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Family Relations

July 2012 Volume 61, Number 3

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Number of articles: 4

  1. Digital Dwelling: Technology in Couple and Family Relationships

    Katherine M. Hertlein

    We are in an unprecedented age of technology. Few articles in family journals address online behavior, intimacy patterns, and influences on the ways couples and families communicate through... More

    pp. 374-387

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  2. Communication Technology and Postdivorce Coparenting

    Lawrence H. Ganong, Marilyn Coleman, Richard Feistman, Tyler Jamison & Melinda Stafford Markham

    Divorced individuals who share parenting responsibilities have to figure out ways to work together to raise their children. The purpose of this qualitative study of 49 divorced coparents was to... More

    pp. 397-409

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  3. Getting a High-Speed Family Connection: Associations between Family Media Use and Family Connection

    Laura M. Padilla-Walker, Sarah M. Coyne & Ashley M. Fraser

    The way families have used the media has substantially changed over the past decade. Within the framework of family systems theory, this paper examines the relations between family media use and... More

    pp. 426-440

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  4. New Parents' Facebook Use at the Transition to Parenthood

    Mitchell K. Bartholomew, Sarah J. Schoppe-Sullivan, Michael Glassman, Claire M. Kamp Dush & Jason M. Sullivan

    New parents' Facebook use was examined from a social capital perspective. Surveys regarding Facebook use and parenting satisfaction, parenting self-efficacy, and parenting stress were completed by ... More

    pp. 455-469

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