The Future of Healthy Families Explored in July Issue of Family Relations

10-Part Video Lecture Series with Issue's Authors Available


Since 1951, Family Relations: Interdisciplinary Journal of Applied Family Science (FR) has published basic and applied articles that are original, innovative and interdisciplinary, and that focus on diverse family forms and issues. 

The July 2019 issue (Volume 68, Issue 3) is now available for subscribers. It is a special issue titled "The Future of Healthy Families." What elements define a healthy family? What do we know about healthy families now, and what do we need to know in the future? Explore articles ranging from neuroscience insights on puberty to income inequality in this issue.

Newly-released articles in this collection include:

Parent–Child Relationships in the Puberty Years: Insights From Developmental Neuroscience
Ahna Ballonoff Suleiman and Ronald Dahl
Published online: June 6, 2019 | doi:10.1111/fare.12360

Improving the Lives of Teachers in the Early Care and Education Field to Better Support Children and Families
Deborah J. Cassidy, Christine Lippard, Elizabeth K. King, and Joanna K. Lower
Published online: May 22, 2019 | doi:10.1111/fare.12362

Changing Families: A Preventive Intervention Perspective
Carolyn Pape Cowan and Philip A. Cowan
Published online: May 10, 2019 | doi:10.1111/fare.12359

Income Inequality and the Well‐Being of American Families
Greg Duncan, Katherine Magnuson, Richard Murnane, and Elizabeth Votruba‐Drzal
Published online: June 6, 2019 | doi:10.1111/fare.12364

Family Change in Global Perspective: How and Why Family Systems Change
Frank F. Furstenberg
Published online: May 23, 2019 | doi:10.1111/fare.12361

Healthy African American Families in the 21st Century: Navigating Opportunities and Transcending Adversities
Velma McBride Murry
Published online: May 23, 2019 | doi:10.1111/fare.12363

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Go deeper into the "Future of Healthy Families" theme and watch lectures by many of this issue's authors through a special NCFR 10-part webinar series sponsored by the Iowa State University College of Human Sciences, Department of Human Development and Family Studies. The series culminates in a live panel discussion that addresses multidisciplinary and cross-disciplinary perspectives.  

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If you're an NCFR member who subscribes to Family Relations (FR), log in to the NCFR website and visit the FR access webpage to read the full text of these articles on the website of our journal publisher, Wiley Blackwell.

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