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Ojeda, Lizette; Castillo, Linda G.; Rosales Meza, Rocío; Piña-Watson, Brandy – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2014
This study examined how college persistence intentions and life satisfaction influenced by acculturation, enculturation, White marginalization, and Mexican American marginalization among 515 Mexican American college students. The utility of a path analysis model was supported. Enculturation positively predicted persistence and life satisfaction.…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, Life Satisfaction, Academic Persistence, College Students
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Derlan, Chelsea L.; Umaña-Taylor, Adriana J.; Updegraff, Kimberly A.; Jahromi, Laudan B. – Developmental Psychology, 2017
The current longitudinal study examined the intergenerational transmission of ethnic-racial identity/identification and cultural orientation among Mexican-origin adolescent young mothers and their children (N = 161 dyads). Findings indicated that mothers' ethnic-racial identity and their cultural involvement were significantly associated with…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Ethnicity, Racial Identification, Mexican Americans
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Hui, Kayi; Lent, Robert W.; Miller, Matthew J. – Journal of Career Assessment, 2013
This study examined the predictive utility of Lent and Brown's social cognitive model of educational and work well-being with a sample of Asian American college students, indexing well-being in terms of academic and social domain satisfaction. In addition, we examined the role of acculturation and enculturation as culture-specific predictors of…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Social Cognition, Well Being, Acculturation