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Course Readings

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Anderson, H. Becoming a postmodern collaborative therapist: A clinical and theoretical journey. Retrieved October 13, 2004 from

Atkinson, B.J., & Heath, A. (1990). Further thoughts on second-order family therapy - this time it's personal, Family Process, 29, 145-155.

Becvar, D. S., & Becvar, R.J. (2003). Family therapy: A systemic integration. Needham Heights, MA: Allyn & Bacon. (Chapter 1: Two different world views, pp. 3-13).

Bobele, M. (1989). Interactional treatment of intractable hiccups, Family Process, 28, 191-206.

Cox, M. & Paley, B. (1997). Families as systems. Annual Review of Psychology, 48, 243-267.

Gergen, K. (2009). An invitation to social construction (2nd Edition). Los Angeles, CA: Sage. (Chapter 2 Constructing the Real and the Good).

Hanson, B. G. (1995). General systems theory: Beginning with wholes. Washington, D.C.: Taylor and Francis. (Chapter 6 Communication).

Jung, Y. (2010). The art museum ecosystem: A new alternative model. Museum Management and Curatorship (26)4, 321-338.

Kuehl, B. (2008). Genogram of family therapy: A tribute. Family Therapy Magazine, (Sept./Oct.).

Lutterer, W. (2007). The two beginnings of communication theory. Kybernetes, Vol. 36(7), 1022- 1025.

Papp, P. (1983). The dilemma of change. In P. Papp, The process of change. New York: The Guilford Press.

Scott, B. (2001). Cybernetics and the social sciences. Systems Research and Behavioral Science 18(5), 411-420.

Shields, C. & McDaniel, S. (2008). Family therapy pioneers. Family Therapy Magazine, (Sept./Oct.).

Watzlawick, P., Weakland, J. & Fisch, R. (1974). The Practical Perspective. In Change: Principles of problem formation and problem resolution. New York: W.W. Norton. (pp. 13-28).