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Transitions The Development of Children of Immigrants

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ISBN-10: 0814770177

ISBN-13: 9780814770177

Edition: 2015

Authors: Carola Su�rez-Orozco, Mona M. Abo-Zena, Amy K. Marks, Carola Su�rez-Orozco

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Immigration to the United States has reached historic numbers— 25 percent of children under the age of 18 have an immigrant parent, and this number is projected to grow to one in three by 2050. These children have become a significant part of our national tapestry, and how they fare is deeply intertwined with the future of our nation. Immigrant children and the children of immigrants face unique developmental challenges. Navigating two distinct cultures at once, immigrant-origin children have no expert guides to lead them through the process. Instead, they find themselves acting as guides for their parents. How are immigrant children like all other children, and how are they unique? What…    
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List price: $32.00
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 10/2/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.98" wide x 8.98" long x 0.94" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Jennifer E. Lansford, PhD, is Research Scientist at the Duke University Center for Child and Family Policy. Her research focuses on the development of aggression and other behavior problems in youth, with an emphasis on how family and peer contexts contribute to or protect against these outcomes. Dr. Lansford examines how experiences with parents (e.g., discipline, physical abuse, divorce) and peers (e.g., rejection, friendships) affect the development of children’s behavior problems, how influence operates in adolescent peer groups, and how cultural contexts moderate links between parents’ discipline strategies and children’s behavior problems. nbsp; Kirby Deater-Deckard,…    

Amy K. Marks �is Associate Professor of Psychology at Suffolk University. Her books include� The Immigrant Paradox in Children and Adolescents, and�Immigrant Stories .