Knowing and Serving Diverse Families

Knowing and Serving Diverse Families

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For courses on Parents/Families in Early Childhood.This book meets the growing need for students to learn how to interact with people who are different from them. Readers are encouraged to examine and appreciate the differences that exist because of diversity from race, language, ethnicity, age and socio-economic levels. The combination of the most up-to-date research and the expertise of seasoned professionals make this insightful text a strong foundation for preparing students to work comfortably with all people.show more

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  • Paperback | 365 pages
  • 185.42 x 231.14 x 20.32mm | 498.95g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130110582
  • 9780130110589

Table of contents

I. INTRODUCTION. 1. Knowing and Serving the Human Family: An Introduction. 2. Serving Individuals and Families: Equal Protection. 3. Systems for Knowing Families. II. ETHNIC DIVERSITY AMONG AMERICAN FAMILIES. 4. African-American Families. 5. Hispanic-American Families. 6. Asian-American Families. 7. Arab-American Families. 8. Native American Indian Families. 9. Amish Families. III. LIFESTYLE VARIATIONS AMONG UNITED STATES FAMILIES. 10. Single Teenage Parent Families. 11. Divorced Single-Parent Families. 12. Stepfamilies. 13. Families with Special Needs Children. 14. Gay and Lesbian Families. IV. CONCLUSIONS. 15. Serving Families. Name Index. Subject Index.show more

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