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Immigration and Adaptation


Fuligni, Andrew J. & Perreira, Krista M. (2009). Immigration and Adaptation.. Villarruel, Francisco A.; Carlo, Gustavo; Grau, Josefina M.; Azmitia, Margarita; Cabrera, Natasha J.; & Chahin, T. Jaime (Eds.) (pp. 99-113). Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage Publications.


Offering broad coverage of all U.S. Latino groups, this volume synthesizes cutting-edge research and methodological advances and provides culturally sophisticated information that can be used by researchers, policy makers, and practitioners. The editors and contributing authors summarize theories and conceptual models that can further our understanding of the development and adaptation of U.S. Latino populations. In addition, they focus on the importance of cultural sensitivity and competence in research and intervention approaches and how to achieve it.

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Fuligni, Andrew J.
Perreira, Krista M.