psy 413 ethnic family write up

psy 413 ethnic family write up - Hannah Bauss PSY 413...

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Hannah Bauss PSY 413 Asian-American Families Strengths Mostly two parent homes, creates a stable home environment. Strong ties between parents and children. Family is more important than the individual – collectivist ideals. Strong ties and support among extended family. Encourage children to remain in school. Offer lots of personal support regarding academics. Tends to reduce stress against discrimination. Families tend to maintain a strong cultural identity. Remain cohesive despite generational and assimilation differences. Students tend to work harder in school and extracurricular activities than non-Asian American students. Challenges, Obstacles or Stresses Many women work outside the home because a double income is necessary for the family’s economic survival. Women are still expected to fill the role of homemaker even when employed outside the home. The length of the family’s residence in the U.S. has no effect on this.
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