Adult Friendship

A topic relevant to everyone - friendship - is explored in this volume, the first in the SAGE Series on Close Relationships. It presents a thoughtful statement about what we know, and have yet to learn, concerning adults' friendships.

The authors discuss state-of-the-art research on the interplay between social structure, individual disposition and dynamic processes of friendship, and findings on both similarities and differences across adult lifecourse stages. They provide a theoretical framework, incorporating both sociological and psychological perspectives. Using this framework, they offer a new and integrative model of friendship to synthesize research, identify gaps in the literature, scrutinize methods used an

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Bibliographic Information
  • Pub date: June 1992
  • English
  • 9781452245881 / 0803936737
  • Primary Price: 35.99 GBP
  • Pages: 148
  • SAGE Publications / SAGE Publications, Inc
  • Readership: Professional and scholarly
  • Publish State: Published
  • Responsibility: by Rebecca G. Adams, Rosemary M. Blieszner.
  • Series: SAGE Series on Close Relationships
  • Series Part: 3
  • Reference Code: BDZ0001103152