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Marriage & Family: The Quest For Intimacy

3.82  ·  Rating details ·  34 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Combining a positive and practical approach to the study of marriage and family life with a manageable amount of sociological theory and research citations, this text is centered on the theme of enhancing intimacy within marriage and the family. While providing a comprehensive overview of the progression from dating to marriage and family, the authors systematically draw o ...more
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Published June 19th 2006 by McGraw-Hill Companies (first published 1990)
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John Jones
The textbook is well informative but certain parts seem to be more biased by contrasting men and women in a variety of things and seems to constructed, but the technical portions of different love styles, dating concepts, marriage concepts and other things were very well in precision on simplicity. I'm thankful for the book I've brought but it does raise question a little, that maybe I should have reviewed my options a little more but in all I do think the Marriage and Family: The Quest for Inti ...more
Grace
Jan 23, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Grace by: Courtship, Marriage & Family Relations Class
Shelves: for-class
It is difficult to rate this textbook. It certainly isn't comparable to the novels or poetry I read. Marriage and family relations are not subjects I am especially interested in studying, nor are they particularly engaging in the ways that literature can be. However, this textbook did give me a good overview of marriage and family relationships. The writing was straightforward and easy to understand for the most part. At times there seemed to be a conservative bias, though perhaps it was somewha ...more
Stephanie
Feb 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is a great book for anyone! I recommend this book for people to read before they get married so they can understand what marriage and family relationships are about. I recommend this book to anyone that is already married and wants to strengthen their marriage.
Nathan
Aug 01, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Informative.
Nancy
Mar 10, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
very informative
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Jun 25, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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