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Breaking the Poverty Cycle: The Human Basis for Sustainable Development

Susan Pick and Jenna Sirkin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195383164
eISBN:
9780199796854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383164.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

Many international development efforts have been limited because they are elaborated as exclusively economic projects. Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen argues, however, that combating poverty requires ... More


Introduction

Susan Pick and Jenna Sirkin

in Breaking the Poverty Cycle: The Human Basis for Sustainable Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195383164
eISBN:
9780199796854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383164.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

The introduction presents the theoretical foundation of the book, based on IMIFAP’s experience in the field in Mexico and Latin America, and the psychology and development literature. The discussion ... More


Socio-Cultural Norms as Impediments to Individual and Social Change: The Case of Mexico

Susan Pick and Jenna Sirkin

in Breaking the Poverty Cycle: The Human Basis for Sustainable Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195383164
eISBN:
9780199796854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383164.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

The purpose of this chapter is to illustrate how socio-cultural norms and the political culture can be both barriers and facilitators of personal and community development. Psychological barriers ... More


Becoming Americano: Has the Sleeping Giant Awakened?

Miguel A. Ybarra

in Diversity in Human Interactions: The Tapestry of America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195143904
eISBN:
9780199848171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143904.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

For the most part, Hispanic has been traditionally used to refer to all Spanish speakers, including those from Spain. This presents a significant controversy as many Latin Americans do not speak ... More


Public consciousness, political conscience, and memory in Latin American nueva canción

Richard Elliott

in Music and Consciousness: Philosophical, Psychological, and Cultural Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199553792
eISBN:
9780191728617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553792.003.0089
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The nueva canción, or ‘new song’, movements that emerged in Latin America in the 1960s and 1970s, and whose beginnings are normally associated with the Chilean Violeta Parra (1917–67) and the ... More


Narrating a Psychology of Resistance: Voices of the Compañeras in Nicaragua

Shelly Grabe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190614256
eISBN:
9780190649760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190614256.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The Movimiento Autónomo de Mujeres (Women’s Autonomous Movement) in Nicaragua emerged, like many other Latin American social movements in the 1970s and 1980s in the context of dictatorial regimes, as ... More


Beyond Survival: A Portrait of Latin@ Identity in North Carolina

Tommy Ender and Esmeralda Rodríguez

in Cultural Constructions of Identity: Meta-Ethnography and Theory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190676087
eISBN:
9780190676117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676087.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

“Beyond Survival: A Portrait of Latin@ Identity in North Carolina” reveals the complex identities developed by Latin@s living in the US state of North Carolina since the start of the 21st century. ... More


Positive Development in Latin American Emerging Adults

Alicia Facio, María Eugenia Prestofelippo, and María Cecilia Sireix

in Flourishing in Emerging Adulthood: Positive Development During the Third Decade of Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190260637
eISBN:
9780190672737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190260637.003.0041
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter presents some empirical evidence on the strikingly high level of life satisfaction, happiness, and optimism that young people in Latin America enjoy, comparable to those of the United ... More


Violence Risk Assessment in Latin America

Jorge O. Folino, Daniella K. Villalba, and Jay P. Singh

in International Perspectives on Violence Risk Assessment

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199386291
eISBN:
9780199386314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199386291.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Violence risk assessment remains a critical element in the interphase between mental health and criminal justice systems globally. Although a number of developed countries have formulated structured ... More


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