Sourcebook of Family Theories and Methods: A Contextual Approach
Presents the story of the development of family theory from its origins in religion and philosophy through the theory construction and methodology of the mid-20th century and the newly emerging models of the late 20th century, emphasizing not only family theory but also research methods and the relationship between the two. Also addresses the implications of the theories for helping contemporary families to cope with problems and to enhance the quality of their lives.
Family Theories and Methods (W.J. Doherty et al.).
Metatheory and Family Studies (D.M. Klein, J.A. Jurich).
The Emergence of Family Theories and Methods :
The History of Family Theory (B.N. Adams, S.K. Steinmetz).
Comparative Methods in Family Research (G.R. Lee, L. Haas).
Family Theories and Methods Emerging During 19181929:
Symbolic Interactionism and Family Studies (R. LaRossa, D.C. Reitzes).
Qualitative Family Research (P.C. Rosenblatt, L.R. Fischer).
Family Theories and Methods Emerging During 19301945:
Quantitative Measurement in Family Research (K.S. Wampler, C.F. Halverston, Jr.).
Family Theories and Methods Emerging During 19461960:
Family Development Theory (R.H. Rodgers, J.M. White).
Family Theories and Methods Emerging During 19601980 :
Systems Theories (G.G. Whitechurch, L. Constantine).
Family Theories and Methods Emerging During the 1980s:
Communication Theory and the Family (M.A. Fitzpatrick, L.D. Ritchie).
17 additional articles.