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ERIC Number: ED388434
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Pages: 319
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-56024-468-2
American Families and the Future: Analyses of Possible Destinies.
Settles, Barbara H., Ed.; And Others
Noting the increasing challenges faced by families today, this book explores demographic, social and economic, and technological issues affecting the dynamics of and planning process for family well-being. Chapters in the book are: (1) "Expanding Choice in Long Term Planning for Family Futures" (Barbara H. Settles); (2) "Recent Demographic Change: Implications for Families Planning for the Future" (Teresa M. Cooney); (3) "Present and Future Health Care for an Aging Society: A Proactive Self-Health Approach" (Norma Doolittle and Stephanie Wiggins); (4) "Intergenerational Issues in Long Term Planning" (Sarah Roberts Foulke and others); (5) "Social Programs for Families in Poverty: Past Impacts and Future Prospects" (Juanita Hepler and John Noble); (6) "Issues of Technology's Possible Futures" (Teresa Donati Marciano); (7) "Technological Change, Sexuality, and Family Futures Planning" (Robert Francoeur); (8) "Theoretical Issues in Researching Problem Solving in Families" (Irv Tallman); (9) "Problem-Solving and Decision-Making as Central Processes of Family Life: An Ecological Framework for Family Relations and Family Resource Management (Kathryn Rettig); (10) "Rethinking Family Decision Making: A Family Decision Making Model under Constraints on Time and Information" (Roma Hanks); (11) "Adolescents' Contributions to Family Decision Making" (Mary Lou Liprie); "Family Futures: Possibilities, Preferences and Probabilities" (M. Janice Hogan); (12) "The Family Peace Connection: Implications for Constructing the Reality of the Future" (Charles Lee Cole and Martha Rueter); (13) "The Heart of the Story: Mythology in Service of the Past, Contemporary, and Future Family" (Kris Jeter); and (14) "Families in Time to Come: Taking a Position on Trends and Issues" (Marvin Sussman). The chapters contain references. (HTH)
Haworth Press, Inc., 10 Alice Street, Binghamton, NY 13904-1580 ($49.95; 5 or more copies, $24.95 each).
Publication Type: Books; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: Also published as Marriage & Family Review, Volume 18, No. 3-4 1993.