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Conducting Culturally Competent Sexual Abuse Interviews With Children From Diverse Racial, Cultural, and Socioeconomic Backgrounds

Lisa A. Fontes and Kathleen Coulborn Faller

in Interviewing Children about Sexual Abuse: Controversies and Best Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195311778
eISBN:
9780199865055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311778.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Professionals who interview children for possible sexual abuse tend to be white and middle class. At the same time, children and families who require assessment for sexual abuse are increasingly from ... More


Challenges in communicating with ethnically diverse populations

Bejoy C Thomas, Joshua J Lounsberry, and Linda E Carlson

in Handbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238361
eISBN:
9780191730290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238361.003.0032
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

The incidence of cancer amongst these ethnic minorities is generally comparable to that of the host population. People from ethnically diverse backgrounds with cancer are at risk for poor outcomes ... More


The Role of Language in Legal Contexts: A Forensic Cross-Linguistic Viewpoint

Luna Filipović

in Law and Language: Current Legal Issues Volume 15

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199673667
eISBN:
9780191751769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673667.003.0167
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter illustrates the crucial importance of certain language contrasts for witness interviewing, interpreting, translating, remembering, and forming judgment in legally relevant contexts. The ... More


Bilingual Brokers: Race, Literature, and Language as Human Capital

Jeehyun Lim

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823275304
eISBN:
9780823277032
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275304.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Bilingual Brokers examines bilingual personhood in Asian American and Latino literature through social debates on bilingualism. Instead of arguing for or against bilingualism this study focuses on ... More


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