New PDF release: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships (Sage Reference

By Harry T. Reis,Susan Sprecher

ISBN-10: 1412958466

ISBN-13: 9781412958462

Library Journal top Reference 2009

"An first-class gateway to extra exam of any of the subdisciplines of courting technological know-how, or as a examine instrument in its personal right."
—Library Journal

Relationships are basic to just about all domain names of human job, from start to loss of life. while humans perform fit, enjoyable relationships, they dwell, paintings, and research extra successfully. whilst relationships are distressed or dysfunctional, everyone is much less chuffed, much less fit, and no more efficient. Few facets of human adventure have as wide or as deep results on our lives.

The Encyclopedia of Human Relationships deals an interdisciplinary view of all kinds of human associations—friends, enthusiasts, spouses, roommates, coworkers, teammates, mom and dad and kids, cousins, siblings, buddies, pals, enterprise affiliates, and so on. even though each one of those connections is exclusive in a few admire, they percentage a typical center of ideas and procedures. those 3 volumes supply a cutting-edge assessment of the huge theories, thoughts, and empirical findings approximately human relationships.

Key Features

  • Compiles modern information regarding how humans imagine, consider, and act towards every one other
  • Presents the simplest within the field—authors who've contributed major medical wisdom approximately own relationships over the last numerous decades.
  • Offers a various method of courting technological know-how with contributions from psychology, sociology, verbal exchange, kin reviews, anthropology, body structure, neuroscience, heritage, economics, and felony studies

Key Themes:

  • Cognitive strategies in Relationships
  • Communication Processes
  • Creating and conserving Closeness
  • Dating, Courtship, and Marriage
  • The darkish aspect of Relationships
  • Emotion methods in Relationships
  • Family
  • Friendship and Caregiving in Adulthood
  • Health and the Biology of Relationships
  • Methods for learning Relationships
  • Personality and person Differences
  • Prevention and service of dating Problems
  • Psychological Processes
  • Sexuality
  • Social Context of Relationships
  • Social kinfolk in formative years and Adolescence
  • Theoretical methods to learning Relationships
  • Types of Relationships

Our relationships impression almost all facets of our daily lifestyles and are of deep curiosity to scholars, researchers, teachers, and laypeople alike. This Encyclopedia is a useful addition to any educational or public library.

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