Family Conflict Among Chinese- and Mexican-Origin Adolescents and Their Parents in the U.S.: New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development

Family Conflict Among Chinese- and Mexican-Origin Adolescents and Their Parents in the U.S.: New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development


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ISBN-13: 9781118309117
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/27/2012
Series: J-B CAD Single Issue Child & Adolescent Development Series , #112
Pages: 120
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.40(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Family Conflict Among Chinese- and Mexican-Origin Adolescentsand Their Parents in the U.S.: An Introduction 1
Linda P. Juang, Adriana J. Umaña-Taylor The authorsset the stage for the rest of the volume by discussingdevelopmental and cultural sources of parent–adolescentconflict and highlight how the chapters in the volume address keycontexts and processes related to family conflict and adolescentadjustment.

2. Acculturation-Based and Everyday Family Conflict inChinese American Families 13
Linda P. Juang, Moin Syed, Jeffrey T. Cookston, Yijie Wang, SuYeong Kim
The authors integrate our knowledge of these two types offamily conflict that have been studied separately to arrive at anew understanding of what family conflict means for ChineseAmerican adolescents and their parents.

3. Conflicts and Communication Between High-Achieving ChineseAmerican Adolescents and Their Parents 35
Desiree Baolian Qin, Tzu-Fen Chang, Eun-Jin Han, GraceChee
Based on in-depth interview data, the authors explore variousdomains of conflict that high-achieving Chinese American youth andtheir parents engage in, the process by which these conflictsemerge, and youths' perceptions of how conflicts are resolved.

4. Mother–Daughter Conflict and Adjustment inMexican-Origin Families: Exploring the Role of Family andSociocultural Context 59
Kimberly A. Updegraff, Adriana J. Umaña-Taylor, Norma J.Perez-Brena, Jacqueline Pflieger
Drawing from ecologically oriented and person–environmentfit models, the authors investigate how the family context, asdefined by the transition to adolescent motherhood, and thesociocultural context, as measured by mother–daughterdiscrepancies in cultural orientations, shape the associationsbetween conflict and adjustment in Mexicanorigin families.

5. Guided Cognitive Reframing of Adolescent–FatherConflict: Who Mexican American and European American AdolescentsSeek and Why 83
Jeffrey T. Cookston, Andres F. Olide, Michele A. Adams, WilliamV. Fabricius, Ross D. Parke
The authors offer a conceptual model of guided cognitivereframing that emphasizes the behavioral, cognitive, and affectiveimplications of confidant support as well as individual,family, and cultural factors linked to support seeking amongMexican- and European-heritage adolescents.

6. Gaps, Conflicts, and Arguments Between Adolescents andTheir Parents 105
Andrew J. Fuligni
In this commentary, the author highlights the uniquecontributions of each chapter and suggests that distinguishingbetween three types of parent–adolescentdifferences—acculturation gaps, feelings of conflict, andactual arguments between adolescents and theirparents—provides a way to understand the findings onimmigrant family conflict presented in this volume.

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