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Change, Vulnerability, and Coping: Stresses of Uprooting and Overcrowding

  • George V. Coelho
  • Jane J. Stein
Part of the Current Topics in Mental Health book series (CTMH)

Abstract

A rural laborer migrates to the city, with hopes of bringing his family there within a few years, or perhaps returning home with enough money to buy or rent a small parcel of farm land. Conversely, an unemployed young man from a large city is hired for a civil-service job in the provinces. Both of these workers face major disruptions in their personal lives as they leave behind families, friends, an accustomed life-style, and a physical and cultural environment to which they made adaptations.

Keywords

Human Settlement Urban Renewal Dwelling Unit Urban Living Home Village 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • George V. Coelho
    • 1
  • Jane J. Stein
    • 2
  1. 1.Office of the Assistant Director for Children and YouthNational Institute of Mental HealthRockvilleUSA
  2. 2.USA

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