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dc.contributor.authorLam, Ching Manen_US
dc.description.abstractThe existing dominant concept of adolescent development is a Western construction that tends to pathologize non-Western populations and modify diverse populations toward the Western norm. Adolescent development is a social construct, and the process of development is specific to culture and context. The Chinese view of adolescent development serves as an example to deconstruct the universal claim of the dominant themes underlying Western theories. The shortcomings in the existing literature could be redressed if culture and migration were incorporated as two essential categories in the processes and outcomes of adolescent development in a Canadian-Chinese cultural context. L'actuel concept dominant de la croissance des adolescents est effectivement une construction occidentale qui tend à entrevoir de façon pathologique les populations non occidentales et à modifier diverses populations en fonction des normes occidentales. La croissance des adolescents est une invention sociale, et le processus de la croissance est adapté à une culture et au contexte. La conception chinoise de la croissance des adolescents sert d'exemple pour déconstruire la prétention universelle des thèmes dominants qui soustendent les théories occidentales. On pourrait remédier aux carences de la documentation existante en incorporant la culture et les migrations comme deux catégories essentielles des processus et résultats de la croissance des adolescents dans un contexte culturel sino-canadien.en_US
dc.publisherCanadian Association for Social Work Educationen_US
dc.relation.ispartofCanadian Social Work Reviewen_US
dc.titleAdolescent development in the context of Canadian-Chinese immigrant families: A theoretical frameworken_US
dc.typejournal articleen_US
dc.contributor.affiliationFelizberta Lo Padilla Tong School of Social Sciencesen_US
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