ERIC Number: EJ391767
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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Family Rituals as a Key to Kinship Connections in Remarried Families.
Whiteside, Mary F.
Family Relations, v38 n1 p34-39 Jan 1989
Uses research on remarried kinship networks to discuss functional and dysfunctional patterns of inclusion or exclusion of potential family members at levels of immediate stepfamily, binuclear family, and remarried family suprasystem. Suggests association between coparent relationship style and expanded or contracted kinship patterns. Examples from small clinical study illustrate operationalization of patterns around holiday celebrations. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Research
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