ISBN-10:
0803955537
ISBN-13:
9780803955530
Pub. Date:
11/14/1994
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Hispanic Psychology: Critical Issues in Theory and Research / Edition 1

Hispanic Psychology: Critical Issues in Theory and Research / Edition 1

by Amado M. Padilla
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Overview

This major contribution to the understanding of Hispanics in the United States explores such topics as: adaptation to a new culture; role of the family in acculturation; ethnic identification; health and mental health service; research needs; and changing gender roles.

The articles were previously published in the Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803955530
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 11/14/1994
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 393
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to Hispanic Psychology - Amado M Padilla
PART ONE: ACCULTURATION AND ADAPTATION
Environmental Influences and Personal Choice - Ray Garza and Placida I Gallegos
A Humanistic Perspective on Acculturation
Mexican American Family Functioning and Acculturation - Erich Rueschenberg and Raymond Buriel
A Family Systems Perspective
A Multidimensional Measure of Cultural Identity for Latino and Latina Adolescents - María Félix-Ortiz, Michael D Newcomb and Hector Myers
Acculturative Stress - Delia H Saldaña
Minority Status and Distress
PART TWO: ETHNIC IDENTITY AND BEHAVIOR
Ethnic Identity and Self-Esteem - Jean S Phinney
A Review and Integration
Ethnic Identity and Adaptation of Mexican American Youths in School Settings - Marth E Bernal, Delia S Saenz and George P Knight
Ethnic Identity and Bilingualism Attitudes - Aida Hurtado and Patricia Gurin
PART THREE: CLINICAL RESEARCH AND SERVICES
Hispanic Mental Health Research - Horacio Fabrega Jr
A Case for Cultural Psychiatry
DSM-IV - Richard C Cervantes and William Arroyo
Implications for Hispanic Children and Adolescents
Clinical Issues in the Treatment of Chicano Male Gang Youth - Jerald Belitz and Diana Valdez
PART FOUR: HEALTH AND AIDS RESEARCH
Language as a Communication Barrier in Medical Care for Hispanic Patients - Rosa Seijo, Henry Gomez and Judith Freidenberg
Cultural Differences in Attitudes and Expectancies between Hispanic and Non-Hispanic White Smokers - Gerardo Marin et al
Communicating the HIV/AIDS Risk to Hispanic Populations - Gustavo A Yep
A Review and Integration
Impact of Poverty, Homelessness and Drugs on Hispanic Women at Risk from HIV Infection - Adeline Nyamathi and Rose Vasquez
PART FIVE: GENDER STUDIES RESEARCH
Hispanic Masculinity - J Manuel Casas et al
Myth or Psychological Scheme Meriting Clinical Consideration
Sex Role Identity among College Students - Brunilda De Leon
A Cross-Cultural Analysis
Hispanic Househusbands - Sharon Katorowski Davis and Virginia Chavez
PART SIX: EDUCATION AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT
Theoretical Assumptions and Empirical Evidence for Academic Achievement in Two Languages - Kathryn J Lindholm
Academic Invulnerability among Mexican-American Students - Sylvia Alatorre Alva
The Importance of Protective Resources and Appraisals
Educational Policy and the Growing Latino Student Population - Pedro Reyes and Richard R Valencia
Problems and Prospects

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