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The Resource Widening the family circle : new research on family communication, [editors] Kory Floyd, Arizona State University, Mark T. Morman, Baylor University

Widening the family circle : new research on family communication, [editors] Kory Floyd, Arizona State University, Mark T. Morman, Baylor University

Label
Widening the family circle : new research on family communication
Title
Widening the family circle
Title remainder
new research on family communication
Statement of responsibility
[editors] Kory Floyd, Arizona State University, Mark T. Morman, Baylor University
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Widening the Family Circle: New Research on Family Communication, Second Edition continues to address historically under-studied family relationships, such as those involving grandparents, in-laws, cousins, stepfamilies, and adoptive parents. In this engaging text, editors Kory Floyd and Mark T. Morman bring together a diverse collection of empirical studies, theoretic essays, and critical reviews of literature on communication to constitute a stronger, more complete understanding of communication within the family
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
306.87
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ519
LC item number
.W53 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Floyd, Kory
  • Morman, Mark T.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Communication in families
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Communication in families
  • Interpersonal communication
Label
Widening the family circle : new research on family communication, [editors] Kory Floyd, Arizona State University, Mark T. Morman, Baylor University
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-257) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 2.
  • Adult Sibling Relationships
  • Alan C. Mikkelson
  • Unique Characteristics of the Sibling Relationship
  • Different Types of Sibling Relationships
  • Important Variables in Adult Sibling Relationships
  • Communication and Adult Sibling Relationships
  • Future Directions
  • Conclusion
  • Discussion Questions
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • 3.
  • Communication in Grandparent-Grandchild Relationships
  • Mei-Chen Lin
  • Why has the grandparent-grandchild relationship been historically understudied?
  • Why should we study the grandparent -- grandchild relationship?
  • What are family and individual structural and contextual predictors of grandparent-grandchild relational solidarity?
  • 1.
  • Looking Back and Moving Forward: Toward an Understanding of Mother-Daughter and Mother-Son Relationships
  • Jonathan Stube
  • The Story of Mothers, Sons, and Daughters Across the Life Span
  • Study Methods
  • Continuing the Research Story of Mother-Child Relationships
  • Discussion Questions
  • Aunts in Family Communication Research
  • Concepts Facilitating Aunt Communication Studies
  • Studying Aunting Relationships as Communicative Practices
  • Method
  • Communicative Strengths and Challenges
  • Future Research Questions
  • The Significance of Aunting
  • Discussion Questions
  • 5.
  • Family Communication Among Uncles and Nephews
  • What are communicative predictors of grandparent-grandchild relational solidarity?
  • Robert M. Milardo
  • Relational Landscapes
  • The Culture of Uncling
  • Conclusion
  • Discussion Questions
  • 6.
  • Relationships With Parents-in-Law
  • Morr Serewicz
  • Why Relationships With Parents-in-Law Are Understudied: Defining the Relationship
  • In-Law Relationships as Triangles: The Nonvoluntary, Triadic Structure of the Parent-in-Law/Child-in-Law Relationship
  • What are additional directions for future research on the grandparent-grandchild relationship?
  • Conclusion
  • Discussion Questions
  • 4.
  • The "Other" Women in Family Life: Recognizing the Significance of Aunt/Niece/Nephew Communication
  • Laura L. Ellingson
  • The Title of "Aunt"
  • Future Directions for Sibling-in-Law Research
  • Conclusion
  • Discussion Questions
  • 8.
  • Fathering, Caregiving, and Masculinity: Stay-at-Home Fathers and Family Communication
  • Caryn E. Medved
  • Review of Interdisciplinary SAHF Research
  • An Agenda for Family Communication Research
  • Discussion Questions
  • 9.
  • Interaction Between Parents-in-Law and Children-in-Law
  • Lesbian and Gay Families
  • Daniel S. Strasser
  • Lesbian Families
  • Future Research
  • Gay Families
  • Future Research
  • Conclusion
  • Discussion Questions
  • 10.
  • Widening the Understanding of Post-Divorce Families
  • Future Research
  • Sharde Davis
  • Couples Who Delay Divorce Due to External Circumstances
  • The Role of Biology in Divorce
  • Civil Union Dissolutions
  • Serial Divorce
  • Effects of Adult-Child Divorce on Parents
  • Cultural Difference in the Divorce Process
  • Conclusion
  • Discussion Questions
  • Discussion Questions
  • 7.
  • Siblings-in-Law, Unwidened
  • Christina G. Yoshimura
  • Lack of a Clear Relational Function
  • Disproving the Null: Sibling-in-Law Relationships Do Matter
  • Created Through Law and Language: Communicative Complexities of Adoptive Families
  • Colleen Colaner
  • The Status of Adoption
  • Trends in U.S. Adoption Practices
  • Communication Issues and Challenges of the Adoptive Family
  • Emerging Research Directions
  • Conclusion
  • Discussion Questions
  • 11.
  • No Longer Understudied, but Still Misunderstood: Expanding Communication Research on Stepfamily Relationships
  • Dawn O. Braithwaite
  • Theoretical Expansions to Stepfamily Communication Research
  • Methodological Advancements in the Study of Stepfamily Communication
  • Stepfamily (Mis)Understandings and Future Directions
  • Discussion Questions
  • 12.
Control code
ocn829446130
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
xxii, 273 pages
Isbn
9781452256948
Lccn
2013007918
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o829446130
  • (OCoLC)829446130
Label
Widening the family circle : new research on family communication, [editors] Kory Floyd, Arizona State University, Mark T. Morman, Baylor University
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-257) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 2.
  • Adult Sibling Relationships
  • Alan C. Mikkelson
  • Unique Characteristics of the Sibling Relationship
  • Different Types of Sibling Relationships
  • Important Variables in Adult Sibling Relationships
  • Communication and Adult Sibling Relationships
  • Future Directions
  • Conclusion
  • Discussion Questions
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • 3.
  • Communication in Grandparent-Grandchild Relationships
  • Mei-Chen Lin
  • Why has the grandparent-grandchild relationship been historically understudied?
  • Why should we study the grandparent -- grandchild relationship?
  • What are family and individual structural and contextual predictors of grandparent-grandchild relational solidarity?
  • 1.
  • Looking Back and Moving Forward: Toward an Understanding of Mother-Daughter and Mother-Son Relationships
  • Jonathan Stube
  • The Story of Mothers, Sons, and Daughters Across the Life Span
  • Study Methods
  • Continuing the Research Story of Mother-Child Relationships
  • Discussion Questions
  • Aunts in Family Communication Research
  • Concepts Facilitating Aunt Communication Studies
  • Studying Aunting Relationships as Communicative Practices
  • Method
  • Communicative Strengths and Challenges
  • Future Research Questions
  • The Significance of Aunting
  • Discussion Questions
  • 5.
  • Family Communication Among Uncles and Nephews
  • What are communicative predictors of grandparent-grandchild relational solidarity?
  • Robert M. Milardo
  • Relational Landscapes
  • The Culture of Uncling
  • Conclusion
  • Discussion Questions
  • 6.
  • Relationships With Parents-in-Law
  • Morr Serewicz
  • Why Relationships With Parents-in-Law Are Understudied: Defining the Relationship
  • In-Law Relationships as Triangles: The Nonvoluntary, Triadic Structure of the Parent-in-Law/Child-in-Law Relationship
  • What are additional directions for future research on the grandparent-grandchild relationship?
  • Conclusion
  • Discussion Questions
  • 4.
  • The "Other" Women in Family Life: Recognizing the Significance of Aunt/Niece/Nephew Communication
  • Laura L. Ellingson
  • The Title of "Aunt"
  • Future Directions for Sibling-in-Law Research
  • Conclusion
  • Discussion Questions
  • 8.
  • Fathering, Caregiving, and Masculinity: Stay-at-Home Fathers and Family Communication
  • Caryn E. Medved
  • Review of Interdisciplinary SAHF Research
  • An Agenda for Family Communication Research
  • Discussion Questions
  • 9.
  • Interaction Between Parents-in-Law and Children-in-Law
  • Lesbian and Gay Families
  • Daniel S. Strasser
  • Lesbian Families
  • Future Research
  • Gay Families
  • Future Research
  • Conclusion
  • Discussion Questions
  • 10.
  • Widening the Understanding of Post-Divorce Families
  • Future Research
  • Sharde Davis
  • Couples Who Delay Divorce Due to External Circumstances
  • The Role of Biology in Divorce
  • Civil Union Dissolutions
  • Serial Divorce
  • Effects of Adult-Child Divorce on Parents
  • Cultural Difference in the Divorce Process
  • Conclusion
  • Discussion Questions
  • Discussion Questions
  • 7.
  • Siblings-in-Law, Unwidened
  • Christina G. Yoshimura
  • Lack of a Clear Relational Function
  • Disproving the Null: Sibling-in-Law Relationships Do Matter
  • Created Through Law and Language: Communicative Complexities of Adoptive Families
  • Colleen Colaner
  • The Status of Adoption
  • Trends in U.S. Adoption Practices
  • Communication Issues and Challenges of the Adoptive Family
  • Emerging Research Directions
  • Conclusion
  • Discussion Questions
  • 11.
  • No Longer Understudied, but Still Misunderstood: Expanding Communication Research on Stepfamily Relationships
  • Dawn O. Braithwaite
  • Theoretical Expansions to Stepfamily Communication Research
  • Methodological Advancements in the Study of Stepfamily Communication
  • Stepfamily (Mis)Understandings and Future Directions
  • Discussion Questions
  • 12.
Control code
ocn829446130
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
xxii, 273 pages
Isbn
9781452256948
Lccn
2013007918
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o829446130
  • (OCoLC)829446130

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