Children of Color: Research, Health, and Policy Issues

Children of Color: Research, Health, and Policy Issues

by Hiram E. Fitzgerald, Barry M. Lester
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815322887

ISBN-13: 9780815322887

Pub. Date: 12/28/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.  See more details below

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First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815322887
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/1998
Series:
Reference Books on Family Issues Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Contributors
Sect. IResearch Issues1
Ch. 1Conceptual and Methodological Issues in the Study of Ethnic Minority Children and Adolescents3
Ch. 2Equivalence and Conceptually Anchored Research with Children of Color25
Ch. 3Developmental and Cultural Context Considerations for Research on African American Adolescents53
Ch. 4Cultural Context of Children's Development73
Sect. IIHealth Care Issues93
Ch. 5Children in Crisis: The Mental Health Status of Immigrant and Migrant Hispanic Children95
Ch. 6Health Behaviors of Mexican American Families: Myths and Realities121
Ch. 7Health Issues of Immigrant Children of Color141
Ch. 8Children of Immigrants: Is Americanization Hazardous to Infant Health?159
Sect. IIIPublic Policy Issues185
Ch. 9United States Immigration Policy and Chinese Children and Families187
Ch. 10Diverse Children of Color: Research and Policy Implications205
Ch. 11Theory and Research with Children of Color: Implications for Social Policy219
Ch. 12Ethnic Minority Families and the Majority Educational System: African American, Chinese American, Hispanic American, and Native American Families257
Author Index281
Subject Index291

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