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Title:
Intercultural marriage : promises & pitfalls
Author:
Romano, Dugan.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
Yarmouth, Me. : Intercultural Press, [1997]

©1997
Physical Description:
xxi, 226 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781877864513
Format :
Book

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Central Library HQ1032 .R66 1997 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Dugan Romano, with experience in an intercultural marriage, and as a cross-cultural trainer and counselor for over fifteen years, has worked extensively as a journalist for Glamour and the Rome Daily American. She lives in Washington, DC


Table of Contents

Preface to the New Editionp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Introduction: What's It All Aboutp. xv
Part 1 Daring to Be Differentp. 1
1 The Whos and the Whysp. 3
2 Phases of Adjustmentp. 19
Part 2 Food, Friends, and Other Frustrationsp. 33
3 Valuesp. 37
4 Food and Drinkp. 45
5 Sexp. 51
6 Male-Female Rolesp. 57
7 Timep. 65
8 Place of Residencep. 69
9 Politicsp. 77
10 Friendsp. 85
11 Financesp. 91
12 In-Lawsp. 97
13 Social Classp. 103
14 Religionp. 107
15 Raising Childrenp. 113
16 Language and Communicationp. 131
17 Responding to Stress and Conflictp. 141
18 Illness and Sufferingp. 147
19 Ethnocentrismp. 151
20 The Expatriate Spousep. 155
21 Coping with Death or Divorcep. 161
Part 3 Making Miracles Isn't Easyp. 167
22 Types of Intercultural Marriagesp. 171
23 What about the Promisesp. 179
24 Factors for Successp. 183
25 Before Taking That Big Stepp. 199
26 Conclusionp. 211
Appendix Other Practical Considerationsp. 215
Couples in Intercultural Marriage: Promises and Pitfallsp. 219
Bibliographyp. 221

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