Marriages across ethnic borders are increasing in frequency, yet little is known of how discourses of 'normal' families, ethnicity, race, migration, globalisation affect couples and children involved in these mixed marriages. This book explores mixed marriage though intimate stories drawn from the real lives of visibly different couples.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan UK|
|Edition description:||1st ed. 2015|
|Product dimensions:||5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Rashmi Singla is Associate Professor at the Department of Psychology and Educational Research, Roskilde University, Denmark. She is part of the NGO-Transcultural Therapeutic Team for Ethnic Minority Youth and Families, and is involved in a number of international projects concerning health and globalisation. She has published widely on family/youth relationships and psychosocial intervention.
Table of Contents
1. Intimate Relationships across Ethnic (and Other) Borders 2. Setting the Danish Scene and Mixedness Concept 3. The Intermarried Couples and their Experiences 4. Getting Together - 'Falling in Love' 5. Managing Everyday Life 6. Mixed Parenting Ideals and Practices 7. Local Lives in a Transnational Context 8. Living 'Private Life in the Public Gaze': Mental Health and Wellbeing 9. Implications for Strengthening Mixed Partnering and Parenting: Counselling and Psychotherapy