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Child/ Family/ and Community

Author: Rebecca Laff, Wendy Ruiz
Subject: Sociology
Source: Open Textbook Library
Publisher: College of the Canyons
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Over the years researchers have found the necessity to develop theories of behavior that are specific to family settings. These theories have been developed by people with a variety of areas of emphasis/ from family therapists to gerontologists to child development specialists. In this chapter we will briefly discuss six such theories: Bioecological Model/ Family Systems/ Functionalism/ Conflict Theory/ Symbolic Interactionism/ and Psychological Perspectives.

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