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

Forewordvii
Contributorsx
Prefacexiv
Section 1Roots and Origins
Chapter 1Roots and origins: ethnicity and the traditional family1
Chapter 2Traditional values and the family life cycle33
Chapter 3Families in transition47
Section 2Main Religious Communities: Precepts, History and Practices in Britain Today
Chapter 4The Hindu, Jain and Buddhist communities; beliefs and practices61
Chapter 5The Muslim community: beliefs and practices83
Chapter 6Religious beliefs and practices among Sikh families in Britain107
Chapter 7Jews, Christians and Parsis121
Section 3Asian Children and British Institutions
Chapter 8Health needs of children from Asian ethnic minorities141
Chapter 9Educational issues157
Section 4Children in Need
Chapter 10Similarities and differences: working respectfully with the Bangladeshi community176
Chapter 11Psychological problems in Asian children195
Chapter 12Children and families involved in Children Act proceedings217
Index235

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