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Samoan perceptions of work

moving up and moving around

by Robert W. Franco

  • 60 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by AMS Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hawaii.
    • Subjects:
    • Samoans -- Employment.,
    • Samoans -- Social life and customs.,
    • Work -- Social aspects.,
    • Samoans -- Employment -- Hawaii.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [369]-380) and index.

      StatementRobert W. Franco.
      SeriesImmigrant communities & ethnic minorities in the United States & Canada ;, no. 72, Immigrant communities & ethnic minorities in the United States & Canada ;, 72.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN671.S2 F72 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 386 p. ;
      Number of Pages386
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2206950M
      ISBN 100404194826
      LC Control Number89029125

      Samoan Reading. If you're trying to practice your Samoan Reading then the page below should help. You will be able to sharpen your comprehension and understanding of the sample text below, which is part of the Article 26 and 27 from the Universal Declaration of Human first section is in Samoan and the second part is in English. This workshop invites Pacific and non-Pacific social work practitioners, policy makers and social work educators to dialogue and talanoa (Vaioleti, ) on their perceptions and experiences of.

      In Samoan culture, the individual can only be described as having meaning in relation to others, not as in individual. Religion and spirituality are central to health beliefs and the Samoan understanding of health. The fonofale dynamic model of health depicted below represents components related to traditional Samoan meeting house and provides. Listening, Thinking, Being (Penn State University Press, ), turns everything you knew, or thought you knew about language and communication, listening and speaking, inside out. It’s not about how to be a good listener or the ten barriers to good listening; it’s about how listening brings humans into being.

      Methods. The investigators conducted six focus groups; three in Carson, California and three in Pago Pago, American Samoa among 60 men from the communities, matai (chiefs), faifeau (pastors). Using a discussion guide, bilingual Samoan moderators asked questions about the fa’aSamoa, how traditional cultural practices might influence cancer prevention, and whether certain aspects of the fa Cited by: Community, Neighborhood, and Peer Influence on Samoan-American Youths Article in Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work 17(4) December with 12 Reads.


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