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American Families

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"American Families" is a book by Stephanie Coontz.

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Google previewAfrican American Psychology (1992)

Theory, Research, and Practice by A. Kathleen Hoard Burlew

One of the most important considerations that must be understood about African American families is that they are diverse, complex, and have multilevel complexity. This is despite centuries of writers who have attempted to make these families ...

Google previewHandbook on Parent Education (2014)

by Marvin J. Fine

Uniformity among American families is a myth perpetuated by our need to ...

Google previewOrientation to Nursing in the Rural Community (2000)

by Angeline Bushy

For instance, the decision maker regarding personal health problems among some African American families is a highly regarded elderly woman, whereas in Hutterite, Mennonite, Amish, and some Latino communities, such decisions are ...

Google previewBlack Families in Therapy (2006)

Understanding the African American Experience by Nancy Boyd-Franklin

CONCRETE PROBLEMS AS A LEGITIMATE PART OF THE FAMILY THERAPY PROCESS A major fact oflife for some poor African American families is that they enter treatment with an overwhelming array of life problems. Survival issues such ...

Google previewKinesiology for the Occupational Therapy Assistant (2011)

Essential Components of Function and Movement by Jeremy Keough, Susan Sain, Carolyn L. Roller

A generalization about Latin American families is that the extended family, including elders, is very important. Knowing this generalization about family values can guide discussion related to discharge planning for your elderly client. If, on the ...

Google previewBlack Families in Therapy, Second Edition (2006)

Understanding the African American Experience by Nancy Boyd-Franklin

CONCRETE PROBLEMS AS A LEGITIMATE PART OF THE FAMILY THERAPY PROCESS A major fact oflife for some poor African American families is that they enter treatment with an overwhelming array of life problems. Survival issues such ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Asian American Issues Today (2010)

by Edith Wen-Chu Chen

Asian American families are unique in that they wrestle between the values of filial piety and family interdependence. Yet the concept of family interdependence is worth review as a separate characteristic as it further elucidates the collectivistic ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Applied Developmental Science (2004)

by Celia B Fisher, Richard M. Lerner

ASIAN AMERICAN FAMILIES AND YOUTH Asian American families are a multicultural group composed of individuals from Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Southeast Asian (Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam), Filipino, and other Asian backgrounds ...

Google previewThe Great Black Migration: A Historical Encyclopedia of the American Mosaic (2014)

by Steven A. Reich

White residents used bombings, stone-throwing, and riots to intimidate African American families. However, „black pioneers‰·those men and women who were the first African Americans to move into a predominantly white neighborhood· often ...

Google previewAfrican American Folklore: An Encyclopedia for Students (2016)

An Encyclopedia for Students by Anand Prahlad

African American families are noted for the adaptive pattern of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Relationships Across the Lifespan (1996)

by Jeffrey S. Turner

More specifically, there have been growing numbers of poor, female-headed African- American families. African-American families are three times as likely as white families to be poor, and the level of black unemployment is more than twice ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Folklife (2015)

by Simon J Bronner

African American families, for example, have especially large reunions that frequently travel to different cities from one year to the next. Many are families that left the South in the 1940s and moved to places such as Chicago, Cleveland, and ...

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The Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act of 2004 helps address the continuing degradation on the broadcast airwaves and helps send a clear message to the broadcast industry that Alabama families, like the rest of American families, have had enough. (Mike Rogers)
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