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Arnett, Jeffrey Jensen, Ed. – Psychology Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
This book paints a portrait of adolescent psychology in 4 major regions: Africa/the Middle East, Asia, the Americas, and Europe. Featuring 24 revised and updated chapters from the "International Encyclopedia of Adolescence" (2007), readers are introduced to the way the majority of the world's adolescents actually live. Most contributors…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Economic Progress, Family Relationship, Adolescents
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Ramos, Claudia Saucedo – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2003
Narratives used by parents in Mexican working-class families to motivate their children to study are examined for the advice offered and parental attitudes about the importance of school. The integration of contemporary pressures about the value of schooling is investigated, as well as the ways in which the value of schooling is being…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Educational Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Mexicans
Malaysian-American Commission on Educational Exchange, Kuala Lumpur. – 1994
This document contains reports by 14 participants of a Fulbright-Hays seminar in Malaysia. Participants were introduced to Malaysia and the Malaysian way of life through talks, discussion and field trips to schools, and educational institutions and cultural centers throughout the country. At every location the group was given presentations on…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Pluralism, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries