Ethnocultural Perspectives on Disaster and Trauma

Foundations, Issues, and Applications

ISBN: 978-0-387-73284-8 (Print) 978-0-387-73285-5 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXII

  2. Background and Foundations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-13

      Essential Concepts and Foundations

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      Pages 15-35

      Promoting Disaster Recovery in Ethnic-Minority Individuals and Communities

  3. Ethnocultural and Racial Group Considerations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 37-37

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      Pages 39-71

      Meeting the Physical, Psychological, and Social Needs of African Americans Following a Disaster

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      Pages 73-113

      Essential Information for Disaster Management and Trauma Specialists Working with American Indians

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      Pages 115-173

      Arab Americans: Understanding Their Challenges, Needs, and Struggles

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      Pages 175-207

      Asian Indians: Cultural Considerations for Disaster Workers

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      Pages 209-240

      Caribbean Blacks: (Haitiains, Jamaicans, Virgin Islanders, Eastern Caribbean) Responses to Disasters in Cultural Context

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      Pages 241-269

      Chinese Americans: Guidelines for Disaster Mental Health Workers

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      Pages 271-298

      The Kanaka Maoli:Native Hawaiians and heir Testimony of Trauma and Resilience

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      Pages 299-320

      Mexicans, Mexican Americans, Caribbean, and Other Latin Americans

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      Pages 321-349

      Working with Vietnamese Americans in Disasters

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      Pages 351-375

      Culture, Trauma, and the Treatment of Post-Traumatic Syndromes: A Global Perspective

  4. Back Matter

    Pages 377-410