5._Family_and_Identity--Roles_and_Mental_Health

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Family and Identity Roles and Mental Health
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“Traditional Families?” Strong nuclear family with two-parent households: 63% of AA families (v. 58% of whites) Extended family presence: 3.98 members/AA family v. 3.05 members/white family Adult children Elderly relatives
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Asian American Queer Domesticity 1940 Male to Female Ratio Chinese: 2.9 to 1 Filipino: 3.5 to 1 Brotherhood Societies District, Village, Family Associations Barkadas
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Changing Roles Roles: expected behaviors given one’s social position Female labor force participation: 64.3% of AA women v. 62.8% of whites AA women more likely to be professional (46%) v. whites (41%) Even with more professional jobs, AA women earn 94% of
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Role Reversals Confucian principles of males over females and old over young Female breadwinners Child spokesperson, cultural broker, translators Elderly mutes Shifts in roles for all through the migration process
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2011 for the course ETHS 220 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at S.F. State.

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