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ISBN-10 0077326458ISBN-13 9780077326456
ISBN-10 007352820XISBN-13 9780073528205
Author(s): DeGenova, Mary Kay; Rice, F. Philip; Stinnett, Nick; Stinnett, Nancy
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Copyright year: © 2011 Pages: 560

This comprehensive introduction to marriage and the family combines the most current research base with an emphasis on family background and diversity. It presents a positive perspective on families and focuses on the importance of public and social policy in the lives of families. Each chapter concludes with a section on public policy and critical thinking questions. The text makes research and statistics easy for students to follow and understand, and it integrates cultural diversity throughout.