American Stepfamilies: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

American Stepfamilies

1st Edition

Edited by William R. Beer

Routledge

226 pages

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Hardback: 9780887384363
pub: 1991-01-30
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This book looks at the internal and external dynamics of stepfamilies, taking the reader through a series of case studies and examining characteristic pitfalls and opportunities. The author compares the basic building block of the stepfamily, the conflicts that arise, and the socio-historical origins of today's stepfamilies. He demonstrates that stepfamilies produce children who are just as well adjusted as children brought up by conventional families.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC026010
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / Marriage & Family