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-->A mosaic of ethnic groups

Reflecting the social and political dynamics in the United States, this edited volume offers an inclusive look at multicultural diversity in the U.S. with extensive coverage of the family life styles, traditions and values of seventeen American ethnic groups.



Providing unique and personal insights, each chapter is written by a contributing author representing a particular ethnic group and is structured in a similar pattern - covering the historical background, key ethnic cultural components, traditional and current ethnic family characteristics, and changes and adaptations to the ethnic family and culture. The book is suitable for undergraduate courses in Sociology of the Family, Sociology of Minority Groups, Social Work with Minority Groups, and Race and Ethnicity.



Learning Goals
Upon completing this book, readers should be able to:



Have a better understanding at the multicultural diversity of families in the United States
Have a deeper understanding of family life styles, traditions, and values of a wide range of ethnic families in America
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Product details

  • Paperback | 528 pages
  • 177.8 x 231.14 x 30.48mm | 816.46g
  • Pearson
  • Boston, MA, United States
  • English
  • 5th edition
  • black & white tables, figures
  • 0130918393
  • 9780130918390

Table of contents

Preface

Contributors





Part I: Setting the Stage



Chapter 1: Diversity Among American Ethnic Minorities

Roosevelt Wright

Charles H. Mindel

Jeanette R. Davidson



Chapter 2: A "Then and Now" Overview of the Immigrant Family in America

Charles A. Mindel

Robert W. Habenstein



Part II: European Ethnic Families



Chapter 3: The Irish-American Family

Patricia J. Fanning



Chapter 4: The Greek-American Family

Anna Karpathakis



Chapter 5: The Italian-American Family

Danielle Battisti



Chapter 6: The Polish-American Family

Mary Patrice Erdmans



Part Three: Hispanic / Latino Ethnic Families



Chapter 7: The Mexican-American Family

Rosina M. Becerra



Chapter 8: The Cuban-American Family

Zulema E. Suarez

Rose M. Perez



Chapter 9: The Puerto Rican-American Family

Lirio K. Negroni



Chapter 10: The Dominican-American Family

Ramona Hernandez



Part IV: Asian American Ethnic Families



Chapter 11: The Korean-American family

Pyong Gap Min

Chigon Kim



Chapter 12: The Vietnamese-American Family

Thanh Van Tran

Phu Tai Phan



Chapter 13: The Chinese-American Family

Morrison G. Wong



Chapter 14: The Japanese-American Family

Arthur Sakamoto

ChangHwan Kim

Isao Takei



Chapter 15: The Filipino-American Family

Carl L. Bankston III



Chapter 16: The Asian Indian-American Family

Uma A. Segal



Part V: Historically Subjugated Ethnic Families



Chapter 17: The African-American Family

Dwain A. Pellebon



Chapter 18: The Native American Indian Family

Robert John



Part VI: Socio-Religious Ethnic Families



Chapter 19: The Jewish-American Family

Charles H. Mindel

Bernard Farber

Bernard Lazerwitz



Chapter 20: The Amish-American Family

Donald B. Kraybill

Gertrude Enders Huntington



Chapter 21: The Mormon-American Family

David C. Dollahite



Chapter 22: The Muslim-American Family

Bahira Sherif Trask



Index
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