Emerging Methods in Family Research

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ISBN: 978-3-319-01561-3 (Print) 978-3-319-01562-0 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. Family Development and Change

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-17

      Latent Growth Curve Models with Random and Fixed Effects

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      Pages 19-37

      Families as Coordinated Symbiotic Systems: Making use of Nonlinear Dynamic Models

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      Pages 39-55

      Representing Trends and Moment-to-Moment Variability in Dyadic and Family Processes Using State-Space Modeling Techniques

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      Pages 57-69

      The Benefits and Challenges of Modeling Intra-Family Variability

  3. Family Systems

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 71-71

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      Pages 73-93

      Anatomies of Kinship: Preliminary Network Models for Change and Diversity in the Formal Structure of American Families

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      Pages 95-108

      Emerging Methods for Studying Families as Systems

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      Pages 109-124

      Families as Systems: Some Thoughts on Methods and Theory

  4. Approaches to Measuring Families

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 125-125

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      Pages 127-144

      Studying Family Transitions from a Systems Perspective: The Role of Biomarkers

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      Chapter

      Pages 145-161

      Ecological Momentary Assessment (EMA) in Family Research

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      Pages 163-178

      Why Qualitative and Ethnographic Methods Are Essential for Understanding Family Life

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      Pages 179-193

      Approaches to Measuring Families

  5. Family Programs and Policies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 195-195

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      Pages 197-214

      Multiple Levels and Modalities of Measurement in a Population-Based Approach to Improving Parenting

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      Pages 215-230

      Multiple Comparisons and Truncation Bias in Family Policy Research: Strategies from the Building Strong Families Evaluation

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      Pages 231-244

      Optimizing Family Intervention Programs: The Multiphase Optimization Strategy (MOST)

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      Pages 245-260

      Methods in Multi-site Trials of Family-based Interventions

  6. Conclusions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 261-261

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      Pages 263-280

      Capturing the Complexity of Families Using Innovative Methods

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 281-288