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Marriages & Families: Making Choices in a Diverse Society

Marriages & Families: Making Choices in a Diverse Society
Author: Mary Ann Lamanna
ISBN 13: 9780495390923
ISBN 10: 495390925
Edition: Tenth Edition
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publication Date: 2008
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 672
List Price: N/A

This text, providing an introductory level text on the family unit in all its variations, aims to help students question assumptions and reconcile conflicting ideas and values throughout their lives. An introduction is followed by sections addressing partnership, defining marriage and family, experiencing family commitment, and family changes and crises. Changes to this edition include increased emphasis on children, through the use of informational boxes and text, and updated theory, research, and policy addressing changes in the American family. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR