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Studying Families

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128 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
When studying families, how do researchers decide which family members should be included in their study? What if the family consists of nonmarried parents, or homosexual partners? Or what if a couple does not have any children? Are they still considered a family? These are just some of the questions that may arise when conducting research. In Studying Families, Copeland and White examine the inherent problems researchers face when studying this social group.
Harold D Grotevant
Foreword
 
Introduction
 
Designing Family Research
 
Self-Report Measures
 
Observational Methods
 
Taking Advantage of Existing Data Sources
 
Quantitative Data Analysis
 
Challenges for Family Researchers

Too outdated. I wish there was a small methods book like this but one written in the past few years (this was from 1991). Darn.

Professor Carol Bruess
Communications Dept, University Of St Thomas
March 3, 2014

I have placed this on my undergraduate interpersonal lives and family policy class, supplementary reading list.

Dr Jacquior O'Riordan
Applied Social Studies, University College Cork (NUI)
November 24, 2011

Anne P. Copeland

Dr. Copeland is a licensed psychologist with expertise in cultural transition and clinical psychology. Prior to founding The Interchange Institute in 1997, Dr. Copeland was Associate Professor of Psychology at Boston University, where she conducted research and research supervision in psychological aspects of family process assessment, ethnicity, cultural influences, immigration, development, developmental disabilities and affective development. During her tenure at the University, she relocated with her family to work in London in 1988, where she was the academic advisor for Boston University's British Programmes. After leaving her full... More About Author

Kathleen M. White, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN

Dr. Kathleen (Kathi) M. White previously directed the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and the master's degree programs and also coordinated both the MSN health systems management track and the MSN-MBA dual degree option. in July 2010, she began a stint at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration, where she will serve for two years as a Senior Advisor to the Office of Workforce Policy and Performance Management though an Individual Personal Assignment. Dr. White also maintains a faculty practice appointment at Howard County General Hospital where she serves as nurse research liaison... More About Author

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