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The Ends of Art Criticism. by Bickers, Patricia.;
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Close Relationships : Functions, Forms and Processes. by Noller, Patricia.(DLC)1748952; Feeney, Judith A.;
Cover -- Close Relationships -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Contributors -- Introduction -- Section I: Introductory Issues -- 1 The Needs, Benefits, and Perils of Close Relationships -- 2 The Changing Social Context of Relationships -- 3 Studying Close Relationships: Methodological Challenges and Advances -- Section II: Types of Relationships -- 4 Marital Relationships -- 5 Parent-Child Relationships: Contemporary Perspectives -- 6 Parent-Adolescent Relationships -- 7 Sibling Relationships in Childhood and Adolescence -- 8 Adult Friendship: A Decade Review -- 9 Interethnic Relationships -- Section III: Relationship Processes -- 10 Attachment Across the Lifespan -- 11 Intimacy and the Self: An Iterative Model of the Self and Close Relationships -- 12 Passionate Love, Sexual Desire, and Mate Selection: Cross-Cultural and Historical Perspectives -- 13 Mate Selection: Adaptive Problems and Evolved Cognitive Programs -- 14 Sexuality in Close Relationships -- 15 Emotion and Cognition in Close Relationships -- 16 What Partners Do to Maintain Their Close Relationships -- 17 From Bickering to Battering: Destructive Conflict Processes in Intimate Relationships -- 18 Relationship Dissolution: Antecedents, Processes, and Consequences -- Author Index -- Subject Index.Close Relationships: Functions, Forms and Processes provides an overview of current theory and research in the area of close relationships, written by internationally renowned scholars whose work is at the cutting edge of research in the field. The volume consists of three sections: introductory issues, types of relationships, and relationship processes. In the first section, there is an exploration of the functions and benefits of close relationships, the diversity of methodologies used to study them, and the changing social context in which close relationships are embedded. A second section examines the various types of close relationships, including family bonds and friendships. The third section focuses on key relationship processes, including attachment, intimacy, sexuality, and conflict. This book is designed to be an essential resource for senior undergraduate and postgraduate students, researchers, and practitioners, and will be suitable as a resource in advanced courses dealing with the social psychology of close relationships.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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