How the Social Construction of “Child Abuse” Affect Immigrant Parents: Policy Changes That Protect Children and Families

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REISIG, Jennifer A. ; MILLER, Monica K. (2016)
  • Publisher: Uludag University
  • Journal: Cilt: 2 Sayı: 1 (issn: 1307-8364, eissn: 1307-9999)
  • Subject: Immigration, parenting practices, cultural beliefs, social work, legal
    mesheuropmc: humanities

Immigrants who move to the United States often face the challenge of interpreting new laws and social norms (e.g., parenting norms), which may vary greatly from their native culture. Acceptable parenting practices are socially constructed beliefs, rooted in cultural con... View more
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