Book Review: Diversity in Families. Maxine Baca Zinn and D. Stanley Eitzen, Boston, Allyn and Bacon; 2002. 557 pp. $76

Book Review: Diversity in Families. Maxine Baca Zinn and D. Stanley Eitzen, Boston, Allyn and... P1: GCR Sex Roles [sers] pp902-sers-468128 June 24, 2003 21:23 Style file version June 3rd, 2002 ° C Sex Roles, Vol. 49, Nos. 5/6, September 2003 ( 2003) Book Review Diversity in Families. Maxine Baca Zinn and students will find that they believe at least one of the D. Stanley Eitzen, Boston, Allyn and Bacon; myths. Chapter 1 sets the stage for the rest of the 2002. 557 pp. $76. book. Zinn and Eitzen emphasize that the family, as any other topic, can be studied scientifically, and they acknowledge that emotional issues might sometimes Diversity in Families, by Maxine Baca Zinn and interfere with students’ ability to take an objective D. Stanley Eitzen, describes family structure and the look at this subject. The authors also introduce the diversity that occurs within families. This textbook uti- difference between the myth of the ideal or typical lizes both psychological and sociological perspectives family and the reality of family structure, a theme they and would be appropriate for junior- and senior-level carry throughout the book. courses on marriage and/or family issues. The authors The first half of the book presents an historical incorporate diversity issues throughout the entire text overview of family Sex Roles Springer Journals

Book Review: Diversity in Families. Maxine Baca Zinn and D. Stanley Eitzen, Boston, Allyn and Bacon; 2002. 557 pp. $76

Sex Roles , Volume 49 (6) – Sep 28, 2004

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