South Asian Children and Adolescents in Britain: Ethno-Cultural Issues / Edition 1

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Psychiatrists, psychologists, and psychotherapists representing a variety of perspectives present their personal views in 12 contributions. Topics include the ethnic origins and patterns of migration that have resulted in the configurations found in Britain today; the reality of life for South Asian children in Britain; and accomodations for children with physical and learning disabilities or emotional and behavioral disturbances, according to British requirements. Lau is clinical director of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, Redbridge Health Care Trust, UK. The book is distributed in the US by Taylor & Francis. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781861561275
  • Publisher: Whurr Publishers, Limited
  • Publication date: 1/1/1999
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 6.03 (w) x 9.13 (h) x 0.78 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Contributors
Preface
Ch. 1 Roots and origins: ethnicity and the traditional family 1
Ch. 2 Traditional values and the family life cycle 33
Ch. 3 Families in transition 47
Ch. 4 The Hindu, Jain and Buddhist communities; beliefs and practices 61
Ch. 5 The Muslim community: beliefs and practices 83
Ch. 6 Religious beliefs and practices among Sikh families in Britain 107
Ch. 7 Jews, Christians and Parsis 121
Ch. 8 Health needs of children from Asian ethnic minorities 141
Ch. 9 Educational issues 157
Ch. 10 Similarities and differences: working respectfully with the Bangladeshi community 176
Ch. 11 Psychological problems in Asian children 195
Ch. 12 Children and families involved in Children Act proceedings 217
Index 235
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