Encyclopedia of Human Relationships

Encyclopedia of Human Relationships

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Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher

  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc. |
  • Publication Year: 2009 |
  • Online Publication Date: April 17, 2009 |
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412958479 |
  • Print ISBN: 9781412958462 |
  • Online ISBN: 9781412958479
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    • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc. |
    • Pub. Year: 2009 |
    • Online Pub. Date: April 17, 2009 |
    • DOI: 10.4135/9781412958479 |
    • Print ISBN: 9781412958462 |
    • Online ISBN: 9781412958479

Abstract

Library Journal Best Reference 2009"An excellent gateway to further examination of any of the subdisciplines of relationship science, or as a research tool in its own right." —Library JournalRelationships are fundamental to nearly all domains of human activity, from birth to death. When people participate in healthy, satisfying relationships, they live, work, and learn more effectively. When relationships are distressed or dysfunctional, people are less happy, less healthy, and less productive. Few aspects of human experience have as broad or as deep effects on our lives.The Encyclopedia of Human Relationships offers an interdisciplinary view of all types of human associations—friends, lovers, spouses, roommates, coworkers, teammates, parents and children, cousins, siblings, acquaintances, neighbors, business associates, and so forth. Although each of these connections is unique in ...

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