse.
Elder Care.
Emotional Autonomy and Individuation.
Empathy.
Empty Nest.
Equity Theory.
Evangelical Christianity and Families.
Familism.
Family and Relational Rules.
Family Assessments.
Family Business.
Family Communication.
Family Communication Patterns Theory.
Family Demography.
Family Development Theory.
Family Ethics.
Family Folklore.
Family Law.
Family Life Coaching.
Family Life Education.
Family Literacy.
Family Meals.
Family Medicine.
Family Ministry.
Family Nursing.
Family Policy.
Family Preservation Services.
Family Realm.
Family Resilience Model.
Family Roles and Structure.
Family Routines and Rituals.
Family Science.
Family Social Work.
Family Sociology.
Family Stories and Storytelling.
Family Strengths.
Family Stress.
Family Systems Theory.
Family Terminology.
Fatherhood.
Feminism and Families.
Fertility.
Fictive Kin.
Filial Responsibility.
Final Conversations.
Flirting.
Foster Care.
Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.
Friendship: Adolescence.
Friendship: Adulthood.
Friendship: Childhood.
Friendship: Overview.
Gay/Lesbian Marriage.
Gay/Lesbian Parents.
Gay/Lesbian Relationships.
Gender Norms.
Gender Socialization.
Gifted and Talented Children.
Globalization and Families.
Godparents.
Grandparenthood.
Gratitude.
Guardianship.
Hinduism and Families.
History, Family Ideal.
Home.
Home Economics.
Homeless Families.
Homeschooling.
Housework.
Human Ecology Theory.
Humility.
Humor.
Ideal Partner Preferences.
Incarceration.
Infertility.
Inheritance.
Initial Impressions.
In-Law Relationships.
Interfaith Couples.
Intergenerational Transmission.
Interracial and Interethnic Couples.
Intimacy.
Intimate Partner Violence.
Investment Model.
Islam and Families.
Jealousy and Envy.
Judaism and Families.
Juvenile Delinquency.
Kinship.
Knapp's Relational Stage Model.
Later-Life Families.
Latino/Hispanic American Families.
Latter-day Saints/Mormonism and Families.
Learning Disorders.
Leisure and Recreation.
Life Course Theory.
Liking.
Living Apart Together.
Loneliness.
Long-Distance Relationships.
Love.
Marital Paradigms.
Marital Sex.
Marital Typologies.
Marriage and Health.
Marriage Rates.
Marriage Rituals and Ceremonies.
Marriage, Cultural Norms.
Mate Selection.
Media, Depictions of Family.
Media, Influences on Family.
Migration, Emigration, and Immigration.
Military and Veteran Families.
Motherhood.
Mutuality/Reciprocity.
Native American/First Nations Families.
Obsessive Relational Intrusion and Stalking.
On-Again/Off-Again Relationships.
Online Dating.
Only Children.
Oppositional Defiant and Conduct Disorders.
Parent-Adult Child Relationships.
Parental Control.
Parental Differential Treatment: Favoritism and Disfavoritism.
Parental Investment.
Parental Leave.
Parent-Child Relationships in Adolescence.
Parent-Child Relationships in Early Childhood.
Parent-Child Relationships in Infancy.
Parent-Child Relationships in Middle Childhood.
Parent-Child Relationships in Young Adulthood.
Parent-Child Relationships: Overview.
Parenting Styles.
Parent-School Involvement.
Pasifika/Polynesian Families.
Passion.
Pediatric Conditions in the Family.
Peer Relationships.
Personality, Dark Triad.
Physical Disabilities.
Pillow Talk.
Play and Learning.
Postpartum Depression.
Poverty.
Power, Couple.
Power, Family.
Pregnancy and Delivery.
Premarital Agreements.
Prenatal Parenting.
Race/Ethnicity and Families: Overview.
Racial-Ethnic Socialization.
Refugee Families.
Relational Transgressions and Forgiveness.
Relational Turbulence.
Relationship Communication.
Relationship Dissolution.
Relationship Filtering Model.
Relationship Forms, Intimate and Marital.
Relationship Initiation and Development.
Relationship Maintenance.
Relationship Quality.
Relationship Self-Regulation.
Religion and Families: Overview.
Remarriage.
Residence Patterns.
Residential Mobility/Relocation.
Resilience.
Respect.
Responsiveness.
Retirement.
Revenge.
Rites of Passage.
Role Theory.
Roman Catholicism and Families.
Rumination.
Runaway Youth.
Rural Families.
Sacrifice in Intimate Relationships.
Sandwich Generation.
School Anxiety.
Secrets and Secrecy.
Self-Disclosure.
Self-Esteem Development.
Serial Monogamy.
Sexual Abuse.
Sexual Communication, Couple.
Sexual Communication, Parent-Child.
Sexual Debut.
Sexual Minorities.
Shyness/Behavior Inhibition.
Siblings in Adulthood.
Siblings in Childhood.
Single/Never Married.
Single-Parent Families.
Social Exchange Theory.
Social Networks and Families.
Socioeconomic Status of Families.
Sound Relationship House Model.
Spousal Abuse/Domestic Violence.
Structural-Functionalism.
Suicide and Family Coping.
Surnames and Marriage.
Surrogacy.
Symbolic Interactionism.
Taboo Topics.
Technology and Families.
Temperament.
Time Use.
Touch.
Transition to Parenthood.
Traumatic Grief.
Trust.
Uncertainty.
Unemployment.
Urbanization.
Virtue.
Widowhood.
Work-Family Spillover.
Workplace Romance.

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