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Social Change and Psychosocial Adaptation in the Pacific Islands : Cultures in Transition

By: Marsella, Anthony J.
Contributor(s): Austin, Ayda Aukahi | Grant, Bruce.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer-Verlag New York Inc, 2006Description: 1 online resource (323 p.).ISBN: 9780387232898.Subject(s): Culture conflict | Ethnopsychology | Psychology | Social change | Social change - Pacific Area - Congresses | Social problemsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Social Change and Psychosocial Adaptation in the Pacific Islands : Cultures in TransitionDDC classification: 303.4/09182/3 LOC classification: HN930.7.A8S62 2005Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Front Matter; Introduction; Social Change in the Pacific; The Dynamics of Cultural Trauma; Globalization of Human Services for Indigenous Youth in the Northern Territory, Australia; Fiji's Move into the 21st Century; Federated States of Micronesia; Guam; Understanding Substance Use and Violent Behavior in a Native Hawaiian Community; The Republic of the Marshall Islands; Alcohol and Drug Use in Honiara, Solomon Islands; Building Capacity for Epidemiologic Surveillance of Alcohol and other Drug Problems in the US-Related Pacific Islands
The Pacific Islands in Transition: Contrasts and SimilaritiesBack Matter
Summary: The history of the Pacific Islands is noted for great upheavals, from colonization to tribal warfare, natural disasters to nuclear testing. This work aims to sensitively balance situations applicable across this vast geographical area with data and events relevant to individual nations in Polynesia, Melanesia, and Micronesia.
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Front Matter; Introduction; Social Change in the Pacific; The Dynamics of Cultural Trauma; Globalization of Human Services for Indigenous Youth in the Northern Territory, Australia; Fiji's Move into the 21st Century; Federated States of Micronesia; Guam; Understanding Substance Use and Violent Behavior in a Native Hawaiian Community; The Republic of the Marshall Islands; Alcohol and Drug Use in Honiara, Solomon Islands; Building Capacity for Epidemiologic Surveillance of Alcohol and other Drug Problems in the US-Related Pacific Islands

The Pacific Islands in Transition: Contrasts and SimilaritiesBack Matter

The history of the Pacific Islands is noted for great upheavals, from colonization to tribal warfare, natural disasters to nuclear testing. This work aims to sensitively balance situations applicable across this vast geographical area with data and events relevant to individual nations in Polynesia, Melanesia, and Micronesia.

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