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ERIC Number: EJ458874
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0192-513X
New Action Theory and Contemporary Families.
Scanzoni, John; Marsiglio, William
Journal of Family Issues, v14 n1 p105-32 Mar 1993
Documents growing diversities among families and households throughout Western societies. Rejects prevailing conceptual approach of distinguishing between family and alternative lifestyles. Draws on new action theory to present model for conceptualizing contemporary families. Notes four kinds of interdependencies that give rise to perceptions of families. Sees families as primary groups and identify two broad expressions of primary groups. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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Language: English
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