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Fuligni, Andrew J.; Kiang, Lisa; Witkow, Melissa R.; Baldelomar, Oscar – Child Development, 2008
An important question for the acculturation of adolescents from immigrant families is whether they retain ethnic labels that refer to their national origin (e.g., Mexican, Chinese) or adopt labels that are dominant in American society (e.g., Latino, Asian American, American). Approximately 380 adolescents from Asian and Latin American immigrant…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Adolescents, Asian Americans, Immigrants
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Kiang, Lisa; Fuligni, Andrew J. – Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 2010
Establishing a sense of life meaning is a primary facet of well-being, yet is understudied in adolescent development. Using data from 579 adolescents (53% female) from Latin American, Asian, and European backgrounds, demographic differences in meaning in life, links with psychological and academic adjustment, and the role of meaning in explaining…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Ethnicity, Adolescents, Asian Americans
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Kiang, Lisa; Fuligni, Andrew J. – Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 2009
Ninth graders (N = 679; 50% male, 50% female) from Latin American (41%), Asian (38%), and European (21%) backgrounds reported on their ethnic identity and family attitudes and relationships. Adolescents also completed daily checklists of family interactions over a two-week period. Results indicated that ethnic identity, measured through…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Leisure Time, Family Relationship, Adolescents
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Kiang, Lisa; Witkow, Melissa R.; Baldelomar, Oscar A.; Fuligni, Andrew J. – Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 2010
Changes in adolescents' ethnic identity (e.g., exploration, belonging) were examined over the 4 years of high school. Results from 541 adolescents (51% female) with Latin American, Asian, and European backgrounds suggest that, as a group, adolescents do not report developmental changes in their ethnic exploration and belonging over time. Yet,…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Adolescents, Hispanic Americans, Self Concept
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Chung, Grace H.; Flook, Lisa; Fuligni, Andrew J. – Developmental Psychology, 2009
The authors employed a daily diary method to assess daily frequencies of interparental and parent-adolescent conflict over a 2-week period and their implications for emotional distress across the high school years in a longitudinal sample of 415 adolescents from Latin American, Asian, and European backgrounds. Although family conflict remained…
Descriptors: Conflict, Adolescents, Emotional Adjustment, Hispanic Americans
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Kiang, Lisa; Fuligni, Andrew J. – Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 2009
Within an ethnically diverse sample of young adults (n = 223, 26% Latin American, 14% Asian American, 32% Filipino American, 28% European American), average levels of ethnic identity was found to vary significantly across different relational contexts. Regardless of ethnicity, young adults reported highest levels of ethnic exploration and ethnic…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Young Adults, Filipino Americans, North Americans
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Witkow, Melissa R.; Huynh, Virginia; Fuligni, Andrew J. – Applied Developmental Science, 2015
Ethnic and generational differences in motivation and achievement have been well-established. However, minimal research has examined the role of social factors on educational outcomes among individuals from diverse backgrounds. With a longitudinal sample of 408 Latino, Asian, and European-American students, we examine family, discrimination, and…
Descriptors: High School Students, Grade 12, College Students, Academic Persistence
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Huynh, Virginia W.; Fuligni, Andrew J. – Journal of Research on Adolescence, 2010
Little is known about the frequency of ethnic or racial discrimination and its implications for Latin American and Asian youths' development. In this study, we examined if there were ethnic and generation differences among 601 12th graders from Latin American (36%), Asian (43%), and European (19%) backgrounds in the frequency of peer, adult, and…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Grade Point Average, Racial Discrimination, Adolescents
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Lopez, Anna B.; Huynh, Virginia W.; Fuligni, Andrew J. – Child Development, 2011
To examine the development of religious identity during the teenage years, adolescents (N = 477) from Latin American, Asian, and European backgrounds completed questionnaires in the 10th, 11th, and 12th grades (10th grade age: M = 15.81, SD = 0.36). Results indicated that religious identity remained stable across high school whereas religious…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Religion, Identification (Psychology), Longitudinal Studies
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Fuligni, Andrew J. – New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 2012
Parent-adolescent conflict appears to be similar across different immigrant generations and cultural groups in frequency and implications for adjustment. However, the same level of argumentation may mask hidden conflictual feelings that are not expressed. Why an acculturation gap leads to such conflictual feelings in some adolescents and not…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Family Relationship, Adolescents, Hispanic Americans
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Kiang, Lisa; Yip, Tiffany; Fuligni, Andrew J. – Journal of Research on Adolescence, 2008
A person-centered approach was used to determine how identification across multiple social domains (ethnic, American, family, religious) was associated with distinct identity clusters. Utilizing data from 222 young adults from European, Filipino, Latin, and Asian American backgrounds, four clusters were found (Many Social Identities, Blended/Low…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Asian Americans, Minority Groups, Self Concept
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Fuligni, Andrew J. – New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 2001
Studied ethnic variations in academic motivation among 1,000 adolescents from Asian, Latin American, and European backgrounds. Found that a sense of family obligation was associated with greater belief in the value of education and accounts for tendency of Asian and Latin American adolescents to have greater academic motivation than their equally…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescents, Chinese Americans, Cross Cultural Studies
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Witkow, Melissa R.; Gillen-O'Neel, Cari; Fuligni, Andrew J. – Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 2012
The importance of school-based social engagement for students' school identification and persistence has been well established among adolescents. No work, however, has examined the extent to which social engagement and school identification differ between students from Latino, Asian, and European-American backgrounds enrolled in community versus…
Descriptors: College Students, Grade 12, Identification, Student Attitudes
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Oh, Janet S.; Fuligni, Andrew J. – Social Development, 2010
The influence of immigrant-background adolescents' heritage language (HL) proficiency and use of the language on parent-adolescent relationships and ethnic identity was investigated in a sample of 414 adolescents from Latin American and Asian backgrounds. HL proficiency, but not language use, was positively associated with the quality of…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Parent Child Relationship, Adolescents, Immigrants
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Telzer, Eva H.; Fuligni, Andrew J. – Developmental Psychology, 2009
The daily diary method was used to examine the implications of adolescents' daily assistance behaviors for both positive and negative aspects of psychological well-being among an ethnically diverse sample of 752 adolescents of ages 14 to 15 years. Results indicated that, contrary to the expectations of some observers, providing daily assistance to…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Psychology, Latin Americans, Well Being
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