9780739123584

Domestic Violence in Asian-American Communities A Cultural Overview

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  • ISBN13:

    9780739123584

  • ISBN10:

    0739123580

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-07-18
  • 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 follow the same general format. Contributors present an overview of the culture, including topics such as migration history, demographics, religious heritage, and views on gender and mental health; they discuss existing research on the prevalence of domestic violence; they present information on typical patterns of help-seeking behavior and coping styles; and, finally, they discuss treatment and policy implications. 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 andv diverse population. Book jacket.

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 Violencep. 1
Domestic Violence in the Cambodian American Communityp. 13
Domestic Violence in the Chinese American Communityp. 27
Domestic Violence in the Indonesian American Communityp. 39
Domestic Violence in the Japanese American Communityp. 59
Domestic Violence in the Korean American Communityp. 71
Domestic Violence in the South Asian American Communityp. 89
Domestic Violence in the Vietnamese American Communityp. 103
Conclusionp. 127
Indexp. 133
Contributorsp. 145
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