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Title Marriage, divorce, and remarriage : professional practice in the Hong Kong cultural context / edited by Katherine P.H. Young and Anita Y.L. Fok.
Imprint Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, 2005.

Subject Family social work -- China -- Hong Kong.
Marriage -- China -- Hong Kong.
Alt Name Young, Katherine P. H.,
Fok, Anita Y. L. (Anita Yuk-Lin),
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 299 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Rethinking marriage / Katherine P.H. Young -- Discovering the spouse's other-ness through family-of-origin explorations and reinventing partnerships in marriage / Laurene L.P. Man and Natalie K.W. Law -- Long-term after-effects of childhood sexual abuse on married life : implications for practice / Grace M.H. Chan -- Tackling the intrinsic dilemma in marital infidelity / Anita Y.L. Fok -- Forgiveness in marriage / Wong Lai Cheung -- Reaching the "point of no return" : tracking the pathway to making the decision to divorce / Anita Y.L. Fok -- Rediscovery of the "self" : culturally sensitive intervention for Chinese divorced women / Cecilia L.W. Chan, Shirley S.L. Hung, Winnie W. Kung -- Ambivalent exit and ambiguous entry : ten Hong Kong men's perceptions of spousal relationships in and out of marriage / Roger W.H. Kwan -- Making of a second spring : the experiences of remarried persons in Hong Kong / Lianne Y.Y. Tai -- Gender considerations in couple work : reflections from social workers involved in marriage counselling / Timothy Y.K. Leung [and others] -- Changing nature and ideology of marriage in Hong Kong / Lam Chiu Wan, Lam Wai Man, Timothy Y.K. Leung -- Reconstruction of traditional values for culturally sensitive practice / Julia Tao Lai Poh-Wah.
Note Print version record.
Summary This collection on marital work offers the means to rethink marriage by examining the ways husbands and wives cope with the demands and dilemmas of their relationship, from diverse parenting, forgiveness, coping with childhood abuse, infidelity, disenchantment and distancing, to uncoupling in divorce, and re-coupling in remarriage.
Note English.
ISBN 9789882202214 (electronic bk.)
9882202217 (electronic bk.)
9789622097414 (pbk.)
9622097413 (pbk.)
9622097413 (pbk.)
OCLC # 655789575
Link HKU Press digital editions.
Additional Format Print version: Marriage, divorce, and remarriage. Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press ; London : Eurospan [distributor], 2005 9622097413 (OCoLC)59357305


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