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Latinas attempting suicide : when cultures, families, and daughters collide

Author: Luis H Zayas
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Among teenage Latinas in the United States, suicide attempts occur at rates sometimes twice as high as other youth. This book looks into the development of young Latinas, girls caught between two cultures, struggling to reconcile them.
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Zayas, Luis H.
Latinas attempting suicide.
New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2010050953
(OCoLC)676728640
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Luis H Zayas
ISBN: 9780199875955 0199875952
OCLC Number: 729246468
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 217 pages) : illustrations
Contents: First, the family --
A brief history --
Contexts of development --
Daughters, familism, and adulthood --
New findings --
Anatomy of the suicide attempt --
Explanations --
Saving young Latinas.
Responsibility: Luis H. Zayas.

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Zayas successfully achieves his extraordinary mission of compiling in one book the voices of Latinas who have attempted suicide as well as those of their mothers and other family members. The quality Read more...

 
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