Family Problems: Stress, Risk, and Resilience presents an interdisciplinary collection of original essays that push the boundaries of family science to reflect the increasingly diverse complexity of family concerns in the modern world.
- Represents the most up-to-date family problem research while addressing such contemporary issues as parental incarceration, same sex marriage, health care disparities, and welfare reform
- Features brief chapter introductions that provide context and direction to guide the student to the heart of what’s important in the piece that follows
- Includes critical thinking questions to enhance the utility of the book for classroom use
- Responds to family problem issues through the lens of a social justice perspective
Keywords: Sociology of the Family, Family problems, families, modern families, family counseling, stress, risk, resilience, family science, contemporary society, gender, race, ethnicity, class, sociology of the family, parental incarceration, same sex marriage, health care, welfare reform, sequestration, government, entitlements, children, mother, father, grandparents, foster parents, marginalization, parenting, caregiving, policy, United States