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ERIC Number: EJ1019724
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Oct
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 19
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1538-1927
Latina Resilience in Higher Education: Contributing Factors Including Seasonal Farmworker Experiences
Graff, Cristina Santamaria; McCain, Terrence; Gomez-Vilchis, Veronica
Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, v12 n4 p334-344 Oct 2013
Many Latina students overcome multiple obstacles to earn university degrees. Five married Latina women with children and seasonal farmworker backgrounds are the focus of this study which is analyzed through resiliency theory to understand factors contributing to their academic resilience. Variables connected to academic success are explored and include supportive familial networks, self-efficacy, and participants' desires to instill the value of education in their children. Implications for future research and practice are discussed.
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Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Washington