15 Tables, black and white; 4 Illustrations, black and white; XXVI, 413 p. 4 illus.
Julie Hakim-Larson, Kristine J. Ajrouch, Sylvia Nassar-McMillan
1st ed. 2014
Table Of Contents
Section I. Introduction Arab American Culture.-Chapter 1 Biopsychosocial Perspectives on Arab Americans: An Introduction.-Chapter 2 The Sociopolitical History of Arabs in the US: Assimilation, Ethnicity and Global Citizenship.- Chapter 3Intra-Ethnic Diversity and Religion of Arab Americans.- Chapter 4 Family Values and Traditions among Arab Americans.-Chapter 5 Arab Americans and Gender.-Chapter 6 Arab Americans and the Aging Process.- Chapter 7 Using Convoys of Social Relations to Understand Culture and Forgiveness from an Arab American Perspective.-Section II Introduction to the Psychosocial Development of Arab Americans.-Chapter 8 Arab American Acculturation and Ethnic Identity across the Lifespan: Socio-Demographic Correlates and Psychological Outcomes.-Chapter 9 Arab Refugees: Trauma, Resilience, and Recovery.-Chapter 10Mental Health Risks in Arab Americans across the Lifespan.- Chapter 11 Education and Employment among Arab Americans: Pathways to Individual Identity and Community Resilience.- Chapter 12 Promoting Environmental Health in the Arab American Community.- Section III.Arab American Health and Disease: Risks and Resilience.- Chapter 13 Substance Abuse among Arab Americans.-Chapter 14 Diabetes Mellitus among Arab Americans.-Chapter 15 Maternal and Child Health.- Chapter 16 Cancer: Cross-roads of Ethnicity and Environment in the Arab American Community.-Chapter 17 Arab American Health Disparities: A Call for Advocacy.- Chapter 18 Health and Well-Being in Arab Americans: Prevention Strategies using a Biopsychosocial Approach.