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This edition: Communication in Single Parent & Other Family Forms

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Episode Details

Presents an overview of the specific communication dimensions of single parent families, gay male and lesbian families, and adoptive families.Discussion provides a brief run-down of the ways in which single parent families are formed, and reviews the communication rules unique to single parent families. Issues related to male-headed, single-parent families are also discussed. Also explored are the unique communication structures in gay male and lesbian relationships and adoptive family structures.
Featured interview: Professor Marcia Dixson (Indiana-Purdue University)