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Intercultural Parenting and Relationships


Intercultural Parenting and Relationships

Challenges and Rewards

von: Dharam Bhugun

51,16 €

Verlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 10.05.2019
ISBN/EAN: 9783030140601
Sprache: englisch

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This book provides understandings of how intercultural, -racial, -ethnic, -national, and -faith couples and parents in Australia bring up their children and manage their relationships. Which challenges and benefits do they encounter, and which strategies do they use to negotiate their differences and belongingness? In portraying the lived experiences of intercultural couples and parents, Bhugun considers contextual and external factors such as individual and personality traits, the environment, gender and power, religion, socio-economic status, extended family, friends, and diasporic communities. Moving the reader from beyond negative stereotypes to a more nuanced representation of both the challenges and benefits of the phenomenon, Intercultural Parenting and Relationships provides intimate testimonies and offers innovations in theory and practice.Scholars, practitioners, students, intercultural couples, parents, families and the wider community will benefit from the rich insights into the challenges and successes of intercultural relationships and parenting presented in this book.
1. Introduction.- 2. Intercultural Parenting and the Australian Context.- 3. Cultures Coming Together.- 4. Power Relations, Reverse Acculturation/Enculturation.- 5. Strategies for Making Intercultural Parenting Work.- 6. Implications for Theory, Practice and Policy.
Dharam Bhugun is a Psycho-Social Therapist at Realistic Counselling, Queensland, Australia and Guest Lecturer, Southern Cross University, Gold Coast, Australia. 
This book provides understandings of how intercultural, -racial, -ethnic, -national, and -faith couples and parents in Australia bring up their children and manage their relationships. Which challenges and benefits do they encounter, and which strategies do they use to negotiate their differences and belongingness? In portraying the lived experiences of intercultural couples and parents, Bhugun considers contextual and external factors such as individual and personality traits, the environment, gender and power, religion, socio-economic status, extended family, friends, and diasporic communities. Moving the reader from beyond negative stereotypes to a more nuanced representation of both the challenges and benefits of the phenomenon, Intercultural Parenting and Relationships provides intimate testimonies and offers innovations in theory and practice.Scholars, practitioners, students, intercultural couples, parents, families and the wider community will benefit from the rich insights into the challenges and successes of intercultural relationships and parenting presented in this book.
Provides a balanced overview of the challenges as well as the strengths and resiliencies of intercultural parentsExplores the meaning-making process of everyday interactions of intercultural parents  Focuses on the “what is” rather than “what should be” of parents’ own experiences of cultural differences

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