A Critical Analysis of Western Perspectives on Families of Arab Descent
Journal of Family Issues, 31(2), 211- 233, February 2010
Ben K. Beitin, Ph.D., L.M.F.T., AAMFT Approved Supervisor
Dept of Professional Psychology and Family Therapy
K. R. Allen and M. Bekheet
Western research on families of Arab descent has increased in the current decade, compared to the previous 30 years. In this review of 256 empirical articles, through a critical postcolonial lens, domestic violence and family planning were the two most established areas of study.