Voices of Adolescent Strength in the U.S.
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Latina Girls by Jill Denner
Book DescriptionLatinas are now the largest minority group of girls in the country. Yet the research about this group is sparse, and there is a lack of information to guide studies, services or education for the rapidly growing Latino population across the U.S. The existing research has focused on stereotypical perceptions of Latinas as frequently dropping out of school, becoming teen mothers, or being involved with boyfriends in gangs. Latina Girls brings together cutting edge research that challenges these stereotypes. At the same time, the volume offers solid data and suggestions for practical intervention for those who study and work to support this population. It highlights the challenges these young women face, as well as the ways in which they successfully negotiate those challenges. The volume includes research on Latinas and their relationships with family, friends, and romantic partners; academics; career goals; identity; lifelong satisfaction; and the ways in which they navigate across cultures and gender roles. Latina Girls is the first book to pull together research on the overall strengths and strategies that characterize Latina adolescents' lives in the U.S. It will be of key interest and practical use to those who study and work with Latina youth.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780814719770
(5830mm x 3895mm x 17mm)
Imprint: New York University Press
Publisher: New York University Press
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Jill Denner
Jill Denner does research on gender, health, and educational equity in collaboration with community-based organizations and schools. She is a Senior Research Associate at Education, Training, Research (ETR) Associates, a non-profit agency focused on health education and promotion. Bianca L. Guzman is a community psychologist and co-founder and Director of Research and Evaluation at "PHFE-CHOICES," a non-profit organization serving Latina women in the San Gabriel Valley in Los Angeles California. She also teaches at California State University, Los Angeles. Her primary research interest is in the health and well-being of Latina girls residing in the U.S.
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