The International Handbook of Stepfamilies: Policy and Practice in Legal, Research, and Clinical Environments

The International Handbook of Stepfamilies: Policy and Practice in Legal, Research, and Clinical Environments

Editor(s): Jan Pryor

Published Online: 9 JAN 2012 10:44AM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470114582

Online ISBN: 9781118269923

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269923

About this Book

Written by contributors from around the world, The International Handbook of Stepfamilies: Policy and Practice in Legal, Research, and Clinical Environments is a collection of research, legal, and clinical recommendations that fills a growing need for complex, re-formed families. Using the information in this book, which includes contemporary research and its implications, you will be able to consider stepfamilies in an international context. Understand the issues that clinicians face when they work with stepfamilies, both before and after formation, and gain more knowledge about this topic as the rates of family reformation increase.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: International, Demographic, and Cultural Contexts

  2. Part II: Dynamics Within Stepfamily Households

    1. Chapter 8

      Sibling Relationships in Blended Families (pages 175–207)

      Melinda E. Baham, Amy A. Weimer, Sanford L. Braver and William V. Fabricius

  3. Part III: Influences and Relationships Beyond the Household

  4. Part IV: Clinical and Legal Issues

    1. Chapter 20

      The Prevention and Treatment of Children's Adjustment Problems in Stepfamilies (pages 485–521)

      Jan M. Nicholson, Matthew R. Sanders, W. Kim Halford, Maddy Phillips and Sarah W. Whitton

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