ERIC Number: ED360461
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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Empowering Hispanic Families: A Critical Issue for the '90s.
Sotomayor, Marta, Ed.
The chapters of this book will guide discourse about the service needs of the Hispanic population and provide a significant knowledge base for understanding the strengths of Hispanics, for whom the family is central and crucial. Following an introduction by M. Sotomayor, the following chapters are presented: (1) "Hispanics in the Past Two Decades, Latinos in the Next Two: Hindsight and Foresight" (G. Gonzalez); (2) "The Changing Demographic Face of Hispanics in the United States" (A. Garcia); (3) "Patterns and Consequences of Illegal Drug Use among Hispanics" (M. De La Rosa); (4) "AIDS: A Challenge to Hispanics and their Families" (F. I. Soriano); (5) "Strengthening Family and School Bonds in Promoting Hispanic Children's School Performance" (H. Curiel); (6) "Phenotyping, Acculturation, and Biracial Assimilation of Mexican Americans" (F. F. Montalvo); (7) "Sensitive Mental Health Services for Low-Income Puerto Rican Families" (A. Facundo); (8) "Mental Health Services and the Hispanic Elderly" (M. R. Miranda); (9) "Older Hispanic Women: A Decade in Review" (E. Bastida and R. Juarez); (10) "Culturally Relevant Services for Hispanic Elderly" (J. S. Gallegos); and (11) "Juvenile Delinquency among Hispanics: The Role of the Family in Prevention and Treatment" (A. T. Rio, D. A. Santisteban, and J. Szapocznik). (SLD)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Cultural Awareness, Delinquency, Demography, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Role, Hispanic Americans, Latin Americans, Mental Health Programs, Needs Assessment, Older Adults, Puerto Ricans, Social Services, Spanish Speaking, Urban Problems
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