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Families & Change: Coping With Stressful Events and Transitions
By Sharon J. Price (editor), Patrick C. McKenry (editor) and Christine A. Price (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Sage Pubns
Publication date October 21, 2009
Pages 476
Binding Paperback
Edition 4th
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781412968515
ISBN-10 1412968518
Dimensions 0.75 by 6.75 by 9.75 in.
Weight 1.70 lbs.
Original list price $106.00
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description:

Learn how contemporary families respond to and cope with common
stressful life events and transitions

Integrating research, theory, and application from a variety of disciplines, the Fourth Edition of this bestselling text offers students a deep understanding of family transitions. Each chapter presents the latest scholarship from leaders in the field on modern family changes and stressors from leading experts, as well as resources for intervention and mechanisms for learning.

New to The Fourth Edition

  • More concrete examples, vignettes, and intervention strategies weaved throughout the text
  • The role of resiliency in families emphasized
  • New chapters on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) families and military families now included
  • Web resources and references at the end of chapters now available
  • Coverage of African American families and homeless families, featured in the First Edition, reinstated


Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780761919728
 
2 sub edition from Sage Pubns (July 1, 2000); titled "Families & Change: Coping With Stressful Events and Transitions"
9780761919728 | details & prices | 442 pages | 6.25 × 9.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.60 lbs | List price $119.00
About: This Second Edition presents a synthesis and analysis of the vast literature that has emerged in recent years detailing families′ responses to various transitions and other stressful life events.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780761919735 Book cover for 9780761988717 Book cover for 9781412968515
 
The price comparison is for this edition
With Christine A. Price (other contributor) | 4th edition from Sage Pubns (October 21, 2009); titled "Families & Change: Coping With Stressful Events and Transitions"
9781412968515 | details & prices | 476 pages | 6.75 × 9.75 × 0.75 in. | 1.70 lbs | List price $106.00
About: Learn how contemporary families respond to and cope with common stressful life events and transitionsIntegrating research, theory, and application from a variety of disciplines, the Fourth Edition of this bestselling text offers students a deep understanding of family transitions.
3 edition from Sage Pubns (May 5, 2005); titled "Families & Change: Coping With Stressful Events And Transitions"
9780761988717 | details & prices | 473 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.45 lbs | List price $61.95
About: Proven successful and effective with students and practitioners through two editions, Families and Change: Coping With Stressful Events and Transitions, Third Edition presents the vast literature that has emerged in recent years, focusing on how families respond to various transitions and stressful life events.
from Sage Pubns (July 1, 2000)
9780761919735 | details & prices | 442 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.30 lbs | List price $58.95
About: This Second Edition presents a synthesis and analysis of the vast literature that has emerged in recent years detailing families′ responses to various transitions and other stressful life events.

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