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November 2016

Contemporary Perspectives in Family Research (CPFR)

Contemporary Perspectives in Family Research (CPFR) is seeking manuscript submissions for its 2017 voulme. The 2017 volume of CPFR will focus on the theme of “Dating, Mating, and Coupling: The Evolving Nature of Intimate Relationships.” In cultures around the globe, there is the ever-present expectation that individuals will, at some point in their lives, find an intimate partner. Manuscripts should be submitted directly to the editors in WORD format. Manuscripts should not exceed 40 double-spaced pages (not including tables, figures, and references). Submission of a manuscript implies commitment to publish in CPFR. Manuscripts should adhere to the APA format. Manuscripts should represent previously unpublished work. An abstract of 150-200 words should be included at the beginning of each manuscript. Deadline: January 31, 2017. Contact: Christina L. Scott at; and Sampson Lee Blair at

November 1, 2016 to January 31, 2017