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Exploring Family Theories (Paperback)
Offering a diverse variety of perspectives, Exploring Family Theories, Fifth Edition, is a combined text/reader that integrates theory with research and applications. In each chapter, Suzanne R. Smith and Raeann R. Hamon concisely present the history, scholarship, and critiques of one principal family theory. Numerous examples and illustrations augment and clarify content, while application questions encourage students to relate these theories to the real world. After each chapter, a follow-up journal article exemplifies how that particular theory is used to guide actual research.
About the Author
Suzanne R. Smith is Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Georgia Southwestern State University. Raeann R. Hamon is Distinguished Professor of Family Science and Gerontology and Chair of the Human Development and Family Science Department at Messiah University.