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Inman, Arpana G.; Yeh, Christine J.; Madan-Bahel, Anvita; Nath, Shivani – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2007
Eleven first-generation South Asian family members who lost a relative in the World Trade Center attacks on September 11, 2001, were interviewed about their loss and their coping strategies. Data were analyzed using consensual qualitative research (CQR) methodology. Participant responses clearly delineated bereavement reactions and coping within a…
Descriptors: Grief, Coping, Terrorism, Violence
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Das, Ajit K.; Kemp, Sharon F. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 1997
Examines some of the mental health issues associated with counseling South Asian immigrants in the United States. Develops a profile of the South Asian family, examining its structure and values in relation to those of the American counseling community. Focuses on Indian families and customs. (RJM)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Asian Americans, Counseling, Cross Cultural Studies
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Ibrahim, Farah; Ohnishi, Hifumi; Sandhu, Daya Singh – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 1997
Proposes a framework for understanding the ethnic identity development of South Asian Americans, primarily Indian and Pakistan Americans. Cultural identity is placed in the context of the social, psychological, political, and historical background of the Indian subcontinent and the United States. Culture, gender, and worldview are examined. (RJM)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Asian Americans, Counseling, Cross Cultural Studies
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Sodowsky, Gargi Roysircar; Carey, John C. – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 1987
Examines unique adjustment problems faced by Asian Indian immigrants to the United States. Looks at the impact of higher education; pretransition factors of religion and family roles; posttransition factors related to social adjustment (middle class status, voluntary migration, ethnic social support, assimilation, intergenerational conflict); and…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adjustment (to Environment), Asian Americans, Cultural Influences