Family life beyond ethnocentric beliefs: Developmental psychological challenges and exploring ethnically mixed couple relationships

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Abstract

The lecture focuses on family life in the globalised world. In the European context, including the academic settings, globalisation, and current global upheavals entail encounters with diverse family life. I combine the major aspects of a developmental psychological perspective, such as temporal phases and transformations, with ethical considerations, for studying family life beyond ethno/eurocentric beliefs. An empirical study in Denmark dealing with ethnically mixed marriages and parenting (Singla, 2015) illustrates the theoretical concepts. Additionally, possibilities for future academic collaboration in the field are taken up.
• Hollinger, M. (2007) Ethical Reflections for a Globalized Family Curriculum: Developmental Paradigm in Trask & Harmon (eds.) Cultural Diversity and Families, New Delhi: Sage

•Singla, R. (2015) Intermarriage, Mixed Parenting, Promoting Mental Health, and well-being “Crossover Love” Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan

Associate Professor Rashmi Singla, Roskilde University
Specialist in psychotherapy, affiliated with NGO TTT (Transcultural Therapeutic Team for minority youth and families)

OriginalsprogEngelsk
Publikationsdato1 mar. 2023
UdgiverRoskilde Universitet
Antal sider1
StatusUdgivet - 1 mar. 2023

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