Family Communication : Cohesion and Change, Paperback / softback Book



Family Communication: Cohesion and Change encourages students to think critically about family interaction patterns and to analyze them using a variety of communication theories.

Using a framework of family functions, current research, and first-person narratives, this text emphasizes the diversity of today's families in structure, ethnic patterns, gender socialization, and developmental experiences. New for the tenth edition are expanded pedagogical features to improve learning and retention, as well as updates on current theory and research integrated throughout the chapters for timely analysis and discussion.

Cases and research featured in each chapter provide examples of concepts and themes, and a companion website offers expanded resources for instructors and students. On the book's companion website,, intstructors will find a full suite of online resources to help build their courses and engage their students, as well as an author video introducing the new edition:Course MaterialsSyllabi & Suggested CalendarsCourse Projects & Paper ExamplesEssay AssignmentsTest/Quiz Questions and Answer KeysCase Studies in Family CommunicationFamily Communication Film and Television ExamplesFamily Communication in Literature ExamplesChapter OutlinesDetailed OutlinesDiscussion QuestionsCase Study QuestionsSample Chapter ActivitiesChapter PowerPoint Slides


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 490 pages, 3 Tables, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Communication studies
  • ISBN: 9781138285279



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