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William Ickes

in Strangers in a Strange Lab: How Personality Shapes Our Initial Encounters with Others

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195372953
eISBN:
9780199893317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372953.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores the role of people's race/ethnicity in their initial interactions with others. In interactions between Blacks and Whites, prejudiced Whites who are unable to avoid or escape the ... More


Cultural Adaptation Styles and Health: Risks of Staying Separate or Assimilating

Paul R. Smokowski and Martica Bacallao

in Becoming Bicultural: Risk, Resilience, and Latino Youth

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740897
eISBN:
9780814708798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740897.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the impact of cultural adaptation styles on the mental health, health, and adjustment in Latino immigrant adolescents and adults. Drawing on theoretical frameworks combined with ... More


African Americans, Latinos, Asians, and Native Americans in the Media: Implications for Adolescents

Carolyn A. Stroman and Jannette L. Dates

in The Changing Portrayal of Adolescents in the Media Since 1950

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195342956
eISBN:
9780199894284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342956.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Media images and messages about African Americans, Latinos, Asians, and Native Americans (ALANAS) may affect the perceptions and stereotypes of those within and outside of these groups. These ... More


From Melting Pot to Simmering Stew: Acculturation, Enculturation, Assimilation, and Biculturalism in American Racial Dynamics

Paul R. Smokowski and Martica Bacallao

in Becoming Bicultural: Risk, Resilience, and Latino Youth

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740897
eISBN:
9780814708798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740897.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book examines the process of becoming bicultural, with particular emphasis on the individual psychology and family dynamics behind bicultural development as well as the factors that lead to ... More


Predicting Prosocial Tendencies Among Mexican American Youth: The Intersection of Cultural Values, Social Cognitions, and Social Emotions

Gustavo Carlo, George P. Knight, Camille D. Basilio, and Alexandra N. Davis

in Prosocial Development: A Multidimensional Approach

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199964772
eISBN:
9780199368693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964772.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

The chapter reviews and critiques traditional models and approaches in the study of prosocial behaviors, especially with regard to the study of ethnic minority populations. The chapter proposes an ... More


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