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Normal Family Processes : Growing Diversity and Complexity, Third Edition
Froma Walsh (Edt)
Guilford Press / Hardcover / 2002-12-01 / 1572308168
Couple & Family Studies
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Since its original publication two decades ago, this widely adopted text has been acclaimed as a milestone in the clinical literature. Surveying the vast diversity of family forms, life challenges, and value systems in our rapidly changing society, the volume has helped redefine the boundaries of "normal family life" for generations of students and practitioners. This fully revised and expanded third edition once again brings together leading contributors to illuminate the complexities of healthy family functioning across varied structural arrangements and sociocultural and developmental contexts.

New in the Third Edition
Existing chapters have been updated or fully rewritten to reflect the latest theories, research, demographic trends, and clinical practices. Seven entirely new chapters address single parent families, immigrant families, spirituality, family resilience, key processes in marital success and failure, and more.

Table of Contents
I. Overview
1. Changing Families in a Changing World: Reconstructing Family Normality, Walsh
2. Clinical Views of Family Normality, Health, and Dysfunction: From Deficit to Strengths Perspective, Walsh
II. Varying Family Forms and Challenges
3. Contemporary Two-Parent Families: Navigating Work and Family Challenges, Fraenkel
4. Risk and Resilience after Divorce, Greene, E. R. Anderson, Hetherington, Forgatch, and DeGarmo
5. The Diversity, Strength, and Challenges of Single-Parent Households, C. M. Anderson
6. Remarriage Families and Stepparenting, E. B. Visher, J. S. Visher, and Pasley
7. Lesbian and Gay Families, Laird
8. Adoptive Families, Rampage, Eovaldi, Ma, and Weigel-Foy
III. Cultural Dimensions in Family Functioning
9. Culture: A Challenge to Concepts of Normality, McGoldrick
10. Race, Class, and Poverty, Boyd-Franklin
11. Immigrant Family Processes, Falicov
12. Changing Gender Norms: Transitional Dilemmas, Haddock, Zimmerman, and Lyness
13. The Spiritual Dimension of Family Life, Walsh and Pryce
IV. Developmental Perspectives on Family Functioning
14. The Family Life Cycle, McGoldrick and Carter
15. Family Resilience: Recovery and Growth Out of Crisis and Challenge, Walsh
16. Normal Family Transitions, Normal Family Process, and Healthy Child Development, P. A. Cowan and C. P. Cowan
17. Mastering Family Challenges in Illness and Disability, Rolland
V. Healthy Couple and Family Processes: Mapping the Complexity
18. Interactional Patterns in Marital Success and Failure, Driver, Tabares, Shapiro, Nahm, and Gottman
19. Circumplex Model of Marital and Family Systems, Olson and Gorall
20. Measuring Family Competence: The Beavers Systems Model, Beavers and Hampson
21. The McMaster Model: A View of Healthy Family Functioning, Epstein, Ryan, Bishop, Miller, and Keitner
22. Unraveling the Complexity of Genetic and Environmental Influences on Family Relationships, Towers, Spotts, and Reiss
VI. Social Policy Perspectives: Societal Constructions of Family Health
23. Family Social Policy: Dilemmas, Controversies, and Opportunities, Hartman

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