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Exploring Marriages and Families Plus New MyFamilyLab with Etext -- Access Card Package free pdf Connects theory to reality. Exploring Marriages and Families uses compelling real-life video interviews, stories, and photos to help connect social theory to reality. Readers learn how social, cultural, and political factors will affect their own decision making in relationships. Upon finishing this book, readers will understand the relevance of social science to their lives and have a solid theoretical, research-based understanding of marriages and families. In addition, this book helps readers learn more about their own lives and those of others, how to make better decisions about their relationships, and how social and political forces will affect their decision-making. Integrated video interviews, photos, assessments and stories about real families help readers learn how to apply information to their own lives.

About Karen Seccombe

Karen Seccombe is a professor in the School of Community Health at Portland State University, located in Portland, Oregon. She received her B.A. in sociology at California State University, Chico, her M.S.W. in health and social welfare policy from the University of Washington, and her Ph.D. in sociology from Washington State University. Her research focuses on poverty, welfare, access to health care, and the effects of social inequality on families. She is the author of Marriage and Family: You and Society (Pearson)- "So You Think I Drive a Cadillac?": Welfare Recipients' Perspectives on the System and its Reform, 3rd edition (Allyn and Bacon)- Families in Poverty (Allyn and Bacon)- Just Don't Get Sick: Access to Health Care in the Aftermath of Welfare Reform, with Kim Hoffman (Rutgers University Press), and Marriages and Families: Relationships in Social Context, with Rebecca L. Warner (Wadsworth). She is a National Council on Family Relations fellow, and a member of the American Sociological Association, and the Pacific Sociological Association, where she has held elective offices. Karen lives in Portland with her husband Richard, a health economist, her ten-year-old daughter, Natalie Rose, and her eight-year-old daughter, Olivia Lin. In her spare time she enjoys hiking near their cabin in the Oregon Cascades, walking the sandy beaches of the Oregon coast, exploring the kid-friendly playgrounds, attractions, and restaurants in Portland and surrounding areas, and traveling just about anywhere-the San Juan Islands are high on her list.

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Author : Karen Seccombe
Publisher : Pearson
Data Published : 06 June 2011
ISBN : 0205207421
EAN : 9780205207428
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 576 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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