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ERIC Number: EJ463048
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0739-9863
Sociocultural Influences on the Explanation of Delinquency for Puerto Rican Youths.
Sommers, Ira; And Others
Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, v15 n1 p36-62 Feb 1993
Among 1,077 Puerto Rican male adolescents in New York City, familism (values emphasizing family bonds and obligations) was a powerful contributor to the avoidance of deviance, whereas acculturation was positively associated with participation in interpersonal violence and theft and negatively associated with illicit drug use. The pattern differs across immigrant groups and the U.S. born. (77 references) (SV)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: New York (New York)