Contextualizing Immigrant and Refugee Resilience : Cultural and Acculturation Perspectives Hardback
Edited by Derya Gungoer, Dagmar Strohmeier
Part of the Advances in Immigrant Family Research series
This book offers a comprehensive overview of resilience across immigrant and refugee populations.
It examines immigrant and refugee strengths and challenges and explores what these experiences can impart about the psychology of human resilience.
Chapters review culture functions and how they can be used as a resource to promote resilience.
In addition, chapters provide evidence-based approaches to foster and build resilience.
Finally, the book provides policy recommendations on how to promote the well-being of immigrant and refugee families. Topics featured in this book include:Methods of cultural adaptation and acculturation by immigrant youth. Educational outcomes of immigrant youth in a European context. Positive adjustment among internal migrants. Experiences of Syrian and Iraqian asylum seekers. Preventive interventions for immigrant youth. Fostering cross-cultural friendships with the ViSC Anti-Bullying Program. Contextualizing Immigrant and Refugee Resilience is a must-have resource for researchers, professors, graduate students as well as clinicians, professionals, and policymakers in the fields of developmental, social, and cross-cultural psychology, parenting and family studies, social work, and all interrelated disciplines.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 256 pages, 1 Illustrations, color; 8 Illustrations, black and white; XVII, 256 p. 9 illus., 1 illus.
- Publisher: Springer Nature Switzerland AG
- Publication Date: 31/05/2020
- Category: Refugees & political asylum
- ISBN: 9783030423025