Biracial or Bi-cultural Families Research Paper by supercalifragilistic

Biracial or Bi-cultural Families
An analysis of the effects on children raised within biracial or bi-cultural families.
# 97487 | 6,560 words | 13 sources | MLA | 2007 | US

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This paper investigates the inherent problems that exist in families characterized by parents and stepparents of a biracial union or of a union that is characterized by diversity in terms of ethnic, cultural or religious differences. It also looks at diverse households headed by lesbian or gay parents. The paper analyzes the socio-cultural theories of Roland Tharp and the 'Spheres of Influence' as proposed in the work of Dr. Joyce Epstein.

Table of Contents:
Conceptual Framework
Literature Review

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Whitehead, Sandra (2002) Bicultural Families: Meeting the Challenges of Raising Children with Two Cultures United Parenting Publications, November 2002. Parenthood Online available at:
  • 'Culture' (2007) Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary. Available online at:
  • Trumbull, E. and Pacheco, M. (nd) Leading with Diversity: Cultural Competencies for Teacher Preparation and Professional Development. Part II: Culture
  • Strengthening the Family: Implications for International Development (nd) The family from a child development perspective date unknown online available at:
  • Same-Sex Parenting: Results of Some Studies (1998) Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance. Online available at:

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