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Conference Kent Psychology Forum (12th : 2000 : Kent, Ohio)
Title Latino children and families in the United States : current research and future directions / edited by Josefina M. Contreras, Kathryn A. Kerns, Angela M. Neal-Barnett.
Published Westport, Conn. : Praeger, c2002.
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 Floor2  E184.S75 K46 2002    DUE 06-20-17
Description xiii, 283 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Praeger series in applied psychology
Praeger series in applied psychology.
Note Papers originally presented at the 2000 Kent Psychology Forum.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents PART I: CULTURAL CONTEXT OF LATINO FAMILIES: Latino families: myths and realities / Ana Mari Cauce and Melanie Domenech-Rodriguez -- Ethnic culture, poverty, and context: sources of influence on Latino families and children / Mark W. Roosa, Antonia A. Morgan-Lopez, Willa K. Cree, and Michele M. Specter -- Acculturation and the mental health of Latino youths: an integration and critique of the literature / Nancy A. Gonzales, George P. Knight, Antonio A. Morgan Lopez, Delia Saenz, and Amalia Sirolli -- PART II: PARENTING PROCESSES IN LATINO FAMILIES: Latino immigrant parents' beliefs about the "Path of life" of their adolescent children / Margarita Azmitia and Jane R. Brown -- Coparenting in intact Mexican American families: mothers' and fathers' perceptions / Yvonne M. Caldera, Jacki Fitzpatrick, and Karen S. Wampler -- Child-rearing beliefs and practices during feeding among middle-class Puerto Rican and Anglo mother-infant pairs / Robin L. Harwood, Amy M. Miller, Vivian J. Carlson, and Birgit Leyendecker -- A conceptual model of the determinants of parenting among Latina adolescent mothers / Josefina M. Contreras, David Narang, Madinah Ikhlas, and Jennifer Teichman -- PART III: RESEARCH METHODS AND INTERVENTIONS WITH LATINO FAMILIES: Measurement equivalence and research on Latino children and families: the importance of culturally informed theory / George P. Knight, Jenn-Yun Tein, Justin H. Prost, and Nancy A. Gonzales -- Parenting interventions adapted for Latino families: progress and prospects / Larry E. Dumka, Vera A. Lopez, and Sara Jacobs Carter -- Learning from Latino parents: combining Etic and Emic approaches to designing interventions / Luis H. Zayas and Lisseth Rojas-Flores -- PART IV: CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE FUTURE OF THE FIELD: The challenges and rewards of conducting ethnic minority research / Angel G. Lugo Steidel, Madinah Ikhlas, Irene Lopez, Reece O. Rahman, and Jennifer Teichman -- A research agenda on Latino children and families: recommendations from the 2000 Kent Psychology Forum / Josefina M. Contreras.
Subject Hispanic American children -- Social conditions -- Congresses.
Hispanic American families -- Social conditions -- Congresses.
Hispanic American children -- Psychology -- Congresses.
Hispanic American parents -- Psychology -- Congresses.
Parenting -- United States -- Congresses.
Child development -- United States -- Congresses.
Related Names Contreras, Josefina M., 1960-
Kerns, Kathryn A., 1961-
Neal-Barnett, Angela M., 1960-
ISBN 0275970531 (alk. paper)
OCLC number 49679912