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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


From Contact to Conflict: How Assimilation Mechanisms Underpin the Exploration and Adaptation Stage in Bicultural Development

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/9780814740897.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the impact of assimilation mechanisms on Latino immigrant families, with particular emphasis on how acute assimilation pressures prompt Latino adolescents and their parents to ... More


Essential Solidarities for Understanding Latino Adolescents' Moral and Academic Engagement

Theresa A. Thorkildsen, Courtney J. Golant, and Elizabeth Cambray-Engstrom

in Academic Motivation and the Culture of School in Childhood and Adolescence

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195326819
eISBN:
9780199847532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326819.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter observes the structure of one large urban school and the community in which it is located with the aim to have a better understanding on the influence of perceived school culture on ... More


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