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ERIC Number: EJ355309
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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The Emperor Has No Clothes! Long Live the Emperor! A Critique of Family Systems Thinking and a Reductionist Proposal.
L'Abate, Luciano; Colondier, Giuseppe
American Journal of Family Therapy, v15 n1 p19-33 Spr 1987
Suggests that family systems thinking is too abstract to be testable and too discontinuous to be related to psychology as a science and profession. Presents a reductionist proposal delineating three major dimensions of family behavior: development, the ability to love, and the ability to negotiate power. (Author/KS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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