In this Book

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This collection on marital work offers the means to rethink marriage by examining the ways husbands and wives cope with the demands and dilemmas of their relationship, from diverse parenting, forgiveness, coping with childhood abuse, infidelity, disenchantment and distancing, to uncoupling in divorce, and re-coupling in remarriage.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Frontmatter
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Foreword
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. ix-xiii
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  1. Acknowledgements
  2. pp. xv-xvi
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  1. Contributors
  2. pp. xvii-xviii
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  1. 1 Rethinking Marriage
  2. pp. 1-15
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  1. 2. Discovering the Spouse's Other-ness Through Family-of-origin Explorations and Re-inventing Partnerships in Marriage
  2. pp. 17-44
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  1. 3. Long-term After-effects of Childhood Sexual Abuse on Married Life: Implications for Practice
  2. pp. 45-66
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  1. 4. Tackling the Intrinsic Dilemma in Marital Infidelity
  2. pp. 67-90
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  1. 5. Forgiveness in Marriage
  2. pp. 91-117
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  1. 6. Reaching the "Point of No Return": Tracking the Pathway to Making the Decision to Divorce
  2. pp. 119-142
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  1. 7. Rediscovery of the "Self: Culturally Sensitive Intervention for Chinese Divorced Women
  2. pp. 143-168
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  1. 8. Ambivalent Exit and Ambiguous Entry: Ten Hong Kong Men's Perception of Spousal Relationships in and Out of Marriage
  2. pp. 169-190
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  1. 9. The Making of a Second Spring: The Experiences of Remarried Persons in Hong Kong
  2. pp. 191-219
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  1. 10. Gender Considerations in Couple Work: Reflections From Social Workers Involved in Marital Counselling
  2. pp. 221-241
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  1. 11. The Changing Nature and Ideology of Marriage in Hong Kong
  2. pp. 243-266
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  1. 12. Reconstruction of Traitional Values for Culturally Sensitive Practice
  2. pp. 267-290
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 291-299
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Additional Information

ISBN
9789882202214
Related ISBN
9789622097414
MARC Record
OCLC
655789575
Pages
320
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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