Sourcebook of Family Theories and Methods

A Contextual Approach

ISBN: 978-0-306-44264-3 (Print) 978-0-387-85764-0 (Online)
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Table of contents (27 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxvi

  2. Overview

    1. Book Chapter

      Pages 3-30

      Family Theories and Methods

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 31-67

      Metatheory and Family Studies

  3. The Emergence of Family Theories and Methods

    1. Book Chapter

      Pages 71-98

      Family Theory and Methods in the Classics

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 99-116

      Historical Methods in Family Research

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 117-131

      Comparative Methods in Family Research

  4. Family Theories and Methods Emerging during 1918–1929

    1. Book Chapter

      Pages 135-166

      Symbolic Interactionism and Family Studies

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 167-177

      Qualitative Family Research

  5. Family Theories and Methods Emerging during 1930–1945

    1. Book Chapter

      Pages 181-194

      Quantitative Measurement in Family Research

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 195-221


  6. Family Theories and Methods Emerging during 1946–1960

    1. Book Chapter

      Pages 225-257

      Family Development Theory

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 259-273

      Longitudinal Research Methods and Family Theories

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 275-301

      Theoretical Contributions from Developmental Psychology

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 303-321

      Simulation and Experimentation in Family Research

  7. Family Theories and Methods Emerging during 1960–1980

    1. Book Chapter

      Pages 325-355

      Systems Theory

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 357-384

      Social Conflict Theories of the Family

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 385-417

      Exchange and Resource Theories

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 419-450

      Human Ecology Theory

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 451-468

      Analysis of Covariance Structures Applied to Family Research and Theory

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 469-504

      The Life Course Perspective Applied to Families Over Time

    7. Book Chapter

      Pages 505-529

      Theories Emerging from Family Therapy

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