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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  Read more...

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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Luis H Zayas
ISBN: 0199734720 9780199734726
OCLC Number: 726152744
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 217 p. :) ill.
Contents: PREFACE ; 1. 1. First, The Family ; 2. 2. A Brief Research History ; 3. 3. Contexts of Development ; 4. 4. Daughters, Familism, and Adulthood ; 5. 5. New Findings ; 6. 6. Anatomy of the Suicide Attempt ; 7. 7. Explanations ; 8. 8. Saving Young Latinas ; EPILOGUE ; APPENDIX ; REFERENCES ; NOTES ; INDEX
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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