Intermarriage and mixed parenting, promoting mental health and wellbeing : crossover love /

The world is currently witnessing a significant growth in marriages across ethnic borders, but relatively little is known of how discourses of 'normal' families, ethnicity, race, migration, hos globalization affect couples and children involved in these mixed marriages. This book illuminat...

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Main Author: Singla, Rashmi
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
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Summary:The world is currently witnessing a significant growth in marriages across ethnic borders, but relatively little is known of how discourses of 'normal' families, ethnicity, race, migration, hos globalization affect couples and children involved in these mixed marriages. This book illuminates the reality of mixed marriage though intimate stories drawn from the lives of visibly different couples. The testimonies describe rich possibilities and bitter disappointments, offering lessons for services promoting mental health and wellbeing and for improving psychosocial intervention. The book will be of interest to academics in anthropology, sociology, psychology and social work, as well as practitioners including psychologists, counsellors, school advisors and health workers.
Physical Description:xiii, 249 pages ; 23 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 228-240) and index.
ISBN:9781137390776 (hardback)
1137390778 (hardback)