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Chan, S., & Chen, D. (2011). Families with Asian roots. In E.W. Lynch & M.J. Hanson (Eds.). Developing cross-cultural competence: A guide for working with children and families (4th ed., pp. 234-318). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.


This chapter presents an historical and current overview of Asians immigrating to the United States, a summary of cultural beliefs and values based on religious and philosophical backgrounds, and a discussion of how diverse family perspectives may influence their interactions with professionals and expectations for their children's educational experiences, and considerations to guide the practices of teachers and other service providers.

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