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Informal Support Network in an Asian American Community

 

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The continuum of care framework posits that individuals move from one level to the next in seeking resources for help ranging from first using informal support to finally using formal services. It is well-known in the literature that existing formal services are underutilized by the Asian American population. If that is also the case in nontraditional settlement cities like Richmond, Virginia, the continuum of care framework and existing literature suggest that Asian Americans are turning to their informal support networks to meet their needs. Thus far, the literature on informal support networks and the focus on Asian American communities are very limited. Furthermore, there is not an adequate theory to explain and predict this phenomenon. This book is a study using grounded theory design to develop a testable theory that could further the understanding of informal support networks in an Asian American community. This understanding will allow mainstream services to extend formal systems of care and better partner with existing resources to effectively serve the increasing Asian American population in the South.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC90979
AuthorSuzie S. Weng
LanguageEnglish
BindingPaperback
Number of Pages348
Publishing Year2013-07-06T00:00:00.000
ISBN9783639515480
Edition1 st
Book TypeSociety & social sciences
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandScholars' Press
Product Packaging InfoBox
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Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-10-08 00:00:00
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