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Transformations : immigration, family life, and achievement motivation among Latino adolescents

Author: Carola Suárez-Orozco; Marcelo M Suárez-Orozco
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Explores migration between the US and Mexico and focuses on the differences among adolescent groups. The authors analyze four populations (native Mexican, native North Americans, first generation Latino immigrants, and second generation immigrants) and begin to unravel the difficult issues of cultural differences, social identity, family structure, and personal reasons for migrating"--Handbook of Latin American  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carola Suárez-Orozco; Marcelo M Suárez-Orozco
ISBN: 0804725500 9780804725507 0804725519 9780804725514
OCLC Number: 32508334
Description: xix, 266 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Civilization's new discontent : immigrants and refugees in a post-Utopian moment --
Uncertain journeys : Latinos in the United States --
Between paradoxes --
Family and peers --
Achievement motivatin and attitudes toward school --
Anxious neighbors.
Responsibility: Carola and Marcelo Suárez-Orozco.
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ocm32508334

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This book focuses on the key social and cultural issues surrounding the Mexican immigrant community in the United States, including the puzzling differences between Mexico-born adolescents and  Read more...
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"While Transformations focuses on Mexicans in California, the authors place their study in a much wider context-the global context. This perspective is on of the book's most insightful features... Read more...

 
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