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The Handbook of Contemporary Families explores how families have changed in the last 30 years and speculates about future trends. Editors Marilyn Coleman and Lawrence H. Ganong, along with a multidisciplinary group of contributors, critique the approaches used to study relationships and families while suggesting modern approaches for the new millennium. The Handbook looks at how changes within the contemporary family have been reflected in family law, family education, and family therapy. The Handbook of Contemporary Families is an excellent resource for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, researchers, educators, and practitioners who study and work with families in several disciplines, including Family Science, Human Development and Family Studies, Sociology, Marriage & Family Therapy, and Social Work.
Chapter 2: Alternative Lifestyles Today: Off the Family Studies Screen
Alternative Lifestyles Today: Off the Family Studies Screen
A review of recent compendia on American families (Demo, Allen, & Fine, 2000; Rouse, 2002; Sussman, Steinmetz, & Peterson, 1999) suggests that currently the field of family studies barely recognizes ...