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ERIC Number: EJ423573
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0739-9863
Academic Invulnerability among Mexican-American Students: The Importance of Protective Resources and Appraisals.
Alva, Sylvia Alatorre
Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, v13 n1 p18-34 Feb 1991
Studies characteristics of Mexican-American tenth graders to identify factors making some academically successful, despite adverse sociocultural backgrounds. Examines protective resources and environmental roles for apparently "invulnerable" students. Identifies academic aspiration, support networks, and students' positive assessments of intellectual abilities as success factors. Recommends areas for further research. (TES)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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