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Historical Trends in the Marriage and Family Textbook Literature, 1887-1980
David M. Klein and William L. Smith
Vol. 34, No. 2 (Apr., 1985), pp. 211-219
Published by: National Council on Family Relations
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/583894
Page Count: 9
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The titles of 225 editions of marriage and family textbooks were assessed in order to identify thematic trends during the history of textbook production in the field. Several different types of books emerge from a correlation analysis of semantic structure. Implications of the findings for educators are discussed.
Family Relations © 1985 National Council on Family Relations