CUNY TV logo


This edition: Communication Rules and Family

Online media for this show is not available on our website.

Episode Details

Examines how family rules and secrets influence communication. Concepts explored in the class include how family rules are created and the purpose they serve, how families come to define such concepts as “outsiders” and “acceptable behavior”, and how family secrets can serve both a positive and negative function.
Featured interviews: Professor Anita Vangelisti (University of Texas - Austin) and Dr. Charles Wilkinson, Marriage and Family Therapist