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M&F2, 2nd Edition

  • includes CourseMate Printed Access Card
  • David Knox, Ph.D.
  • ISBN-10: 1133587917
  • ISBN-13: 9781133587910
  • 352 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2011
  • COPYRIGHT: 2014 Published
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Overview

About the Product

M & F is a new publishing model developed through a proven "student-tested, faculty-approved" approach. Complete with all the topics and coverage for the Marriage and Family course, the book was created with considerable input from focus groups, surveys, and conversations with students and instructors. Its high-interest and comprehensive content, engaging style, current examples, and personal tone appeal to today's students. A brief, affordable format accommodates their lifestyles, and a full suite of online learning aids -- including downloadable flashcards and interactive quizzing -- enables them to study and learn on their terms. Bound-in review cards for each chapter highlight core concepts, key terms, learning outcomes, and other tools to help students study for exams. Instructors appreciate the program's focus on critical thinking, its real-world relevance, and the work of David Knox, an established author known for his engaging writing style and sound research. M & F is an ideal addition to the Marriage and Family market, in which an essentials approach has wide appeal among students and instructors alike.

Features

  • An innovative combination of content delivery in print and online provides a core text and a wealth of comprehensive multimedia teaching and learning assets based on input from student focus groups and surveys, as well as from interviews with faculty and students.

  • Shorter, comprehensive chapters in a modern design present content in a more engaging and accessible format without minimizing coverage for your course.

  • Chapter In Review cards at the back of the Student Editions provide students a portable study tool containing all of the pertinent information for class preparation.

  • Instructor Prep Cards at the back of the Instructor's Edition make preparation simple with detachable cards for each chapter, offering a quick map of chapter content, a list of corresponding PowerPoint and video resources, additional examples, and suggested assignments and discussion questions to help you organize chapter content efficiently.

  • A full suite of unique learning tools that appeal to different learning styles is available to students with the purchase of a new book. Quizzes, audio downloads, video podcasts, and more are only a click away.

About the Author

David Knox, Ph.D.

David Knox, Ph.D., is professor of sociology at East Carolina University, where he teaches courtship and marriage; marriage and the family; and sociology of human sexuality. He is a marriage and family therapist as well as the author or co-author of 12 books and over 100 professional articles.

Table of Contents

1. Marriage and Family: An Introduction.
2. Gender.
3. Communication.
4. Singlehood, Hanging Out, Hooking Up, and Cohabitation.
5. Love and Selecting a Partner.
6. Sexuality in Relationships.
7. Marriage Relationships.
8. Same-sex Couples and Families.
9. Work, Marriage and Family.
10. Planning Children.
11. Parenting.
12. Stress and Crisis in Relationships.
13. Abuse in Relationships.
14. Divorce and Remarriage.
15. Relationships in the Later Years.

New to this edition

  • More than 400 new research studies are included.
  • There are many new sections covering a variety of topics, such as gender differences in communication, perception of reciprocal liking, personality qualities, the effect of criminal background on abusive behavior, and gratitude as related to love.
  • New data is presented throughout this second edition and includes information on how love lowers stress level, cyber victimization, changing frequency of interracial marriage, and new data from Pew Research Center on singlehood.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

Online Instructor's Manual with Test Bank  (ISBN-10: 1133939112 | ISBN-13: 9781133939115)
PowerLecture with ExamView® and PowerLecture  (ISBN-10: 1133945953 | ISBN-13: 9781133945956)

This easy-to-use tool includes preassembled Microsoft® PowerPoint® lecture slides with graphics from the text, making it easy for you to assemble, edit, publish, and present custom lectures for your course. PowerLecture also features ExamView® testing software, which includes all the test items from the printed Test Bank in electronic format, enabling you to create customized tests of up to 250 items that can be delivered in print or online.

ABC Video - Marriage & Family, Volume 1  (ISBN-10: 049500457X | ISBN-13: 9780495004578)

Launch your lectures with exciting video clips from the award-winning news coverage of ABC. Addressing topics covered in a typical course, these videos are divided into short segments, perfect for introducing key concepts in contexts relevant to students' lives.

Online Activities for Courses on The Family  (ISBN-10: 0495814474 | ISBN-13: 9780495814474)

Made up of contributions from Marriage and Family instructors, this online supplement is offered free to adopters of our Marriage and Family books and features new classroom activities for professors to use. Incorporate these activities in your lectures to get students thinking, or use them as a jumping off point to create your own unique activities!

CourseMate Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1133962165 | ISBN-13: 9781133962168)

Cengage Learning's Computers and Technology CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Access an integrated eBook, learning tools including flashcards, quizzes, and more, all designed specifically to work with M&F2, 2nd Edition.

Student Supplements

CourseMate Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1133962165 | ISBN-13: 9781133962168)

Cengage Learning's Computers and Technology CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Access an integrated eBook, learning tools including flashcards, quizzes, and more, all designed specifically to work with M&F2, 2nd Edition.

General MindLink for CourseMate, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285744829 | ISBN-13: 9781285744827)
Blackboard MindLink for CourseMate, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285744810 | ISBN-13: 9781285744810)

The more you study, the better the results. Make the most of your study time by accessing everything you need to succeed in your sociology course in one place. Read your eBook, take notes, review flashcards, and take practice quizzes—all online with MindLink for CourseMate.