Child Welfare Systems And Migrant Children

Author: Marit Skivenes
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190205318
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Child Welfare Systems and Migrant Children examines where, why and to what extent immigrant children are represented in the child welfare system in different countries. These countries include Australia/New Zealand, Belgium/the Netherlands, England, Estonia, Canada, Finland, Italy, Germany, Spain, Norway, and the United States--all of them having different child welfare philosophies and systems as well as histories and practices in immigration. By comparing policies and practices in child welfare systems (and welfare states), especially in terms of how they conceptualize and deal with immigrant children and their families, we address an immensely important and pressing issue in modern societies. Immigrants in the child welfare system are a critical issue and they seem to face serious challenges that are evident across countries. These are challenges related to lack of language proficiency, lack of knowledge about cultural and social aspects and about the public systems of the destination country. Perhaps most relevantly, the challenges may include collisions of ideas and beliefs about how to raise children, about children's place in the family and society, and about children's rights.

En Activo Practical Business Spanish

Author: Esther Santamaria Iglesias
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134132204
Size: 23.54 MB
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En Activo is a contemporary course which provides students with a structured development of written and spoken business language skills, focusing on real business people and situations from all over the Spanish-speaking world. The book consists of twenty chapters that incorporate contextual information on the business environment of Spain and Latin America, role-plays, illustrative dialogues, dedicated written exercises, relevant grammar instruction, practical communicative exercises, up-to-date practical advice, model items of written and spoken business protocol, and links to numerous carefully-selected and integrated websites. Each chapter is structured as follows: -Le Presento a...: introduction of the central individual and their working life -Escuche, por favor: extensive listening exercises and accompanying activities -Recuerde que...: grammar revision and communicative exercises -Para saber más: deepens knowledge about Spanish and Latin-American business culture and etiquette -Así se hace: hands-on section practising business situations and day-to-day tasks -¿Sabe navegar?: practices web research and web etiquette. Each fifth chapter is a revision chapter, which puts the acquired knowledge in practice via discussion groups, presentations and debates. The supporting website at www.enactivo.info features additional web and learning resources and exercises. An audio CD containing all interviews and listening comprehension exercises is available separately. At the end of this course the student will have a sound knowledge of the Spanish speaking business world and the language skills required to put this knowledge in practice.

New Policies For New Residents

Author: Deborah J. Milly
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 0801470781
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In recent decades, many countries have experienced both a rapid increase of in-migration of foreign nationals and a large-scale devolution of governance to the local level. The result has been new government policies to promote the social inclusion of recently arrived residents. In New Policies for New Residents, Deborah J. Milly focuses on the intersection of these trends in Japan. Despite the country's history of restrictive immigration policies, some Japanese favor a more accepting approach to immigrants. Policies supportive of foreign residents could help attract immigrants as the country adjusts to labor market conditions and a looming demographic crisis. As well, local citizen engagement is producing more inclusive approaches to community. Milly compares the policy discussions and outcomes in Japan with those in South Korea and in two similarly challenged Mediterranean nations, Italy and Spain. All four are recent countries of immigration, and all undertook major policy innovations for immigrants by the 2000s. In Japan and Spain, local NGO-local government collaboration has influenced national policy through the advocacy of local governments. South Korea and Italy included NGO advocates as policy actors and partners at the national level far earlier as they responded to new immigration, producing policy changes that fueled local networks of governance and advocacy. In all these cases, Milly finds, nongovernmental advocacy groups have the power to shape local governance and affect national policy, though in different way.

Como Criar Ninos Bilingues Raising Bilingual Children Spanish Edition

Author: Maritere Rodriguez Bellas
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476797277
Size: 42.21 MB
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A how-to guidebook that teaches parents how to instill a second language in their children. Hoy día para mayoría de padres inmigrantes en Estados Unidos criar niños bilingües no es una opción o decisión, más bien es un estilo de vida. Aun así, enseñarles el idioma materno pasa a segundo plano con tal de asegurarnos que manejen a la perfección el inglés para que triunfen en la escuela y obtengan posiciones de liderazgo en el trabajo. Lo que es más, la tarea de enseñarles dos (o más) idiomas puede ser abrumadora y a menudo nos preguntamos por dónde empezar. CÓMO CRIAR NIÑOS BILINGÜES es una guía fácil y de pasos prácticos para padres de niños de toda etapa y edad. La autora y experta en temas para las familias inmigrantes, Maritere Rodriguez Bellas nos ayuda a contestar preguntas como: ¿Qué hago si mi hijo de cinco años no quiere hablar español en la casa? Mi esposo no habla coreano, ¿cómo encontramos un punto común para criar a nuestros hijos con dos idiomas? Mi hija tiene dos años y no habla ninguno de los dos idiomas que hablamos en casa. ¿Debería preocuparme? Sin importar cuál sea tu idioma –español, filipino, coreano, mandarín, o francés– es normal que queramos que nuestros hijos se comuniquen en nuestro idioma. CÓMO CRIAR NIÑOS BILINGÜES es la guía perfecta para padres que buscan consejos y dirección sobre cómo lidiar con los retos y alegrías de criar niños bilingües.

Alberto Spanish Edition

Author: Jack T. Chick
Publisher: Chick Publications
ISBN: 0937958859
Size: 80.50 MB
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Siendo Jesuita, Alberto ayudó a destruir iglesias y ministerios. Pero, al leer la Biblia, comprendió que el catolicismo no puede salvar. Esta es la emotiva historia de un sacerdote jesuita que dejó la Iglesia Católica y halló salvación sólo por la fe en Jesucristo. Sufrió persecución porque conocía los secretos del Vaticano que éste guarda celosamente.

Diversity Management In Spain

Author: Ricard Zapata-Barrero
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 1526102803
Size: 57.97 MB
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In the current critical European dilemma as to whether to increase diversity policies or move towards an assimilationist policy, it is difficult to know what the Spanish approach is. Because immigration is relatively new, government policies are struggling to manage the diversity it entails. This book argues that Spain can be considered a context of "multiple diversity", where two frameworks interact: an old, unresolved one, arising from the democratic transition, and a new one due to immigration. This explains the Spanish practical approach, where recent past and its different traditions limit institutional innovation and structural change. The author proposes a heuristic model to better understand the current "Spanish laboratory of diversities". The author analyses in depth three case studies which have been at the forefront of the political and social agenda for decades: education, the workplace, and political rights. This book provides the reader with an updated overview on how Spain is managing diversity, empirically informed and theoretically founded, which highlights new dimensions and normative challenges. It will appeal to researchers in social science, graduate and postgraduate students, policy makers and international stakeholders.

Espa A Nuevo Siglo

Author: Tim Connell
Publisher: Nelson Thornes
ISBN: 9780748714674
Size: 43.17 MB
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Students' Book: Making extensive use of authentic materials, the eight sections are based on themes of Spanish contemporary life. A general introduction, in English, covers developments in Spain since the death of Franco, whilst each theme is set in context with a short individual English introduction. There is also a cassette to accompany this book.

Policies On Irregular Migrants Spain And United Kingdom

Author: Rosa Aparicio
Publisher: Council of Europe
ISBN: 9789287167705
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Irregular migrants, who by definition are in an unlawful situation, face insecurity on a daily basis. This prompted the Council of Europe's European Committee on Migration (CDMG) to assess the policy and practice in member states. The aim of the exercise was to identify and evaluate national experiences regarding regularisation proceedings and to draw up proposals for dealing with irregular migration and improving co-operation between countries of origin and host countries. Volumes I and II cover five countries that participated in the first series of evaluations: Armenia, Germany, Greece, Italy And The Russian Federation. Volume III and IV include reports prepared within the second series and cover five other countries: France, Poland, Portugal, Spain And The United Kingdom.