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Intimate Relationships

Rowland S. Miller

Published by Mcgraw-Hill Education Ltd Okt 2014, 2014
ISBN 10: 9814577324 / ISBN 13: 9789814577328
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Title: Intimate Relationships

Publisher: Mcgraw-Hill Education Ltd Okt 2014

Publication Date: 2014

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Neuware - Miller, Intimate Relationships 7ePrefaceAuthor PageChapter 1: The Building Blocks of RelationshipsThe nature and importance of intimacy The influence of culture The influence of experience The influence of individual differences The influence of human nature The influence of interaction The dark side of relationships For your consideration Chapter summary Chapter 2: Research MethodsThe short history of relationship science Developing a question Obtaining participants Choosing a design Selecting a setting The nature of our data The ethics of such endeavors Interpreting and integrating results A final note For your consideration Chapter summary Chapter 3: AttractionThe fundamental basis of attraction Proximity: liking those near us Physical attractiveness: liking those who are lovely Reciprocity: liking those who like us Similarity: liking those who are like us Barriers: liking those we cannot have So, what do men and women want For your consideration Chapter summary Chapter 4: Social CognitionFirst impressions (and beyond) The power of perceptions Impression management So, just how well do we know our partners For your consideration Chapter summary Chapter 5: CommunicationNonverbal communication Verbal communication Dysfunctional communication and what to do about it For your consideration Chapter summary Chapter 6: InterdependencySocial exchange The economies of relationships Are we really this greedy The nature of commitment For your consideration Chapter summary Chapter 7: FriendshipThe nature of friendship Friendship across the life cycle Differences in friendship Friendship difficulties For your consideration Chapter summary Chapter 8: LoveA brief history of love Types of love Individual and cultural differences in love Does love last For your consideration Chapter summary Chapter 9: SexualitySexual attitudes Sexual behavior Sexual satisfaction Sexual coercion For your consideration Chapter summary Chapter 10: Stresses and StrainsPerceived relational value Hurt feelings Ostracism Jealousy Deception and lying Betrayal Forgiveness For your consideration Chapter summary Chapter 11: ConflictThe nature of conflict The course of conflict The outcomes of conflict For your consideration Chapter summary Chapter 12: Power and ViolencePower and interdependence Violence in relationships For your consideration Chapter summary Chapter 13: The Dissolution and Loss of RelationshipsThe changing rate of divorce The predictors of divorce Breaking up The aftermath of breakups For your consideration Chapter summary Chapter 14: Maintaining and Repairing RelationshipsMaintaining and enhancing relationships Repairing relationships In conclusion For your consideration Chapter summary ReferencesCreditsName Index Subject Index Englisch. Bookseller Inventory # 9789814577328

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Synopsis: Drawing on psychology, family studies, sociology, communication studies, and neuroscience, Intimate Relationships is a comprehensive and current overview of relationship science written in an engaging and accessible style. The seventh edition of this best-selling text includes new, thought-provoking teaching tools and over 600 new references.

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