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EITINGER, Leo, and David SCHWARZ (eds.). Strangers in the world. Bern, Stuttgart, Vienna : Hans Huber Publishers, (1981). Pp -370,(2). Small 8vo, illustrated red card covers. “This book offers the first comprehensive picture of the series of psychological problems which originate from dislocation, migration and refugee status. The book has been compiled by experts internationally well-known in different fields, such as psychiatry, sociology and philosophy. It also discusses the special problems of immigrant children,immigrant women, guest workers, survivors from concentration camps, aged i mmigrants and adopted children. Strangers in the World includes valuable studies which throw new light on the situation of Asian and black African immigrants in Europe in relation to dislocation in Africa and compares adaptation patterns of Cubans with Mexican immigrants to the United States.” - from the back cover. Contents: I: General Problems: 1. Leo Eitinger's "Foreigners in our time: Historical survey on psychiatry's approach to migration and refugee status"; 2. Alan Stoller's 'Foreigners in our time: The present situation"; 3. Harald Ofstad's "Identity and minority: Value conflicts and conflicts of identity". II: The Individual: 4. Dan G. Hertz's "The stress ofmigration: Adjustment reactions of migrants and their families"; 5. Eiting er's "Feeling 'at home': Immigrants' psychological problems"; 6. Rachelle Banchevska's "Uprooting and settling: The transplanted family"; 7. Vivian Rakoff's "Children of immigrants"; 8. Jim Cummins and Ali Abdolell's "Bilingualism and educational adjustment of immigrant children: A case study of Lebanese families in Ontario" (pp. 147-161); 9. Mirjana Morokvasic's "The invisible ones: A double role of women in the current European migrations"; 10.W. Boker's "Psycho(patho)logical reactions among foreign labourers in Euro pe"; 11. Frederic D. Hocking's "After the Holocaust: Migrants who survived massive stress experiences"; 12. Erwin K. Koranyi's "Decline and stress: Immigrant's adaptation in aged population". III: Transcultural Approaches: 13. Diana Hull's "By land and sea: Hispanic press at the southern borders of the United States"; 14. Kivuto Ndeti's "At home but alien: Internal migration and mental problems"; 15. Jacques Barou's "The psychological problems ofBlack African immigrants in Western societies"; 16. Philip H. Rack's "Afte rmat of Empire: Pakistanis in Britain: Mental health problems of some Asianimmigrants"; 17. Marianne Cederblad's "Getting an identity: Transracial, i nter-country adoption"; 18. Stoller's "A migrating world: Migrants and refugees: Some fats, patterns and figures". Rakoff's article contains some NovaScotia material. Very good. 25.00
Title: Strangers in the world.
Publisher: Hans Huber Publishers, Bern, Stuttgart, Vienna , 1981, ISBN:3456809727:
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