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Sexual Abuse in Nine North American Cultures: Treatment and Prevention / Edition 1
     

Sexual Abuse in Nine North American Cultures: Treatment and Prevention / Edition 1

by Lisa A Fontes
 

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ISBN-10: 0803954352

ISBN-13: 9780803954359

Pub. Date: 04/17/1995

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The impact of culture on sexual abuse issues is only beginning to be understood. In minority populations, sexual abuse can be overlooked - or survivors can be inappropriately treated - because of cultural or linguistic misunderstandings, racism or homophobia. This volume contains culture-specific chapters that consider ways in which cultural norms can be used to

Overview

The impact of culture on sexual abuse issues is only beginning to be understood. In minority populations, sexual abuse can be overlooked - or survivors can be inappropriately treated - because of cultural or linguistic misunderstandings, racism or homophobia. This volume contains culture-specific chapters that consider ways in which cultural norms can be used to protect children and promote healing from sexual abuse.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803954359
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/17/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword - Eliana Gil
Introduction - Lisa Aronson Fontes
African Americans and Sexual Child Abuse - Veronica D Abney and Ronnie Priest
Puerto Ricans and Sexual Child Abuse - Lillian Comas-Díaz
Asian, Pacific Island and Filipino Americans and Sexual Child Abuse - Amy Okamura, Patricia Heras and Linda Wong-Kerberg
Cambodians and Sexual Child Abuse - Mary Scully, Theanvy Kuoch and Richard A Miller
Jews and Sexual Child Abuse - Joan M Featherman
Anglo Americans and Sexual Child Abuse - Marian Schmidt
Seventh Day Adventists and Sexual Child Abuse - Catherine Taylor and Lisa Aronson Fontes
Gay Males and Sexual Child Abuse - Doug Arey
Lesbians and Sexual Child Abuse - Maryellen Butke
Culturally Informed Interventions for Sexual Child Abuse - Lisa Aronson Fontes

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