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Chinese America Mental Health and Quality of Life in the Inner City

by Chalsa M. Loo


Chinese America Mental Health and Quality of Life in the Inner City Synopsis

This systematic study of residents in San Francisco's Chinatown - funded by the National Institute of Mental Health - takes an empirical and psychological approach. Examining the physical health, mental health and general welfare of Chinese Americans, the combination of in-depth surveys and interviews with residents results in a clear picture of the social and psychological problems of this ethnic minority community. The author also examines various stereotypes and myths about Chinese Americans, Asian Americans and immigrants found in academic literature, and her study dispells most of them.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780761912552
Publication date: 15th October 1998
Author: Chalsa M. Loo
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 286 pages
Categories: Anthropology, Social, group or collective psychology, Social issues & processes, Cultural studies,

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