ERIC Number: ED254485
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Australian Family Research Conference Proceedings (Canberra, Australia, November 23-25, 1983). Volume III: Marital Adjustment and Breakdown.
Institute of Family Studies, Melbourne (Australia).
Third in a series of seven volumes containing the proceedings of the 1983 Australian Family Research Conference, this publication deals with marital adjustment and breakdown. Papers are organized into four major sections: education for family tasks, marital satisfaction, adjustment to separation, and construction of family image. Papers and authors included are: "Education for Family Life: What Kind of Knowledge Do Families Need?" (Moira Eastman), "From Courtship to Divorce: Unrealised or Unrealistic Expectations" (Ilene Wolcott), "Stepparenting Special Skills" (Joy Conolly), "Spouse Selection and Satisfaction with the Quality of Family Life" (Wolfgang L. Grichting and E. Ruth Bradshaw), "Marital Synchrony Inventory: A Measure of Interpersonal Perception" (Daniel Kahans, Nigel Reece, and Naomi Crafti), "Correlates of Marital Adjustment in Australia" (Christopher F. Sharpley), "Family Cohesion: A Delphi Investigation" (James Nixon), "Marital Breakdown: Reactions to Separation and Post-Separation Experiences of Adults" (Freya Headlam), "On Being Single Again: A Mutual Aid Response" (Eva Learner, Bill Healy, and June Polglaze), "Kin and Non-Kin Support in the Separation Process" (Myra Browne), "Three Generations of the Single Parent Family" (Penny Jools and Margaret Kennedy), "The Princess: Machiavellian Maxims for Single Mothers" (Helen J. Baxter), and "Social and Psychological Factors Affecting a Family over Six Generations: Study of the Nathan-Maclaurin-Mackerras Family" (Mary R. Power).
Descriptors: Divorce, Educational Needs, Family Life, Family Life Education, Family Problems, Family Relationship, Family (Sociological Unit), Family Structure, Foreign Countries, Marital Instability, Marriage, One Parent Family, Psychology, Quality of Life, Social Influences, Social Science Research, Stepfamily
Institute of Family Studies, 766 Elizabeth St., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 3000 ($8.00 each; $50 for seven volumes).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Information Analyses; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Institute of Family Studies, Melbourne (Australia).
Identifiers: Australia; Australian Family Research Conference
Note: For other volumes in the series, see SO 016 321-327. Document contains small print.