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Contemporary Living, 10th Edition


Contemporary Living, 10th Edition

By: Verdene Ryder and Majorie B. Harter, Ph.D.

ISBN: 978-1-59070-504-9
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2006
Subject: FCS Family Living
Grade Level: 9-12
Retail Price: $62.64
School Price: $46.98

Description

Contemporary Living continues to be a leading text and popular choice by teachers. This text provides an objective, sensitive presentation of contemporary issues facing today's students. Students will study their development as individuals and family members and learn to identify the attitudes, standards, and goals that will influence their decision-making. Practical content, colorful illustrations, and full-page chapter opening photos add to the excitement of this text.

- Latest content on hazing; abstinence; new drugs used by teens; and MyPyramid.gov.
- Current topics such as family-friendly employment policies; community and national crises; consumer rights and responsibilities; and debit cards, direct deposit, credit card charges, and APR.




Table of Contents

  1. You: Growing and Changing
  2. Your Heredity
  3. Your Environment
  4. Your Response to Your Environment
  5. Its Your Decision
  6. Decisions Concerning Your Future Career
  7. Decisions Affecting Your Health
  8. Avoiding Harmful Substances
  9. Lifestyle Options and Consequences
10. Communicating with Others
11. Developing Close Relationships
12. Choosing to Marry
13. Engagement and Marriage
14. Building a Marriage
15. Family Life Today
16. The Parenting Decision
17. A Baby Is Born
18. Your New Baby
19. Helping Children Grow and Develop
20. Balancing Family and Work Concerns
21. Dealing with Family Crises
22. Divorce and Remarriage
23. Aging
24. Providing for the Familys Physical Needs
25. Protecting the Familys Resources
26. Using Banking Services
27. Managing Your Finances

Look Inside

Text
   sample Chapter 5 (PDF, 560 KB)
Teacher's Presentations for PowerPoint® Individual License
   sample Chapter 1 (PPS, 7.41 MB)
 
  Note: Sample file quality has been reduced to allow for Internet streaming and viewing.

Correlations

Tennessee
   PDF Family and Parenting (PDF, 67 KB)
 
  Note: Correlation files may not be available for all listed courses.

About Author(s)

Verdene Ryder - is a nationally recognized author and family life

Majorie B. Harter, Ph.D. - is a family life education and publications consultant who has written extensively and conducted numerous teacher education workshops on family life topics. A former family and consumer sciences teacher, she has developed classroom curricula for nonprofit organizations in the areas of teen pregnancy prevention and population education as well as general family life education. Dr. Harter has also served as editor of several family and consumer sciences periodicals, including the former Journal of Home Economics. She is currently serving as a writer and editor for the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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* Text 714 978-1-59070-504-9 $62.64$46.98In Work
* Teacher's Wraparound Edition 746 978-1-59070-505-6 $90.00$67.50*
* Teacher's Resource Guide 416 978-1-59070-507-0 $96.00$72.00*
* Teacher's Resource Portfolio 456 978-1-59070-508-7 $160.00$120.00*
* Teacher's Resource CD 1195 questions 978-1-59070-509-4 $240.00$180.00*
* Teacher's Presentations for PowerPoint® Individual License 900 slides 978-1-59070-510-0 $133.28$99.96*
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