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This Child Trends article examines racial and ethnic disparities that exist in special education, and looks at some measures being taken to address the issue.
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Reviewed by Anthony James, Ph.D., CFLE
This text is most appropriate for introductory practitioners.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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by Brenda Cortes, Edalyn Cayetano, Norel Ebriani, and Gabriela Arroyos
This essay highlights aspects of family life education in the international contexts of New Zealand, Fiji, and Australia.
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by Roudi Nazarinia Roy, Ph.D., CFLE, and Nilufer Medora, Ph.D., CFLE
Immersing the students in another culture is the preferred and ideal way to learn about different cultures.
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Families and Individuals in Societal Contexts
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A guide provided by the National Congress of American Indians.
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by Dorothy Rombo, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Child and Family Studies, Department of Human Ecology, State University of New York at Oneonta
Human rights are contested locally, nationally, regionally, and internationally—and so human rights in Kenya are not a given.
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by Justin M. Petkus, M.S., CFLE, CCLS, Ph.D. student, and Alexandra E. Martin, Ph.D. student, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
In 2015, Global Finance magazine ranked Qatar as the world's wealthiest country.
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by Luca Maurer, M.S., CFLE, CSE, CSC, Director, Center for LGBT Education, Outreach & Services, Ithaca College
For transgender people, using a restroom is a major safety concern.
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by Juliet R. Bradley, PhD, LSW, Professor, Human Services Department, Kaplan University
Despite the fact that same-sex adoption is legal in all fifty states, same-sex couples may still encounter issues when trying to adopt.
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by Coltan Schoenike and Markell Jurek, undergraduate students, and Amanda E. Barnett, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, University of Wisconsin–Stout
Most victories for the LGBTQIA+ community have particularly benefited gay and lesbian men and women.
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This Family Focus section of NCFR Report — themed "Families and Human Rights" — includes articles that address human rights in countries around the world.
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by Dylan L. Galos, M.S.; Eugene Hall, M.A.; and Jenifer K. McGuire, Ph.D.; all of the University of Minnesota
On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that state laws prohibiting same-sex marriage are unconstitutional.
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by Julia M. Bernard, Ph.D. East Tennessee State University; and Mary Oglesby, M.S., McNeese State University
This is not your great-grandfather's, or even your grandfather's, military. Our research should be full explorations of the changing landscape.
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by Hoa N. Nguyen, doctoral student; Saeid Kianpour, MFT, doctoral student; Yesim Keskin, doctoral student; and Fred P. Piercy, Ph.D.; all of Virginia Tech
By understanding of the media's influence, Islamic beliefs of ordinary Muslims, and discrimination against their families, we hope to open minds and hearts.
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Religion and Families
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by Anthony James, Jr., Ph.D., Family Studies & Social Work Department of Miami University
An important component of the parenting journey is to protect children from the ills of the world.
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Internal Dynamics of Families
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by Helyne Frederick, Ph.D., Winthrop University; and Catherine Polydore, Ph.D., Eastern Illinois University
Foreign-born instructors contribute significantly to family sciences courses; however, they should be adequately prepared to teach family diversity. 
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The United Nations' Millennium Development Goals Report 2015 reflects on efforts since the year 2000 to achieve eight anti-poverty goals around the world.
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by Margo Sutorius, M.S., CFLE, LCPC, Instructor, Northern Illinois University; and Charles Myers, Ph.D., LCPC, Associate Professor, Northern Illinois University
This article is meant to deepen readers' awareness of and capabilities in interacting with individuals with disabilities.
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Interpersonal Relationships
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by Joyce Baptist, Ph.D., LCMFT, Associate Professor in Marriage and Family Therapy, School of Family Studies and Human Services, Kansas State University; and Young-ok Yum, Ph.D., Founder, Center for Global Solutions
To understand the utility of communication across cultures, it is necessary to be aware of the implication of cultural values.
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Reviewed by Audrey Kraynak, Ph.D., CFLE
I wholeheartedly recommend Grace's Incredible! Unforgettable! Summer! as a delightful picture book.
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Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
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by K. Anh Do, M.S., doctoral student; and Yan R. Xia, Ph.D., CFLE, Associate Professor and Department Graduate Chair, Department of Child, Youth, and Family Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Cultural norms influence dating attitudes and behaviors, and they in turn reshape cultural beliefs and practices.
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In this issue of NCFR Report magazine, your colleagues share their research on immigrant and transnational families, their practice experience, and more.
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This well-known piece about white privilege provides examples of visible and invisible advantages that members of dominant cultures experience.
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This article from the University of Minnesota's College of Education and Human Development explores how cultural identity affects students' academic success.
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