Traditional Family Values and Substance Abuse: The Hispanic Contribution to an Alternative Prevention and Treatment Approach / Edition 1

Traditional Family Values and Substance Abuse: The Hispanic Contribution to an Alternative Prevention and Treatment Approach / Edition 1

by Mary Cuadrado, Dr. Louis Lieberman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0306466198

ISBN-13: 9780306466199

Pub. Date: 01/31/2002

Publisher: Springer US

Based on findings from a sample of nearly 1,100 Puerto Ricans living in the New York area, this book posits that adhering to traditional cultural values (for example, the family) has the socially desirable consequence of discouraging such deviant behaviors as substance abuse. The authors conclude that promoting specific values will not prevent certain individual

Overview

Based on findings from a sample of nearly 1,100 Puerto Ricans living in the New York area, this book posits that adhering to traditional cultural values (for example, the family) has the socially desirable consequence of discouraging such deviant behaviors as substance abuse. The authors conclude that promoting specific values will not prevent certain individual and social ills; rather, promoting a 'sense of tradition' itself is needed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306466199
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
01/31/2002
Series:
The Plenum Series in Culture and Health
Edition description:
2002
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.
1. The Puerto Ricans.
2. Coming to the Mainland and the Acculturation Process.
3. Traditional Family Values.
4. Substance Use Outcomes.
5. Drinking Attitudes and Beliefs.
6. Impact of Acculturation and Traditionalism.
7. A Typology of Integration.
8. Ethnotherapy Implications and Conclusions.
References. Index.

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