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Family ethnicity involves the unique family customs, proverbs, and stories that are passed on for generations. This volume provides extensive information about the various cultural elements that different family groups have drawn upon in order to exist in the United States today. The sections cover Native American Indians, Native Hawaiians, Mexican American and Spanish, African American, Muslim American, and Asian American families.
"...illuminates family differences which distinguish them from other groups & how they form identifications with similar allied families & provide reference groups to their members."
PART ONE: FAMILY ETHNIC DIVERSITY Families of Color - Harriette Pipes Mc Adoo Strengths that Come from Diversity Reframing Family Ethnicity in America - Doris Wilkinson PART TWO: NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN FAMILIES The American Indian Experience - Suzan Shown Harjo Firstborn American Indian Daughters - Le Anne E Silvey Struggles to Reclaim Cultural Self Identity Contemporary Issues in the Urban American Indian Family - Walter T Kawamoto and Tamara C Cheshire PART THREE: NATIVE HAWAIIAN FAMILIES Native Hawaiian Families - Lillian Aotaki Phenice PART FOUR: MEXICAN AMERICAN AND SPANISH-ORIGIN FAMILIES Mexican American/Chicano Families - Estella A Martínez Parenting as Diverse as the Families Themselves Cuban Americans in Exile - Zulema E Suárez Myths and Reality Dichos y Refranes - Jaime Chahin, Francisco A Villarruel and Ruben Anguiano Viramontez The Transmission of Cultural Values and Beliefs PART FIVE: AFRICAN AMERICAN FAMILIES African American Extended Kin Systems - Shirley J Hatchett and James S Jackson An Empirical Assessment in the National Survey of Black Americans African American Females as Primary Parents - Niara Sudarkasa PART SIX: MUSLIM AMERICAN FAMILIES Islamic Family Ideals and Their Relevance to American Muslim Families - Bahira Sherif Contemporary Muslim Women and the Family - Marsha T Carolan PART SEVEN: ASIAN AMERICAN FAMILIES Continuity and Change among Vietnamese Families in the United States - Steven J Gold Intergenerational Relationships among Chinese Immigrant Families from Taiwan - Chien Lin and William T Liu The Ethnic Socialization of Chinese American Children - Young-Shi Ou and Harriette Pipes Mc Adoo Korean Immigrants' Marital Patterns and Marital Adjustments - Pyong Gap Min PART EIGHT: SOCIAL PRACTICE WITH PEOPLE OF COLOR Necessary Social Work Roles and Knowledge with Native Americans - Charlotte Tsoi Goodluck Indian Child Welfare Act And How Are the Children? Diversity in Childhood Experiences - Wynetta Devore and Harlan London Family Ethnicity - Harriette Pipes Mc Adoo Challenges for the 21st Century