Includes bibliographical references (pages 314-321) and indexes.
Foreword / Robert Radler -- 1. Families in Context -- 2. Personality Development Across the Generations -- 3. Critical Life Events and Coping With Stress -- 4. Changes in Childrearing -- 5. Relations Between Parents and Their Adult Children -- 6. Marital or Partner Relations in Parents and Children -- 7. Changes in Family Climate -- 8. Perception of Changes in Society -- 9. Final Comments.
This volume reports an unusual study spanning 16 years with survey data from more than 200 families (parents and children). It will be of interest to researchers and policy-makers concerned with families, personality, and social development.