Becoming Bicultural Risk, Resilience, and Latino Youth

ISBN-10: 0814740901

ISBN-13: 9780814740903

Edition: 2010

Authors: Paul R. Smokowski, Martica Bacallao

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Book details

Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 2/8/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Paul R. Smokowskiis a professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Social Work. In addition to the Latino Acculturation and Health Project, he also created the Parent-Teen Biculturalism Project with Martica Bacallao to address youth violence prevention in immigrant families.

Martica Bacallao is an assistant professor at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro in the Department of Social Work.

List of Figures
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From Melting Pot to Simmering Stew: Acculturation, Enculturation, Assimilation, and Biculturalism in American Racial Dynamics
Enculturation after Immigration: How Latino Family Systems Change and How They Stay the Same during the Diffuse, Bifurcated Stage of Acculturation Contact
From Contact to Conflict: How Assimilation Mechanisms Underpin the Exploration and Adaptation Stage in Bicultural Development
Balancing between Two Worlds: The Integration Stage of Bicultural Development
Cultural Adaptation Styles and Health: Risks of Staying Separate or Assimilating
The Benefits of Biculturalism: Savoring the Flavors in the Simmering Stew
Entre Dos Mundos/Between Two Worlds: A Bicultural Skills Training Prevention Program to Help Immigrant Families Cope with Acculturation Stress
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