Ethnic Families in America

Ethnic Families in America : Patterns and Variations

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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 GoalsUpon 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 Americashow more

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  • Paperback | 528 pages
  • 177.8 x 231.14 x 30.48mm | 816.46g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Boston, MA, United States
  • English
  • 5th edition
  • 0130918393
  • 9780130918390

Table of contents

PrefaceContributors Part I: Setting the Stage Chapter 1: Diversity Among American Ethnic MinoritiesRoosevelt WrightCharles H. MindelJeanette R. Davidson Chapter 2: A "Then and Now" Overview of the Immigrant Family in AmericaCharles A. MindelRobert W. Habenstein Part II: European Ethnic Families Chapter 3: The Irish-American FamilyPatricia J. Fanning Chapter 4: The Greek-American FamilyAnna Karpathakis Chapter 5: The Italian-American FamilyDanielle Battisti Chapter 6: The Polish-American FamilyMary Patrice Erdmans Part Three: Hispanic / Latino Ethnic Families Chapter 7: The Mexican-American FamilyRosina M. Becerra Chapter 8: The Cuban-American FamilyZulema E. SuarezRose M. Perez Chapter 9: The Puerto Rican-American FamilyLirio K. Negroni Chapter 10: The Dominican-American FamilyRamona Hernandez Part IV: Asian American Ethnic Families Chapter 11: The Korean-American familyPyong Gap MinChigon Kim Chapter 12: The Vietnamese-American FamilyThanh Van TranPhu Tai Phan Chapter 13: The Chinese-American FamilyMorrison G. Wong Chapter 14: The Japanese-American FamilyArthur SakamotoChangHwan KimIsao Takei Chapter 15: The Filipino-American FamilyCarl L. Bankston III Chapter 16: The Asian Indian-American FamilyUma A. Segal Part V: Historically Subjugated Ethnic Families Chapter 17: The African-American FamilyDwain A. Pellebon Chapter 18: The Native American Indian FamilyRobert John Part VI: Socio-Religious Ethnic Families Chapter 19: The Jewish-American FamilyCharles H. MindelBernard FarberBernard Lazerwitz Chapter 20: The Amish-American FamilyDonald B. KraybillGertrude Enders Huntington Chapter 21: The Mormon-American FamilyDavid C. Dollahite Chapter 22: The Muslim-American FamilyBahira Sherif Trask Indexshow more

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