Immigrant and Refugee Families
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Immigrant and Refugee Families

By Co-edited with equal contribution by Jaime Ballard
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Book Description

Immigrant and Refugee Families: Global Perspectives on Displacement and Resettlement Experiences offers an interdisciplinary perspective on immigrant and refugee families' challenges and resilience across multiple domains, including economic, political, health, and human rights.


https://doi.org/10.24926/8668.0901
ISBN: 978-1-946135-01-8

Table of Contents
  • Cover
  • Title Page
  • Copyright
  • Table Of Contents
  • Reviews
  • Acknowledgements
  • About the Co-Editors
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: Immigration and Immigrant Policy: Barriers and Opportunities for Families
    • 1.1 Immigration Policy
    • 1.2 Current Immigration Policy
    • 1.3 Opportunities and Barriers for Immigrant Families
    • 1.4 Future Directions
    • 1.5 Conclusion
    • 1.6 References
    • 1.7 Appendices
  • Chapter 2: From There to Here: The Journey of Refugee Families to the United States
    • 2.1 Fleeing Persecution and Separation from Family
    • 2.2 Travel to Temporary Refuge
    • 2.3 Family Admittance to the United States
    • 2.4 Entering the United States
    • 2.5 Future Directions in Policy and Refugee Family Support
    • 2.6 Conclusion
    • 2.7 References
    • 2.8 Appendix
  • Chapter 3: Human Rights
    • 3.1 What are Human Rights?
    • 3.2 The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
    • 3.3 The Status of Human in the United States
    • 3.4 Emerging Directions
    • 3.5 Conclusion
    • 3.6 References
  • Chapter 4: Economic Well-Being, Supports and Barriers
    • 4.1 Employment
    • 4.2 Access to Necessities
    • 4.3 Financial Problems
    • 4.4 Future Directions
    • 4.5 Conclusion
    • 4.6 References
  • Chapter 5: Mental Health
    • 5.1 Different Shared Experiences
    • 5.2 Mental Health Challenges
    • 5.3 Mental Health Treatments
    • 5.4 Emerging Directions
    • 5.5 Conclusion
    • 5.6 References
  • Chapter 6: Intimate Partner Violence among Immigrants and Refugees
    • 6.1 Defining IPV
    • 6.2 IPV Among Immigrants and Refugees
    • 6.3 Risk and Protective Factors
    • 6.4 Responses to IPV
    • 6.5 Barriers to Help Seeking
    • 6.6 Future Directions
    • 6.7 Case Study
    • 6.8 Conclusion
    • 6.9 References
  • Chapter 7: Substance Abuse
    • 7.1 Substance Abuse Prevalence
    • 7.2 Risk Factors
    • 7.3 Family Influences on Substance Abuse
    • 7.4 Theoretical Frameworks
    • 7.5 Policy On Legal Consequences of Substance Use
    • 7.6 Substance Abuse Prevention and Intervention
    • 7.7 Conclusion
    • 7.8 References
  • Chapter 8: Resilience in Immigrant and Refugee Families
    • 8.1 Family Motivation: Value of Work and Education
    • 8.2 Family Connectedness and Identity
    • 8.3 Role of Resources in Achieving Aspirations
    • 8.4 Emerging Directions
    • 8.5 Conclusion
    • 8.6 References
  • Chapter 9: Embracing a New Home: Resettlement Research and the Family
    • 9.1 Assimilation
    • 9.2 Family Theories: A New Direction for Research with Resettled Populations
    • 9.3 Critical Theories
    • 9.4 Cultural Values to Consider in Resettlement Research
    • 9.5 Future Directions
    • 9.6 Conclusion
    • 9.7 References
  • Chapter 10: Conclusion
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