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Understanding Latino Families
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Understanding Latino Families
Scholarship, Policy, and Practice

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July 1995 | 256 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
A fresh approach to the study of Latino families is offered in this volume which focuses on the strengths of Latino/Hispanic groups, the structural processes that impede their progress and the cultural and familial processes that enhance their intergenerational adaptation and resilience. The contributors present social and demographic profiles of Latino groups in the United States, empirical and conceptual reviews of Latino family approaches, and practice and policy implications from studies of Latino social programmes.
 
PART ONE: LATINO FAMILIES: CONCEPTUAL APPROACHES AND OVERVIEW
William A Vega
The Study of Latino Families
A Point of Departure

 
Vilma Ortiz
The Diversity of Latino Families
Aída Hurtado
Variations, Combinations, and Evolutions
Latino Families in the United States

 
Julie Solis
The Status of Latino Children and Youth
Challenges and Prospects

 
 
PART TWO: PROGRAM AND PRACTICE
Douglas R Powell
Including Latino Fathers in Parent Education and Support Programs
Development of a Program Model

 
Claudia Dorrington
Central American Refugees in Los Angeles
Adjustment of Children and Families

 
Marilyn Aguirre-Molina and Pilar A Parra
Latino Youth and Families as Active Participants in Planning Change
A Community-University Partnership

 
 
PART THREE: POLICY IMPLICATIONS
Ruth E Zambrana, Claudia Dorrington and David Hayes-Bautista
Family and Child Health
A Neglected Vision

 
Maxine Baca Zinn
Social Science Theorizing for Latino Families in the Age of Diversity
Douglas S Massey, Ruth E Zambrana and Sally Alonzo Bell
Contemporary Issues in Latino Families
Future Directions for Research, Policy, and Practice

 

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