Understanding and Working with Haitian Immigrant Families

Walter J. Pierce, Erlange Elisme

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This conceptual analysis explores the Haitian cultural experience in the U.S. and offers a model for working with Haitian families. Relevant factors include: (I) an understanding of the history and culture of Haiti; (2) migration patterns of Haitian families to the U.S.; and (3) the experience which most Haitian families must endure upon arrival.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInterdisciplinary Perspectives on the New Immigration
Subtitle of host publicationVolume 4: The New Immigrant and the American Family
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages17
ISBN (Electronic)9781135709389
ISBN (Print)9780815337089
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2014
Externally publishedYes

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