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Title Constructing gender : multicultural perspectives in working with women / Maria Julia, editor.

Published Australia : Brooks/Cole, [2000]
©2000

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 UniM Bail  364.83089 CONS    AVAILABLE
Physical description xix, 233 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 Ethnicity and Gender: Introduction of Concepts and Theoretical Framework / Maria Julia 1 -- Equality Versus Difference 3 -- A Framework for Studying Gender and Ethnicity 5 -- Implications for Intervention/Practice 6 -- 2 African American Women / Greta Berry Winbush 11 -- Who Are African American Women? 12 -- Strength of African American Women: Social Networks 17 -- Challenges Confronting African American Women 20 -- 3 Amish Women: From Martyrs to Entrepreneurs / Gretchen H. Waltman 35 -- Historical Background and Demographics 38 -- Amish Family Life 40 -- Communication 41 -- Boundaries 47 -- Women's Issues and Concerns 51 -- Suggestions for Working with Women in This Group 59 -- 4 Appalachian Women's Ways of Living: Within and Beyond Their Cultural Heritage / Karen V. Harper 69 -- Appalachia: A Designated Region 70 -- Blended Lifestyles in Appalachian Communities 71 -- Appalachian Women: Empowered Self-Images in Process of Emergence 78 -- 5 Arab Women / Anahid DerVartanian Kulwicki 89 -- Arab Americans in the United States 90 -- Arab American Women at Risk 100 -- Stresses of Acculturation 103 -- 6 Hispanic Women / Hilda Burgos-Ocasio 109 -- Hispanic Women 113 -- Suggestions for Working with Women in This Group 130 -- Suggested Videos and Films 135 -- 7 Women's Issues and Jewish Halacha / Daryle Spero 139 -- 8 Native American Women / Beverley E. Neal 157 -- 9 Southeast Asian-American Women / Amy Zaharlick 177 -- Southeast Asian-American Population 178 -- Lao in Southeast Asia 182 -- Refugee Experience 186 -- Problems Living in the United States 195 -- 10 Conclusion: The Systemic Interface of Religion and Gender / Sharon K. Ratliff 205 -- Religion and Gender Identity 207 -- Education and Employment: Tickets to Automony 222.
Other author Julia, Maria.
Subject Social work with minority women -- United States.
Minority women -- Services for -- United States.
Minority women -- United States.
ISBN 053436473X (alk. pbk.)
053436473x