Marriages, Families, and Relationships: Making Choices in a Diverse Society by Mary Ann Lamanna
Book Description – Marriages, Families, and Relationships: Making Choices in a Diverse Society
Product Details Hardcover: 592 pages
Publisher: Cengage Learning; 12 edition (January 15, 2014) Language: English
Product Dimensions: 10.9 x 8.4 x 0.9 inches
About the Author
Agnes Riedmann is Professor of Sociology at California State University, Stanislaus. She attended Clarke College, Dubuque. She received her bachelor’s degree from Creighton University and her doctorate from the University of Nebraska. Her professional areas of interest are theory, family, and the sociology of body image. She is author of Science That Colonizes: A Critique of Fertility Studies in Africa (Temple University Press, 1993). Dr. Riedmann spent academic year 2008-09 as a Fulbright Professor at the Graduate School for Social Research, affiliated with the Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, where she taught courses in family, as well as in social policy and in globalization.
Susan D. Stewart is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at Iowa State University. She received her doctorate in sociology from Bowling Green State University. Dr. Stewart is a family demographer whose research focuses on structural diversity in families and its consequences for family dynamics and child and adult well-being. Stewart is the author of BRAVE NEW STEPFAMILIES: DIVERSE PATHS TOWARD STEPFAMILY LIVING. Her research has been supported by grants from the NICHD, USDA, Joint Center for Poverty Research, and the Annie E. Casey Foundation. She has published papers on a diverse range of topics, including child and adolescent obesity, eating habits, nutrition, fertility intentions and behavior, child support and visitation, stepchild adoption, and women’s financial literacy.