Family Focus: "Doing Family" at a Distance
The Family Focus section of this issue of NCFR Report — themed " 'Doing Family' at a Distance" — includes articles that provide insight about the special challenges faced by families who strive to maintain closeness in spite of being at a distance.
- Overview and Introduction: “Doing Family” from a Distance — by Judith A. Myers-Walls, Ph.D., CFLE Emeritus, Professor Emerita, Human Development and Family Studies, Purdue University
- Families at Arms’ Length: Observations on Contexts, Patterns, and Processes of Resilience — by Catherine W. O’Neal, assistant research scientist, Department of Human Development and Family Science, the University of Georgia; Jay A. Mancini, professor emeritus, Human Development, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
- Bridging the Distance of Commuter Families — by Karla Mason Bergen, Ph.D., associate professor, Communication Studies, College of Saint Mary
- The Commuting Caregiver: Finding Resilience through Long-Distance Care Challenges — by Max Zubatsky, PhD, LMFT, assistant professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Saint Louis University
- Military Families and Deployment: Communicating at a Distance — by Erin Sahlstein Parcell, Ph.D., associate professor; Benjamin M. A. Baker, MA, doctoral candidate; and Ronald L. Johnson II, MA, doctoral candidate, Department of Communication, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
- Communication Technology Use Following Divorce or Separation — by Melinda Stafford Markham, Ph.D., CFLE, associate professor, School of Family Studies & Human Services, Kansas State University
- Doing My Bid, Away From the Kids: Fathering in Correctional Facilities— by Kevin Roy, Ph.D., associate professor; Laura Golojuch, MS, doctoral student, Department of Family Science, School of Public Health, University of Maryland College Park
- Indian Transnational Families: Strengths and Vulnerabilities — by Kamala Ramadoss, Ph.D., CFLE, associate professor, Department of Human Development and Family Science, Syracuse University
- The Emotional Toll of “Doing Family” in Latino Transnational Families — by Megan Barolet-Fogarty, MA, doctoral candidate, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, University of Delaware
- Doing Family Across International Borders: Family Experiences and International High School Student Exchange — Karen S. Myers-Bowman, Ph.D., CFLE, associate professor, Department of Family Studies and Human Services, Kansas State University
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