9780739108581

Domestic Violence in Asian-American Communities A Cultural Overview

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  • ISBN13:

    9780739108581

  • ISBN10:

    0739108581

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2005-09-26
  • Publisher: Lexington Books

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Summary

Domestic violence in Asian American communities remains a rarely discussed, yet pervasive problem. With eight chapters, each dedicated to a different Asian American community, the essays in this volume explore the factors involved in domestic violence in specific communities. This unique project will provide an indispensable tool for scholars and researchers in social work and family studies who want to better understand the complexities of serving this growing and diverse population.

Author Biography

Tuyen D. Nguyen is Assistant Professor of Human Services at California State University, Fullerton

Table of Contents

Overview: Asian American Communities and Domestic Violence
1(12)
Tuyen D. Nguyen
Domestic Violence in the Cambodian American Community
13(14)
Lorna McKenzie-Pollock
Domestic Violence in the Chinese American Community
27(12)
Muriel M. Yu
Domestic Violence in the Indonesian American Community
39(20)
Cynthia A. Faulkner
Samuel S. Faulkner
Domestic Violence in the Japanese American Community
59(12)
Rosemary Bell
Kim Denton
Domestic Violence in the Korean American Community
71(18)
Sung Seek Moon
Domestic Violence in the South Asian American Community
89(14)
Jhumka Gupta
Ushma D. Upadhyay
Neelam Gupta
Domestic Violence in the Vietnamese American Community
103(24)
Tuyen D. Nguyen
Gary Herr
Conclusion
127(6)
Index 133(12)
Contributors 145

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