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This newsletter issue contains feature articles and short reports on how and why family structures are undergoing substantial change in many parts of the world. These articles include: (1) "The Changing Family Structure," a review of how families are changing and why; (2) "Peru: Families in the Andes"; (3) "Thailand: Families of the Garbage Dump"; (4) "Arrernte Families, Culture, and Environment," about Australia's Aboriginal peoples; (5) "Thriving against the Odds," which examines how children can thrive despite adverse circumstances; and (6) a review of the book "Changing Family Life in East Africa: Women and Children at Risk." The issue also contains a network news column with short reports on programs in Argentina, Brazil, Israel, Kenya, Namibia, Tunisia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Two reports from field project staff examine the state of early childhood care and education in Latin America and the production of a video on Ethiopian immigrants in Israel. Other columns discuss the use of educational materials in a malaria campaign and road safety for children. (MDM)

Descriptors: Cultural Traits, Extended Family, Family Problems, Family Programs, Family (Sociological Unit), Family Structure, Foreign Countries, Nuclear Family, Poverty, Poverty Programs, Social Change











Author: Bernard van Leer Foundation Newsletter, n72 Oct 1993

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=9633&id=ED366438







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