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Early Christian Families In Context

Author : David L. Balch
ISBN : 080283986X
Genre : History
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Divinity, religious studies, history, and other scholars present 17 contributions addressing the literary, archaeological, epigraphic, and theoretical issues relating to the familial roles of women, men, children, and slaves in the ancient Roman, Jewish, and Christian worlds. Annotation (c) Book New

Families In Context

Author : Barry Carpenter
ISBN : 9781134097746
Genre : Education
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First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Families In Context

Author : Marilyn Ihinger-Tallman
ISBN : 0195330250
Genre : Social Science
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Marilyn Ihinger-Tallman and Teresa M. Cooney's Families in Context introduces foundational ideas and concepts about families and applies them to issues and events relevant to today's college student population. This comprehensive but concise paperback--written in clear, student-friendly language--fills the following needs not being met by existing texts: * The text is structured consistently, featuring an overarching framework that combines family systems theory and ecological systems theory. This approach bridges both micro- and macro-perspectives on families. * Each chapter places families squarely within their respective environments--their neighborhood, community, and national context--and provides conceptual linkages between the different aspects of family life. * Diversity is integrated into each chapter. * The text's emphasis on social context allows the exploration of families in at least three ways: (1) how individuals live out their intimate experiences within families and communities; (2) the impact of family groups on their neighborhoods and communities, and vice versa; and (3) the ways in which the larger social contexts influence families within different class levels and racial groups. * The book's brevity and reasonable price allow ample time for instructors to easily supplement their courses with additional materials. Each chapter opens with a "Did You Know?" box, detailing ideas related to chapter content and preparing students for the chapter's topics. Similarly, a box entitled "Things to Think About" offers questions, definitions, or comments intended to provoke students' critical thinking. The text provides a "hands-on" approach by featuring critical-thinking activities at the end of each chapter, enabling students to apply learned concepts and principles. Finally, additional readings and a glossary of relevant theoretical concepts are provided. A comprehensive electronic Instructor's Manual/Testing Program accompanies the text--as well as a dedicated Website. In addition, an Interactive Student Study Guide is available.

Families In Context

Author : Gene H. Starbuck
ISBN : 9781317264903
Genre : Social Science
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The most thoroughly updated edition yet, this book offers students perspectives of changes in marriage and family over time, including the impact of the Great Recession and of new media technologies. A hallmark of Families in Context remains the well-researched, data-driven quality of the text. Beyond presenting thoroughly updated statistics and literature, each chapter examines new trends and assesses their implications for students' lives. The underlying presentation remains balanced, theoretically grounded, and accessible to a wide variety of classes, allowing students of all ages and family backgrounds to draw their own conclusions about controversial topics. Features of the new edition include coverage of the Affordable Care Act; new social media and families; the latest trends in poverty, education, social mobility, gender, identities and healthcare; updated 'In the News' features and author-created PowerPoint slides.

Families In Context Study Guide

Author : Gene H. Starbuck
ISBN : 9781317259688
Genre : Law
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This Study Guide is designed to help students review and apply the material presented in the textbook, "Families in Context." Many of the sample questions were originally prepared by Wanda Clark for the first edition of the textbook. The organization of this study guide corresponds to chapters in "Families in Context."To learn more about the "Families in Context" main text, please visit the bookpage here: Families In Context, Second Edition, Revised & Updated

Psychosomatic Families

Author : Salvador MINUCHIN
ISBN : 9780674041103
Genre : Psychology
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Family In The Bible

Author : Richard S. Hess
ISBN : 9780801026287
Genre : Religion
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A team of scholars offers keen insights into family customs and culture in the Bible, providing a vision for family life today.

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