Family Interaction: A Multigenerational Developmental Perspective (5th Edition)-Stephen A. Anderson, Ronald M. Sabatelli

  • Title: Family Interaction: A Multigenerational Developmental Perspective (5th Edition)
  • Author: Stephen A. Anderson, Ronald M. Sabatelli
  • Released: 2010-08-20
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  • Pages: 400
  • ISBN: 0205710832
  • ISBN13: 978-0205710836
  • ASIN: 0205710832


From the Back Cover

Using a family systems and a multigenerational, developmental framework, this text highlights the challenges faced by contemporary families as they move through the life course. Family Interaction offers a comprehensive overview of the major conceptual models that are used to understand the patterns and interactional dynamics that operate in families. It provides readers with an overview of the basic tasks that all families must execute regardless of their particular composition or living situation and, at the same time, offers readers an appreciation of the varied and unique ways each family develops its patterns of interaction.


As with every edition, this text has been thoroughly updated, including new research on parent—child relations, adolescent adjustment, couple communication, divorce, and conflict resolution.

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About the Author

Stephen Anderson is a Professor in the Department of Human Development & Family Studies at the University of Connecticut.  He is Director of the Marriage and Family Therapy Program and the Center for Applied Research in Human Development.  He received his Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy from Kansas State University. His research interests include - Youth Development, Assessment of Family Functioning, Couple and Family Violence, Family Therapy Supervision and Training, and Program Evaluation.


Ronald Sabatelli is Professor & Department Head of the Department of Human Development & Family Studies at the University of Connecticut. He received his Ph.D. in Family Studies from the University of Connecticut.  His research interests include how family of origin experiences influence the structure and experience of parenthood and romantic relationships; youth development, and the assessment of relationship and family functioning. He is currently the editor of Family Relations, an interdisciplinary journal of applied family studies, published on behalf of the National Council on Family Relations.