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Essay

Family and Marriage

Hmong Culture Health Hmong Health Culture the

Words: 1681
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Hmong Culture Health Hmong Health Culture The Hmong people are a group of Asian-Americans who have been living in the United States since an immigration program was started in…

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Essay

Healthcare

Hmong This Saying Attributed to

Words: 1548
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Lia Lee could not be seen alone, as the doctors saw her. Their obligation was not only to her, but to her whole family. Lia Lee's brother aptly writes:…

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2 Pages
Essay

Drama - World

Hmong Have Experienced Continual Cultural

Words: 609
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

hen the Hmong refugees encounter the peculiarities of the estern medical system, their entire worldview is called into question. Yet it is mainly the Americans who struggle. The Hmong…

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Term Paper

Military

On Specific Book

Words: 609
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

arrival of Hmong to the United States and delves briefly on the earlier conditions of the Hmong in Laos and Southeast Asia, their region of origin. The Spirit Catches…

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Term Paper

Family and Marriage

Spirit Lifts Us as a

Words: 1531
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

e know that we do not know everything in the est. However, many aspects of the Hmong are also just coming out of the Middle Ages and there is…

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Book Report

Healthcare

Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

Words: 1913
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Book Report

Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman is a groundbreaking book about cross-cultural communication in health care. The book is about Lia Lee, who was the…

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7 Pages
Book Report

Children

Cultural Differences Often Impedes Progress

Words: 2219
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Book Report

Both healers could learn how to incorporate techniques that may be different from their respective cultures into how they treat medical conditions. Ultimately Lia was put into foster care…

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Essay

Healthcare

Spirit Catches You and You

Words: 1250
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

The family would certainly have been more comfortable if the hospital made more of an effort to understand their culture and beliefs. The Lees were treated as if they…

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Term Paper

Children

Spirit Catches You and You

Words: 1407
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Medical training is all about treating patients who understand, there is little training for the patients who are not "normal," and so the medical community is ill prepared to…

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Book Report

Family and Marriage

Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

Words: 2045
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Book Report

Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down I believe Anne Fadiman was trying to prove that it is possible to work through tough cultural barriers by showing the mistakes…

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Term Paper

Family and Marriage

Spirit Catches You and You

Words: 1206
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Within this clash of cultures, the Lee family did not know how to cope with the medical system in place to help Lia and her epilepsy. When they refused…

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Book Report

Family and Marriage

Cultures Work That What Is

Words: 2258
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Book Report

e. according to American norms and conventions. Part of this, incidentally, was due too to the fault of government itself that failed to provide them with the land, which…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Family and Marriage

Growing to Adulthood in the United States

Words: 580
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

growing to adulthood in the United States, an young child and then an adolescence is encouraged to increasingly become more independent. By the age of three, many children are…

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Research Paper

Family and Marriage

TANF Time Limits

Words: 4248
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Research Paper

TANF Time Limits The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, or TANF for short, is one of the more controversial and maligned or one of the most lauded and touted…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Healthcare

Complexities of Culture and Counseling

Words: 2436
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Culture and Counseling In her book The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, author Anne Fadiman recounts the life and death of a little Hmong girl living in…

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Term Paper

Medicine

Spirit Catches You and You

Words: 2568
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

To a culture that didn't use calendars, giving a certain medicine at a certain hour of the day was incomprehensible. Neil and Peggy didn't consider that a somewhat less…

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Essay

Anthropology

The Relevance of Anthropology Today

Words: 1568
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

The Usefulness of Anthropology in a Globalized Society In his seminal text, The Naked Ape, Desmond Morris examines the biological basis for modern human behaviors in urban settings, and…

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6 Pages
Essay

Children

Defend or Reject Buchanan and Brock Would

Words: 1829
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Defend or reject: Buchanan and Brock would rightly defend the decision of the court to remove Lia Lee from the custody of her parents and place her in a…

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3 Pages
Essay

Family and Marriage

Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

Words: 1004
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down is a book by Anne Fadiman about cross-cultural communications, or lack thereof, in the American health care system. The book is about…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Healthcare

Old Chinese Proverb That I Believe Encompasses

Words: 1160
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

old Chinese proverb that I believe encompasses my feelings for the nursing profession. With the healthcare industry in its current state of disruption, it has become very important to…

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2 Pages
Essay

Medicine

Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

Words: 567
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

spirit catches you and you fall down. Notions of epilepsy amongst the Hmong nation are diametrically different to those of the West. The Hmong believe that epileptic individuals are…

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3 Pages
Case Study

Anthropology

Spirit Helping Re-Imagining Fadiman's the

Words: 908
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Case Study

2008). Developing cultural competency -- the ability to understand or even achieve the point-of-view of a different culture -- is an essential skill for doctors, and even more so…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

American History

Immigration the United States Is

Words: 1929
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Advocacy groups, whether private or government-sponsored, ease transition from home to America but being uprooted poses severe psychological and sociological problems that are not easy to fix. The United…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Healthcare

Spirit Catches You the World

Words: 1976
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

They cannot ignore the socioeconomic issues of adversity so often present and, where necessary, need to act as advocates, mediators and social brokers (Compton, Galaway, & Curnoyer, 2005). The…

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2 Pages
Essay

Mythology - Religion

Special Rights for Specific Religious

Words: 929
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Furthermore, the policy seems to put a burden on the hospital to help provide those services, which seems to put an undue burden on the hospital. Writing policies that…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Children

Spirit Faidman Anne 1998 the Spirit Catches

Words: 720
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Spirit Faidman, Anne. (1998) The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. The title of Anne Fadiman's book on the implications of multiculturalism…

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12 Pages
Term Paper

Teaching

Frederick Douglas Theories Differ on

Words: 4038
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Graff Asserts that literacy played a less significant role in the industrialization of American than was one thought. He argues that training people to read and write was not…

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3 Pages
Book Review

Healthcare

Spirit Catches Have a Friend

Words: 790
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Book Review

Then, if the parents did not listen to the doctors, they assumed more of the responsibility of what happened. How could the doctors expect the medicine to be taken…

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22 Pages
Term Paper

Government

Moral Legal Political and Practical

Words: 9721
Length: 22 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The line of legitimacy, separating socially approvable use of force from violence, cannot be effectively drawn without an agreement on what constitutes the optimum amount of force necessary to…

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5 Pages
Essay

Mythology - Religion

Gran Torino Is a 2008

Words: 1481
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Ironically, when Walt's last Will and Testament are read, he has left his house and estate to the Church; a final tribute to his wife's years of devotion, and…

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7 Pages
Term Paper

Children

Childhood Prejudices

Words: 1953
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Childhood Prejudice In an experiment, a Caucasian girl named Morgan was shown pictures of two girls - one white and one black. hen asked who was smarter, Morgan pointed…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Disease

HIV AIDS in South

Words: 1153
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Needless to underline the difficulty of the this challenge. Another author who is concerned with why the prevention programmes fail in this specific cultural environment is Catherine Campbell. She…

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12 Pages
Literature Review

Communication - Language

Connected Immigrant Communities Chaney 2010

Words: 4201
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Literature Review

Meng and Meurs (2009) examine the effects of intermarriage, language, and economic advantage. They find that immigrants who have some skill in the dominant language of the country to…

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20 Pages
Term Paper

Sociology

Structural Inequality & Diversity Root

Words: 5575
Length: 20 Pages
Type: Term Paper

" (Dafler, 2005) Dafler relates that for more than thirty years children who were 'half-caste' "were forcibly removed from their families, often grabbed straight from their mother's arms, and…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Medicine

Epilepsy Medically Speaking the Disease

Words: 1503
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

In the world of medicine today, there is still much about the inner workings of the human brain that are relatively unknown. Yet advancements in brain scanning and other…

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23 Pages
Multiple Chapters

Recreation

Local Participation in Tourism Development

Words: 7386
Length: 23 Pages
Type: Multiple Chapters

Successful sustainable development also requires an evaluation of major trends and problems in the tourism industry rather than focusing on minor new developments that may have localized impact only…

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2 Pages
Essay

Health - Nursing

Healthy Again Health Promotion Program Parts B

Words: 754
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Healthy Again Health Promotion Program Parts B & C -- Competency Statements and elevant Objectives Nurse professionals will endeavor to work as a team in collaborative relationships whenever possible.…

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Research Paper

Health - Nursing

Theoretical Foundations of Nursing First Half

Words: 2037
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

diverse population nurses must attend to, the concept of 'transcultural' nursing is important to understand. Instead of viewing health as a universal concept, transcultural nursing attempts to understand the…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Healthcare

Hospital Administration

Words: 822
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Multicultural Patient Care The Market Orientation of the Family Birthing Center is no doubt, diverse. It is also an excellent avenue for health care reforms as the community hospital…

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16 Pages
Term Paper

Teaching

Gifted and Talented Education

Words: 4434
Length: 16 Pages
Type: Term Paper

gifted and talented education for minority students. The writer explores the screening process for gifted and talented programs and the various problems that screening process causes when it comes…

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3 Pages
Essay

Immigration

history of immigration in united'states

Words: 1035
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

American immigration policy and population patterns have changed in response to labor demands and economic forces, as well as shifts in American identity and social norms. Global forces have…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Family and Marriage

Spirit Catches You and You Fall There

Words: 1274
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Spirit Catches You and You Fall There were a number of different delivery systems models in place and which attempted to effect positive care for Lia Lee and her…

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3 Pages
Case Study

Race

Asthma Case Study

Words: 1413
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Case Study

Cross-Cultural ssues for African-Americans The chapter on African-Americans primarily discusses three main cross-cultural issues. The first and most obvious one is the physical difference between white and black Americans,…

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2 Pages
Essay

Healthcare

Culture's Impact on Healthcare Culture Midwestern White

Words: 481
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Culture's Impact On Healthcare Culture: Midwestern, (White Female) The following are the top 5 characteristics of my culture: Conservative political values. May cause a closed mine and limit the…

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