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📒Human Relationships ✍ Steve Duck
✏Human Relationships Book Summary : The Fourth Edition of this highly successful textbook provides a unique and comprehensive introduction to the study and understanding of human relationships. Fresh insights from family studies, developmental psychology, occupational and organizational psychology also combine to bring new perspectives to this thorough survey of the field. Thoroughly updated, with new chapters on: relating difficulty; "small media" technology and relationships, and practical applications, the Fourth Edition offers a fully up-to-date and authoritative review of the field.
📒Understanding Research In Personal Relationships ✍ William Dragon
✏Understanding Research in Personal Relationships Book Summary : `The main strengths of the book are its uniqueness... its mix of emphasis on methods, statistics, and ideas, its commentaries by the authors, and the well-chosen journal articles' - John Harvey, University of Iowa Understanding Research in Personal Relationships is a comprehensive introduction to the key readings on human and close relationships. Organized into twelve thematic chapters with editorial commentary throughout, the Editors offer a critical reading of the major research articles in the field of relationship studies published in the last few years. Scholarly papers, two per chapter, are presented in an abridged form and critiqued in a carefully structured way that instructs students on the way to read research, and to critically evaluate research in this field. The book, therefore, has a thoroughly didactic focus as the student is given historical, theoretical and methodological contexts to each article as well as an explanation of key terms and ideas. Key features about this book: - Cross-Disciplinary use - an excellent book for all students taking human relationship modules in psychology, communication studies, sociology, social work, family studies and other subjects across the social sciences. - Maps onto course teaching - ideal for 12 week semester term course, covering major themes such as love, attraction, conflict and social networks. - Pedagogical - `How to use this book' section at the start; chapter introductions and summaries throughout; glossary of key terms highlighted throughout the book at the end of the text. This text is essential reading for undergraduate and postgraduate students wanting a straightforward, didiactic guide to understanding research on human relationships.
📒Human Relationships ✍ Steve Duck
✏Human Relationships Book Summary : `There is a wide ranging reference list, which contributes to making Human Relationships an invaluable book for all students and professionals who want to understand interpersonal relationships from a wide perspective' - Theraputic Communities The Third Edition of this highly successful textbook provides a unique and comprehensive introduction to the study and understanding of human relationships. This thoroughly revised edition combines the most recent research from social and clinical psychology, sociology and communication studies with greater interdisciplinarity and emphasis on processes of everyday life. Fresh insights from family studies, developmental psychology, occupational and organizat
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📒Handbook Of Personal Relationships ✍ Steve Duck
✏Handbook of Personal Relationships Book Summary : The first comprehensive handbook of research in personal relationships, a field that has grown exponentially in the past ten years. Written by leading experts, this multidisciplinary treatment covers the most current research, methodology, and theory on both traditional and newly developing topics, including persuasion in personal relationships, the progress of courtship, the ways in which nonverbal communication influences relationships, and interactions between strangers.
📒Meaningful Relationships ✍ Steve Duck
✏Meaningful relationships Book Summary : "Enterprising researchers (especially within the discipline of sociology, in which efforts to reconcile psychological and sociological approaches to collecting and analyzing data already are under way) likely will find the two books useful as catalysts in the development of methodologies that draw simultaneously upon social psychology and communication studies." --Stanley O. Gaines Jr. in Journal of Marriage and the Family Meaningful Relationships profoundly challenges the reader to step off traditional academic pathways in the pursuit of understanding the nature of human relationships and plunge into this most important theoretical advance in the field to date. Author Steve Duck argues that relationships are never "done deals" but, rather, continually unfolding and in need of perpetual responsive action and construction. Central to this discussion is the author's contention that relationships are solidly based in the recognition of shared meaning discovered in the way we metaphorically represent the world to ourselves and to others through everyday talk and symbols. Theories presented in Meaningful Relationships do not unfold in a sequential manner, but rather, are approached from different angles showing simultaneous relationships in different contexts. An outstanding addition to the Sage Series on Close Relationships, this book is stimulating in its novel approach and will be of interest to scholars and professionals in Psychology, Interpersonal Communication, Sociology, Family Studies and Social Work.
📒Communicating With Competency ✍ Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers, Incorporated
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📒The Social Psychology Of Personal Relationships ✍ Steve Duck
✏The social psychology of personal relationships Book Summary : The Social Psychology of Personal Relationships provides a concise and highly readable introduction to the major social psychological perspectives on the study of personal relationships. The contributors, all internationally recognized scholars in their respective fields, address the study of personal relationships from the following key social psychological perspectives: * attachment theory * evolutionary psychology * interdependence relations * interracial relationships * self-expansion theory * self-presentation theory This important text also contains an innovative chapter on how to analyze data from dyadic relationship studies, along with meta-theoretical commentaries by Ickes and Duck, and by Acitelli, Duck and West. A useful reference for professionals whose research and/or clinical practice focuses on personal relationships, this book is also intended for advanced students in the areas of social psychology, clinical and counseling psychology, communication studies, family studies and sociology courses. The Social Psychology of Personal Relationships is one of a series of paperbacks dedicated to the study and application of processes by which individuals relate to each other in social and family settings. Each book provides an expanded and up-to-date version of a section in the original Handbook of Personal Relationships (second edition) edited by Steve Duck.
📒Together ✍ John Robert Stewart
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📒Families As Relationships ✍ Robert M. Milardo
✏Families as Relationships Book Summary : The field of family studies has recently seen the development of a more specialized focus on the character of particular relationships. The nature of these relationships may take many forms but typically involves individuals who view themselves as a unit with a long-term commitment to continue their relationship. Traditionally, at least in western societies, families are defined in terms of two parents living together with responsibility for rearing their children. However, these so-called nuclear families are becoming a rarer phenomenon. Single-parent families, childless couples, lesbian or gay male couples are also all represented in the broad mix of relations referred to as families. Each of the chapters in this book deals with a primary relationship issue. These include: * issues of early marriage * how young relationships become enduring relationships * parent and child relations * conflict between partners * the interface between work and family life * marital quality and maintenance * divorce and its impact on the family * aging and older families This volume provides a useful reference for professionals whose research and/or clinical practice focuses on family relationship issues. This book is also intended for advanced students in the areas of sociology, close relationships and family sciences. Families as Relationships is one of a series of paperbacks dedicated to the study and application of processes by which individuals relate to each other in social and family settings. Each book provides an expanded and up-to-date version of a section in the original Handbook of Personal Relationships (second edition) edited by Steve Duck.