Research with Hispanic Populations

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Overview

This book explores ways of overcoming the problems researchers may encounter in collecting and interpreting data generated from Hispanic studies.

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Gerardo Marin, Ph D, is a Professor of Latin American Studies and Psychology, is Associate Provost at the University of San Francisco, and is an APA Fellow. He received his Ph.D. in social psychology from De Paul University. He has written more than 135 publications on topics that are relevant to Hispanics, including cultural norms and attitudes, risk behaviors, culturally appropriate methodology, and acculturation. He is the author of two widely used acculturation scales for Hispanics and was the editor of the recent Surgeon General's Report on Smoking regarding the four ethnic minority groups. In 1991, he coauthored the book Research With Hispanic Populations with Barbara Van Oss Marin and is also the co-editor of Acculturation: Advances in Theory, Measurement, and Applied Research (2003) and Readings in Ethnic Psychology (1998).

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Table of Contents

Hispanics
Who are They?
Issues in Identifying Hispanics
Enhancing Research Participation
Development and Adaptation of Instruments
Translation of Data Collection Instruments
Potential Problems in Interpreting Data

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