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eText: 
ISBN-13 9780205718955ISBN-10 0205718957
Print: 
ISBN-10 0205718930ISBN-13 9780205718931
Author(s): Kathleen M. Galvin; Carma L. Bylund; Bernard J. Brommel
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2012 Pages: 416
Description

Family Communication: Cohesion and Change examines how the communication processes within families affect and are affected by larger social systems.

By viewing the family as a communication system with identifiable patterns, the authors encourage students to observe family interaction patterns analytically and relate communication theories to family interaction. Using a framework of family functions, first-person narratives, and current research, Family Communication: Cohesion and Change emphasizes the diversity of today's families in terms of structure, ethnic patterns, and developmental experiences.

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