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Becoming bicultural risk, resilience, and Latino youth

Author: Paul R Smokowski; Martica Bacallao
Publisher: New York, NY New York Univ. Press 2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Explores the individual psychology, family dynamics, and societal messages behind bicultural development


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Additional Physical Format: Internetausg.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul R Smokowski; Martica Bacallao
ISBN: 9780814740897 0814740898 9780814740903 0814740901
OCLC Number: 1073509280
Description: XIII, 239 Seiten Illustrationen, Diagramme 23 cm
Contents: List of Figures List of Tables Acknowledgments 1 From Melting Pot to Simmering Stew: Acculturation, Enculturation, Assimilation, and Biculturalism in American Racial Dynamics 2 Enculturation after Immigration: How Latino Family Systems Change and How They Stay the Same during the Diffuse, Bifurcated Stage of Acculturation Contact 3 From Contact to Conflict: How Assimilation Mechanisms Underpin the Exploration and Adaptation Stage in Bicultural Development 4 Balancing between Two Worlds: The Integration Stage of Bicultural Development 5 Cultural Adaptation Styles and Health: Risks of Staying Separate or Assimilating 6 The Benefits of Biculturalism: Savoring the Flavors in the Simmering Stew 7 Entre Dos Mundos/Between Two Worlds: A Bicultural Skills Training Prevention Program to Help Immigrant Families Cope with Acculturation Stress References Index About the Authors
Responsibility: Paul R. Smokowski ; Martica Bacallao.


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This book masterfully captures the stories of Mexican immigrants from the well-established communities in the Southwest as well as from newer communities in the Southeast. It documents a common voice Read more...

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