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

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

by Annie Christine Lau
     
 

ISBN-10: 186156127X

ISBN-13: 9781861561275

Pub. Date: 01/01/1999

Publisher: Wiley

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781861561275
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/01/1999
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.03(w) x 9.13(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Contributors
Preface
Ch. 1Roots and origins: ethnicity and the traditional family1
Ch. 2Traditional values and the family life cycle33
Ch. 3Families in transition47
Ch. 4The Hindu, Jain and Buddhist communities; beliefs and practices61
Ch. 5The Muslim community: beliefs and practices83
Ch. 6Religious beliefs and practices among Sikh families in Britain107
Ch. 7Jews, Christians and Parsis121
Ch. 8Health needs of children from Asian ethnic minorities141
Ch. 9Educational issues157
Ch. 10Similarities and differences: working respectfully with the Bangladeshi community176
Ch. 11Psychological problems in Asian children195
Ch. 12Children and families involved in Children Act proceedings217
Index235

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