Family Relations

Family Relations is a journal for family practitioners and academics on relationships across the life cycle with implications for intervention, education and public policy. It is published five times a year by the National Council on Family Relations. Editorial headquarters are in Blacksburg, Va. It has been in publication since 1951. Subjects covered include sociology, marriage and family.

Articles from Vol. 45, No. 3, July

Adolescents' Perception of Family System Characteristics, Parent-Adolescent Dyadic Behavior, Adolescent Qualities, and Adolescent Empathy
ADOLESCENTS' PERCEPTIONS OF FAMILY SYSTEM CHARACTERISTICS, PARENT-ADOLESCENT DYADIC BEHAVIORS, ADOLESCENT QUALITIES, AND ADOLESCENT EMPATHY* Carolyn S. Henry, David W. Sager, and Scott W. Plunkett** Adolescents' perceptions of variables at 3 levels of...
Aging Women and Their Children with Chronic Disabilities: Perceptions of Sibling Involvement and Effect on Well-Being
AGING WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN WITH CHRONIC DISABILITIES PERCEPTIONS OF SIBLING INVOLVEMENT AND EFFECTS ON WELL-BEING* Rachel A. Pruchno, Julie Hicks Patrick, and Christopher J. Burant** The functional and affective relationships characterizing disabled...
A Longitudinal Assessment of a Measure of Premarital Sexual Conflict
A LONGITUDINAL ASSESSMENT OF A MEASURE OF PREMARITAL SEXUAL CONFLICT* Edgar C. J. Long, Rodney M. Cate, Del A. Fehsenfeld, and Kimberly M. Williams* This article reports on the development and initial assessment of the Premarital Sexual Conflict Scale...
Barriers to Participation in Family Skills Preventive Interventions and Their Evaluations: A Replication and Extension
BARRIERS TO PARTICIPATION IN FAMILY SKILLS PREVENTIVE INTERVENTIONS AND THEIR EVALUATIONS A REPLICATION AND EXTENSION* Richard Spoth, Cleve Redmond, Cathy Hockaday, and Chung Yeol Shin** This study extends a line of programmatic research on families...
Confronting Poverty: Prescriptions for Change
Danziger, Sheldon H., Sandefur, Gary D., and Weinberg, Daniel H. (Eds.). (1994). Confronting Poverty: Prescriptions for Change. New York: Russell Sage Foundation and Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 529 pp. Paper ISBN 0-67416082-7, price $19.95....
Cooperative Learning in the College Classroom
COOPERATIVE LEARNING IN THE COLLEGE CLASSROOM* Alexis J. Walker** The pedagogical strategy of cooperative learning is an effective way to achieve the goals of feminist teaching. The cooperativelearning approach, including its advantages and risks, is...
Families in Multicultural Perspective
Ingoldsby, Bron B., and Smith, Suzanna. (Eds.). (1995). Families in Multicultural Perspective. New York: Guilford. 432 pp. Hardcover ISBN 089862-307-3, price $45.00. In this text, the editors bring together a team of contributors who focus on family...
Family, Justice, and Delinquency
Schwartz, Richard C. (1995). Internal Family Systems Therapy. New York: Guilford. 248 pp. Hardcover ISBN 0-89862-273-5, price $27.95. Heralded by Schwartz as a "journey toward a new model" of family systems therapy (p. 1), this book concludes with his...
Family Therapy: Concepts and Methods
Nichols, Michael P., and Schwartz, Richard C. (1995). Family Therapy: Concepts and Methods. Needham Heights, MA: Allyn & Bacon. 662 pp. Hardcover ISBN: 0-20516395-5, price $57.00. Back in 1984, when the first edition of this text appeared, it stood...
Fatherhood: Contemporary Theory, Research, and Social Policy
Marsiglio, W. (Ed.). (1995). Fatherhood: Contemporary Theory, Research, and Social Policy. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. 320 pp. Paper ISBN 0-8039-5783-1, price $24.00. True to its title, William Marsiglio's edited volume on fatherhood presents a useful collection...
Gender Differences in Satisfaction with Divorce Settlements
GENDER DIFFERENCES IN SATISFACTION WITH DIVORCE SETTLEMENTS* Virgil L. Sheets and Sanford L. Braver** Based on previous research, it was expected that women would be less satisfied with their divorce settlements than men. A survey of over 400 divorced...
How Long Does It Hurt? A Guide to Recovering from Incest and Sexual Abuse for Teenagers, Their Friends, and Their Families
Mather, Cynthia L. with Debye, Kristina E. (1994). How Long Does It Hurt? A Guide to Recovering from Incest and Sexual Abuse for Teenagers, Their Friends, and Their Families. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. 265 pp. Paper ISBN 1-55542-674-3, price $15.00....
Internal Family Systems Therapy
Schwartz, Richard C. (1995). Internal Family Systems Therapy. New York: Guilford. 248 pp. Hardcover ISBN 0-89862-273-5, price $27.95. Heralded by Schwartz as a "journey toward a new model" of family systems therapy (p. 1), this book concludes with his...
Kidding Ourselves: Breadwinning, Babies, and Bargaining Power
Mahoney, Rhona. (1995). Kidding Ourselves: Breadwinning, Babies, and Bargaining Power. New York: Basic Books. 277 pp. Hardcover ISBN 0-465-08593-8, price $23.00. The thesis of this book is that women will not achieve economic equality until men do half...
Patterns of Parenting Behavior in Young Mothers
PATTERNS OF PARENTING BEHAVIOR IN YOUNG MOTHERS* Leanne Whiteside-Mansell, Sandra K. Pope, and Robert H. Bradley** Children of young mothers are thought to be at risk for developmental delay and behavioral problems. In this study, the parenting behaviors...
Social Support of Homeless and Permanently Housed Low-Income Mothers with Young Children
SOCIAL SUPPORT OF HOMELESS AND PERMANENTLY HOUSED LOW-INCOME MOTHERS WITH YOUNG CHILDREN* Bethany L Letiecq, Elaine A. Anderson, and Sally A. Koblinsky** The present study compared the social support of 92 homeless and 115 permanently housed low-income...
Social Support, Psychologial Distress, and Parenting Strains in Mothers of Very Low Birthweight Infants
This study investigated maternal psychological distress, perceptions of social supports, and parenting strains after the birth of a very low birthweight (VLBW) infant. Compared to mothers of term infants, mothers of VLBW infants had significantly higher...
Strengthening Aging Families: Diversity in Practice and Policy
Smith, Gregory C., Tobin, Sheldon, S., Robertson-Tchabo, Elizabeth A., & Power, Paul W. (1995). Strengthening Aging Families: Diversity in Practice and Policy. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. 290 pp. Paper ISBN 0-8039-5425-5, price $22.50. Hardcover ISBN...
The Child's Song: The Religious Abuse of Children
Capps, Donald. (1995). The Child's Song: The Religious Abuse of Children. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press. 188 pp. Paper ISBN 0-664-25554-X, price $15.99. Capps' principal thesis is that certain aspects of the Judeo-Christian theological...
The Effects of a Family Support Program and Other Factors on the Home Environments Provided by Adolescent Mothers
THE EFFECTS OF A FAMILY SUPPORT PROGRAM AND OTHER FACTORS ON THE HOME ENVIRONMENTS PROVIDED BY ADOLESCENT MOTHERS* Tom Luster, Harry Perlstadt, Marvin McKinney, Kathryn Sims, and Linda Jang** We examine factors related to the quality of the home environments...
The Social Construction of Adoption: Clinical and Community Perspectives
THE SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION OF ADOPTION CLINICAL AND COMMUNITY PERSPECTIVES* Charlene E. Miall** This article is a preliminary exploration of community attitudes toward adoption. Although clinicians view adoptive families as second best to biologically related...
Work and Family in the Virtual Office: Perceived Influences of Mobile Telework
WORK AND FAMILY IN THE VIRTUAL OFFICE PERCEIVED INFLUENCES OF MOBILE TELEWORK* E. Jeffrey Hill, Alan J. Hawkins, and Brent C. Miller** Telework is a rapidly emerging reality in the workplace. This study explores the influence of mobile telework on family...
Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.