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Rodriguez, Sarah L.; Garbee, Kelty; Martínez-Podolsky, Elizabeth – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2021
This qualitative study examined how first-generation Mexican American college students sought support from their families to cope with challenges. Some students had very close relationships with their family members and allowed them to be an integral part of their coping processes. However, others separated family from the coping or built chosen…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, Hispanic American Students, First Generation College Students, Coping
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Duran, Antonio; Pérez, David, II – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2019
This study contributes to the literature on college students with multiple marginalized identities by investigating the experiences of queer Latino men as they created familial relationships during their time in college. Data from "The National Study" on Latino Male Achievement in Higher Education was used to elucidate how queer Latino…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Males, Homosexuality, Family Relationship
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Carani, George; Carani, José; Strong-Wilson, Teresa – McGill Journal of Education, 2014
"Alphabetização" (literacy) of young children involves a school exclusively devoted to the early years, parental participation, and teachers specialized in early literacy. This is the basis of José Carani's proposal for an "escola familia" in the municipality of Cambé (Brazil). This "Note from the Field," based on our…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Emergent Literacy, Specialization, Program Proposals
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Battle, Juan; Smiley, CalvinJohn – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2020
The Latinx community is the fastest growing demographic in the United States and faces high rates of xenophobia and racism because of myths surrounding immigration and criminality. Therefore, Latinx communities are faced with many challenges. Parental configuration and educational attainment are key areas to explore the Latinx community in U.S.…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Hispanic American Students, Longitudinal Studies, Divorce
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Taylor, Zachary W. – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2020
This study examines first-year undergraduate admissions materials from 325 bachelor-degree granting U.S. institutions, closely analyzing the English-language readability and Spanish-language readability and translation of these materials. Via Yosso's linguistic capital, the results reveal 4.9% of first-year undergraduate admissions materials had…
Descriptors: Translation, Spanish, College Admission, College Applicants
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Duran, Antonio; Pérez, David, II – Journal of College Student Development, 2017
Using data from the National Study on Latino Male Achievement in Higher Education, we add to the scholarship on queer students of color by exploring how queer Latino men expand on familial capital in college. Specifically, we utilized phenomenology to understand how participants decided whether to disclose their sexual orientation to family. In…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Higher Education, Males, Hispanic American Students
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Luedke, Courtney L. – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2019
This study explored the ways Latinx-based organizations assist students in navigating college and career preparation. Data consist of in-depth interviews with 17 first-generation Latinx students attending two predominantly White institutions in the Midwest. I employed Bourdieu's social reproduction theory to examine the ways Latinx student…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, College Readiness, Career Readiness, First Generation College Students
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Luedke, Courtney L. – Journal of Higher Education, 2020
This qualitative study analyzes interviews with 17 first-generation Latina/o/x students. This study bridges funds of knowledge and social reproduction theory to examine the bi-directional exchange of familial funds of knowledge and capital relevant to higher education in Latina/o/x families. Students' familial funds of knowledge assisted them as…
Descriptors: First Generation College Students, Hispanic American Students, Cultural Capital, Social Capital
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Horton, Lucy A.; Ayala, Guadalupe X.; Slymen, Donald J.; Ibarra, Leticia; Hernandez, Erika; Parada, Humberto; Rock, Cheryl L.; Arredondo, Elva M.; Elder, John P. – Health Education & Behavior, 2018
Aims: Examine intervention effects among mothers involved in a healthy eating randomized controlled trial. Furthermore, examine the mediating roles of individual and familial influences on observed outcomes. Methods: Between 2009 and 2011, 361 families were recruited; half were assigned to an 11-session community health worker-delivered…
Descriptors: Mothers, Intervention, Eating Habits, Randomized Controlled Trials
Cardena, Maria-Elena – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine the extent to which Latina faculty leaders and administrators in higher education develop social capital by forming fictive kin relationships with women coworkers. Secondly, it identified and described how these relationships impact a Latina's leadership journey in academia. Methodology: This…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Hispanic Americans, Females, College Faculty
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Poza, Luis; Brooks, Maneka Deanna; Valdés, Guadalupe – School Community Journal, 2014
Teachers and administrators in schools with large, working-class Latino populations often complain of parents' indifference or lack of involvement in children's schooling because of their low visibility at school events and relatively little face-to-face communication with teachers and school administration. In a series of semi-structured…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Immigrants, Hispanic Americans, Family School Relationship
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Urrieta, Luis, Jr. – Anthropology & Education Quarterly, 2013
This article explores how children and youth learned indigenous heritage "saberes" (knowings) through intent community participation in Nocutzepo, Mexico. The "familia" (family) and "comunidad" (community)-based saberes were valuable for skills acquisition, but most important for learning indigenous forms of…
Descriptors: Indigenous Knowledge, American Indians, Foreign Countries, Learning Processes
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Matos, Jennifer M. D. – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2015
This article utilizes Yosso's (2005) community cultural framework and the six forms of cultural capital (aspirational, familial, linguistic, navigational, resistant, social) as corrective reframes of the cultural deficit model. Although the prevailing literature on Latina/o parents and families portray this population as being unmotivated and…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, College Students, Academic Persistence, Learner Engagement
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Dueñas, Gilbert – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2015
Within the everyday space of their modest trailer homes, I observed compelling environments in the households of 5 Mexican families. In their homes, there existed "los padres con sus hijos" (parents with their children) who intuitively expressed "cariño," or love, for one another, conversed in multiple languages, practiced…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, Cultural Influences, Cultural Differences, Traditionalism
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Marsiglia, Flavio F.; Williams, Lela Rankin; Ayers, Stephanie L.; Booth, Jaime M. – Research on Social Work Practice, 2014
Objectives: This article reports the effects of a culturally grounded parenting intervention to strengthen positive parenting practices. Method: The intervention was designed and tested with primarily Mexican origin parents in a large urban setting of the southwestern United States using an ecodevelopmental approach. Parents (N = 393) were…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Parents, Mexican Americans, Culturally Relevant Education
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