ERIC Number: EJ503883
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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Do Role Models Influence Self Efficacy and Aspirations in Mexican American At-Risk Females?
Hernandez, Arthur E.
Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, v17 n2 p256-63 May 1995
Female Mexican American high school students attended presentations by Hispanic female role models in business, academic, and professional careers. Although student questionnaires suggested high levels of career and educational aspirations and self-efficacy, focus-group comments indicated external locus of control and feelings of isolation and lack of support. Suggests caution in programmatic use of role models. (SV)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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