Handbook of personal relationships: theory, research, and interventions

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Steve Duck
John Wiley & Sons, 1997 - Family & Relationships - 857 pages
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Academics, practitioners and researchers in many fields of the pure and applied social and psychological fields have recognized this Handbook as the authoritative, critical and accessible review of the field of personal relationships. The second edition of the Handbook of Personal Relationships promotes the most up-to-date and comprehensive account of this expanding multi-disciplinary field. In the decade since the previous edition was published, the field has expanded tremendously and courses on relationships have become significant additions to university curricula. To reflect the growth and new direction of the field, the second edition adds a section on family studies and sociology and completely revises the section on community psychology. Sections on social psychology, communication, and developmental psychology have been significantly updated to reflect new directions in the field. This volume provides not only a reliable overview of the field but also a guide to current trends, and direction for further growth in scholarship and practice for the next decade. List of Contributors Linda K. Acitelli Graham Allan Arthur Aron Elaine N. Aron Ximena B. Arriaga Karen Caplovitz Barrett Leslie A. Baxter Victoria Hilkevitch Bedford Rosemary Blieszner Arthur P. Bochner Rebecca M. Buchanan Heather Coon Teresa M. Cooney Patricia M. Crittenden Ann C. Crouter Kathryn Dindia Steve Duck Carolyn Ellis Stanley O. Gaines Richard Gonzalez Dale Griffin Regan A. R. Gurung Cindy Hazan Heather Helms-Erikson Kenneth Heller Jordan B. Hiller Jill M. Hooley William Ickes Michael P. Johnson Krzysztof Kaniasty Douglas T. Kenrick Renate Klein Archie B. Kwan Brent Mallinckrodt Sandra Metts Robert M. Milardo Barbara M. Montgomery Fran H. Norris Robin O'Neil Ross D. Parke Malcolm R. Parks Samantha E. Poisson Karen S. Rook Caryl E. Rusbult Maria von Salisch Barbara R. Sarason Irwin G. Sarason Barry H. Schneider Andrea Smith Lisa M. Tillman Edison J. Trickett Melanie R. Trost Joseph Veroff Kathy J. Werking Lee West Amy M. Young Debra Zeifman

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Contents

DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
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Emotional Processes in Childrens Relationships
61
Chapter 3 The Self and Relationship Development
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About the author (1997)

Steve Duck (Ph.D., University of Sheffield, UK; M.A. & B.A., Pembroke College, Oxford, UK) conducts work on communication in relationship development and disintegration and focuses particularly on everyday communication in the context of personal relationships, especially variation in experience and communication during the day. He won the University of Iowa's first Graduate College Outstanding Mentor Award in 2001. In 2004 he won the Robert J. Kibler Memorial Award from NCA, which "recognizes NCA members who have demonstrated dedication to excellence, commitment to the profession, concern for others, vision of what could be, acceptance of diversity, and forthrightness." Duck has published many research papers and chapters and has written or edited 46 books on relationships and other matters. He was the founder of the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships (SAGE) and its editor for its first 15 years. His 1994 book, Meaningful Relationships: Talking, Sense and Relating, won the G R Miller Book Award from the Interpersonal Division of the National Communication Association. His introductory book Human Relationships has run to four editions and his most recent works are Dragon & Duck, Understanding Relationship Research: A Text with Readings (2005, SAGE Ltd); Kirkpatrick, Duck, & Foley, Relating Difficulty: Processes of Constructing and Managing Difficult Interaction (2006, Erlbaum); and Wood & Duck, Composing Relationships: Communication in Everyday Life (2006, Wadsworth).

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