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Cultural Diversity and Families : Expanding Perspectives

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9781412915427

ISBN10:
1412915422
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/18/2007
Publisher(s):
SAGE Publications, Inc
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Summary

Cultural Diversity and Families: Expanding Perspectives breaks new ground by investigating how concepts of cultural diversity have shaped the study of families from theoretical and applied perspectives. Editors Bahira Sherif Trask and Raeann R. Hamon move the dialogue about culturally diverse families to a new level by topically discussing the issues affecting these families rather than organizing the information by racial or ethnic groups.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
History and Trends in the Study of Culturally Diverse Families
Historical Trends in the Study of Diverse Familiesp. 3
A Nation of Diversity: Demographics of the United States of America and Their Implications for Familiesp. 20
Theoretical and Methodological Approaches to the Study of Culturally Diverse Familiesp. 44
Family Life in Culturally Diverse Families
Gender and Class in Culturally Diverse Familiesp. 63
Trends in Marriage and Cohabitationp. 80
Women, Work, and Families: Locating Experiences in Social Contextsp. 100
Parenting in Color: Culturally Diverse Perspectives on Parentingp. 118
Cultural Diversity and Aging Familiesp. 136
Parent-Child Ties of Culturally Diverse Aging Familiesp. 154
Contextual Issues and Culturally Diverse Families
Human Services and Cultural Diversity: Tenuous Relationships, Challenges, and Opportunities Aheadp. 173
Family, School, and Community: Finding Green Lights at the Intersectionp. 194
Family Life Education: Implications of Cultural Diversityp. 210
The Compelling Realities of Diversity, Policies, and Lawsp. 228
Ethical Reflections for a Globalized Family Curriculum: A Developmental Paradigmp. 244
Concluding Observationsp. 279
Indexp. 282
About the Editors and Contributorsp. 293
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