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ISBN: 9780078117152 / 0078117151
Division: Higher Education
Pub Date: OCT-11
Pages: 576

Copyright: 2012
Edition: 6
Format: Paperback
   
Intimate Relationships

Rowland Miller


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About the book

The sixth edition of Intimate Relationships is the most accessible, comprehensive, and current work available. This text has a broad reach, drawing from all the relationship sciences including material from social psychology, communication studies, family studies, sociology, clinical psychology, and neuroscience. Clearly on the cutting edge, it presents all of the new developments in the field and exudes vigorous standards of scholarship while maintaining a highly acclaimed reader-friendly style that sets the text apart.
Key features

  • Correlation Guide:

    www.mhhe.com/mhcp/CorrelationGuides/TS_Gender_6e.pdf

    This convenient guide matches the issues in Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Gender, 6/e with the corresponding chapters in three of our best-selling McGraw-Hill Human Sexuality textbooks by Kelly, Yarber et al., and Miller.

  • Updated Online Resources for instructors include a new Instructor’s Manual, Test Bank, and PowerPoint® slides that outline each chapter.
  • Thought-Provoking Vignettes end each chapter, encouraging students to connect the chapter’s material with various relational dilemmas.
  • Research Instruments, such as the Relationship Assessment Scale and the Commitment Scale, allow students a close, personal look at the tools used in relationship research.
  • Cutting-Edge Coverage and thorough updating make this edition the most current on the market, with 609 new citations of work published since 2009.
  • Correlation Guide:

    www.mhhe.com/mhcp/CorrelationGuides/AE_The_Family_1213.pdf

    This convenient guide matches the units in Annual Editions: The Family 12/13 with the corresponding chapters in three of our best-selling McGraw-Hill Family textbooks by Olson et al., Lauer/Lauer, and Miller.

  • Correlation Guide:

    www.mhhe.com/mhcp/CorrelationGuides/TS_Human_Sexuality_12e.pdf

    This convenient guide matches the issues in Taking Sides: Human Sexuality, 12/e with the corresponding chapters in three of our best-selling McGraw-Hill Human Sexuality textbooks by Hyde/DeLamater, Kelly, and Miller/Perlman.

  • Vital Influences on Close Relationships are introduced in Chapter 1, and then accompanied by footnotes when mentioned later in the text.
  • Provides Descriptive Information about how selected studies were conducted (e.g., the subject populations, the design and the nature of the data collected).
  • Assumes a Balanced Approach to the positive and problematic aspects of intimate relationships.
  • Comprehensiveness. Intimate Relationships covers more ground than any other text.
  • A Warm, Friendly Tone and a single author's voice create an inviting style students enjoy reading and unparalleled accessibility.
  • Correlation Guide:

    www.mhhe.com/mhcp/CorrelationGuides/AE_Human_Sexualities_1213.pdf

    This convenient guide matches the units in Annual Editions: Human Sexualities 12/13 with the corresponding chapters in three of our best-selling McGraw-Hill Human Sexuality textbooks by Kelly, Yarber et al., and Miller.

  • New or Substantially Expanded Discussion of a great many topics, including: culture, sexual satisfaction, boredom, the biology of love, Facebook, compassionate love, self-control, conflict negotiations, speed-dating, abstinence education, lie detection, intimate partner violence, gay marriage, affectionate communication, marital equality, trajectories of dissatisfaction, social networks, perceived partner responsiveness, couple conflict styles, and approach and avoidance motivations.
  • Correlation Guide:

    www.mhhe.com/mhcp/CorrelationGuides/AE_The_Family_1314.pdf

    This convenient guide matches the units in Annual Editions: The Family 13/14 with the corresponding chapters in three of our best-selling McGraw-Hill Family textbooks by Olson et al., DeGenova et al., and Miller.

  • Correlation Guide:

    www.mhhe.com/mhcp/CorrelationGuides/AE_The_Family_1415.pdf

    This convenient guide matches the units in Annual Editions: The Family 14/15 with the corresponding chapters in three of our best-selling McGraw-Hill Education Family textbooks by Lauer/Lauer, DeGenova et al., and Miller.

  • Table of contents


    PREFACE
    1. The Building Blocks of Relationships
    2. Research Methods
    3. Attraction
    4. Social Cognition
    5. Communication
    6. Interdependency
    7. Friendship
    8. Love
    9. Sexuality
    10. Stresses and Strains
    11. Conflict
    12. Power and Violence
    13. The Dissolution and Loss of Relationships
    14. Maintaining and Repairing Relationships
    REFERENCES
    CREDITS
    NAME INDEX
    SUBJECT INDEX

     

     

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