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Confronting Relationship Challenges

Confronting Relationship Challenges

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January 1995 | 296 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Even in the closest of relationships, things can go wrong. This volume takes an honest look at difficulties, dilemmas and challenges in relationships and examines useful management and tolerance skills.

Topics explored include: anger; having enemies; the family after divorce; interpersonal violence; codependency; HIV/AIDS; chronic illness; and bereavement.

Steve Duck and Julia T Wood
For Better, For Worse, For Richer, For Poorer
The Rough and the Smooth of Relationships

Suzanne M Retzinger
Shame and Anger in Personal Relationships
Jacqueline P Wiseman and Steve Duck
Having and Managing Enemies
A Very Challenging Relationship

Marilyn Coleman and Lawrence H Ganong
Family Reconfiguring Following Divorce
Paul H Wright and Katherine D Wright
Personality Syndrome or Relational Process?

James T West
Understanding How the Dynamics of Ideology Influence Violence between Intimates
Sheryl Perlmutter Bowen and Paula Michal-Johnson
A Crucible for Understanding the Dark Side of Sexual Interactions

Renee F Lyons and Darlene Meade
Painting a New Face on Relationships
Relationship Remodelling in Response to the Challenges to Chronic Illness

John H Harvey et al
Held Captive by Their Memories
Managing Grief in Relationships


Steve Duck

Steve Duck taught in the United Kingdom before taking up the Daniel and Amy Starch Distinguished Research Chair in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Iowa. He has been a professor of communication studies, an adjunct professor of psychology, and a former Dean’s Administrative Fellow and is now Chair of the Rhetoric Department. He has taught interpersonal communication courses, mostly on relationships but also on nonverbal communication, communication in everyday life, construction of identity, communication theory, organizational leadership, and procedures and practices for leaders. More recently, he has taught... More About Author

Julia T. Wood

Julia T. Wood (Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University) is Professor of Communication Studies and Lineberger Distinguished Professor of Humanities at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She teaches and conducts research on personal relationships, intimate partner violence, feminist theory, and the intersections of gender, communication, and culture. She has authored or edited 23 books, including Who Cares?: Women, Care and Culture, and Gendered Lives, now in its 7th edition. In addition, she has published more than 70 articles and book chapters. During her career she has received 12 awards for scholarship and 11 for teaching. More About Author

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