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Understanding Family Process Basics of Family Systems Theory

by Carlfred B. Broderick

Understanding Family Process Basics of Family Systems Theory Synopsis

Systems theory is the basic theoretical model underlying most contemporary family therapy. In this accessible introduction, the author traces how systems theory gave rise to family systems theory, outlines the basic propositions of family systems and links it both to other family theory literature and to clinical practice. Among the topics covered are relational space, family boundaries, family stratification and child socialization. Family meanings and such shared realities as family folklore, stories, myths and memorabilia are discussed. Family rituals are also explored.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780803937789
Publication date: 12th May 1993
Author: Carlfred B. Broderick
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 282 pages
Categories: Social, group or collective psychology, Sociology: family & relationships,

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