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Global perspectives on family life education

Author: Mihaela Robila; Alan C Taylor
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This expansive reference examines the many types of Family Life Education (FLE) programs being offered around the world, reflecting a myriad of cultures and contexts. Coverage identifies core FLE content areas including parenting education, human sexuality, and interpersonal relationships, and details their programming in various countries over six continents, the Caribbean, and the Middle East. Contributors discuss  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
(OCoLC)1022791247
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mihaela Robila; Alan C Taylor
ISBN: 9783319775890 3319775898
OCLC Number: 1046458999
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 418 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Global Perspectives on Family Life Education: Introduction --
Family Life Education in South Korea --
Family Life Education in China --
Family Life Education in Taiwan --
Opportunities for Family Life Education in Thailand --
Family Life Education in India: Policies and Prospects --
Education for Family Life Education in Australia --
Family Characteristics and Family Life Education in Algeria --
Family Life Education Development, Implementation and Evaluation in Tanzania --
Family Life Education in Kenya --
Family Life Education: A Ghanaian Perspective --
South Africa: Family Life as the Mirror of a Society --
Family Life Education in the United States --
Social Programs on Family Life Education in México --
Family Life Education in the Caribbean Islands: Barbados, Grenada, and Trinidad & Tobago --
Family Life Education: Brazilian Realities and Dreams --
Family Life Education in Chile: A Critical Analysis of Two Programs --
Family Life Education in Colombia: Fostering Families' Well-Being --
Family and Child Welfare in Norway: An Analysis of the Welfare State's Programs and Services --
Irish Family Life in Changing Times --
Family Life Education in Ukraine --
Family Life Education in Turkey --
Social-Economic, Historical and Cultural Context of Israel and Impact on the Families --
Family Life Education in Saudi Arabia --
Family Life Education --
Synthesis and Future Directions.
Responsibility: Mihaela Robila, Alan C. Taylor, editors.

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This expansive reference examines the many types of Family Life Education (FLE) programs being offered around the world, reflecting a myriad of cultures and contexts. Coverage identifies core FLE content areas including parenting education, human sexuality, and interpersonal relationships, and details their programming in various countries over six continents, the Caribbean, and the Middle East. Contributors discuss complex challenges of program design, implementation, and evaluation, as well as connections between FLE and family prevention and intervention services. This knowledge is of great theoretical and practical utility across various fields, and is of particular interest to those developing programs for diverse populations. This unique volume: Presents in-depth information on Family Life Education programs from different countries around the world. Discusses how the socio-historic, political, and economic context of a country impacts its families and family services and programs. Covers current topics including poverty, domestic violence, and immigration. Encourages best practices and thorough understanding of the country/region. Offers recommendations for family service providers. Global Perspectives on Family Life Education is a trove of vital knowledge benefitting scholars and researchers as well as professors, postgraduates, graduate and undergraduate students, and practitioners in the family sciences, family life education, family therapy, social work, child and family studies, psychology, sociology, social work, cultural studies, and urban studies.

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