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Author Chuang, Susan S., 1969-

Title Immigrant Children : Change, Adaptation, and Cultural Transformation
Published Lanham : Lexington Books, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (331 pages)
Contents Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: Changing Lives; Chapter 2: Immigrant Children; Chapter 3: A Resilience Framework to Examine Immigrant and Refugee Children and Youth in Canada; Chapter 4: Social Functioning and Peer Experiences in Immigrant Chinese, Canadian-born Chinese, and European Canadian Children; Chapter 5: The Achievement/Adjustment Paradox; Chapter 6: Youth Risk Behavior among Mexican-Origin Adolescents; Chapter 7: The Acculturation and Adaptation of Second-Generation Immigrant Youth in Toronto and Montreal
Chapter 8: Service Providers' Perspectives on the Pathways of Adjustment for Newcomer Children and Youth in CanadaChapter 9: The Social Relational Perspective on Family Acculturation; Chapter 10: Psychological Aspects of Immigration among Youth Living in Portugal; Chapter 11: School Readiness in Latino Immigrant Children in the United States; Chapter 12: Challenges Facing Immigrant Parents and Their Involvement in Their Children's Schooling; Chapter 13: Acculturation-Related Conflict across Generations in Immigrant Families; Chapter 14: New Arrivals; Author Index; Subject Index
Summary This edited book focuses on immigrant and refugee children around the world and will provide readers with a richer and more comprehensive approach of how researchers, practitioners, and social policymakers can examine immigrant children and youth among ethnic minority families. Also, the chapters will focus on the various methodological advances used to explicitly investigate immigrant children and youth
Notes About the EditorsList of Contributors
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Acculturation.
Immigrant children.
Immigrant families.
Refugee children.
Form Electronic book
Author Adams, Michele.
Baumwell, Lisa
Berry, John W.
Boiger, Michael
Carhill, Avary
Chen, Xinyin.
Coltrane, Scott.
Cookston, Jeff
Coyne, Lisa W.
Dias, Sandra I
Este, David, 1953-
Friesen, Christopher
Han, Eun-Jin
Kuczynski, Leon, 1950-
Luther, Kate.
Marks, Amy.
Moreno, Robert P., 1962-
Navara, Geoff
Neto, Félix, 1950-
Ngo, Hieu Van, 1972-
Parke, Ross D.
Patton, Flannery
Qin, Desiree
Rasmi, Sarah
Sabatier, Colette.
Suárez-Orozco, Carola, 1957-
Tamis-LeMonda, Catherine S. (Catherine Susan), 1958-
Tse, Hennis Chi-Hang
ISBN 0739167065