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Shattered dreams : marital violence against overseas-born women in Australia. /

by Easteal, Patricia [Weiser] | Australia. Bureau of Immigration, Multicultural and Population Research.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australian Government Publishing Service 1996Description: xviii, 201 p. : ill.Notes: Commissioned by the Bureau of Immigration, Multicultural and Population Research Bibliography : p. 199-201Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Asian mothers, western birth : pregnancy, childbirth and childrearing : the Asian experience in an English-speaking country / edited by Pranee Liamputtong Rice.

by Liamputtong, Pranee (ed.).

Edition: 2nd ed.Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Ausmed Publications 1999Description: xix, 292 p.Other title: Asian Mothers, Australian Birth.Notes: "First published July 1994 (as Asian Mothers, Australian Birth)" - verso t.p.; Chapter 12 Life chances: Issues of childrearing and poverty among Asian immigrants, by Janet Taylor, p. 191-211. The chapter draws on the first stage of the longitudinal "Life Chances" study undertaken by the Brotherhood of St Laurence and looks at the situation and experiences of 33 Asian-Australian mothers with young babies. (p.191)Summary: This edition contains the original material that made "Asian Mothers, Australian Birth" so important, plus new chapters that look specifically at the needs of Asian women who have migrated to a Western country and now confront the cultural challenges that occur as women engage in the natural behaviour of motherhood.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

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