ERIC Number: EJ509189
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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Familism and Social Capital in the Academic Achievement of Mexican Origin and Anglo Adolescents.
Valenzuela, Angela; Dornbusch, Sanford M.
Social Science Quarterly, v75 n1 p18-36 Mar 1994
Reports on a study of the relationship of family role and structure with academic achievement among 2,666 Anglo and 492 Mexican American high school students. Relates behavioral, attitudinal, and structural dimensions of families to students' self-reported grades. Finds that familistic attitudes are important to academic success. (CFR)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Ethnic Groups, Extended Family, Family (Sociological Unit), Family Influence, Family Relationship, Family Role, Family School Relationship, Family Structure, Hispanic American Culture, Mexican American Education, Mexican Americans, Secondary Education, Social Capital, Social Science Research, Student Attitudes, Student Behavior
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: California (San Francisco)