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ERIC Number: EJ1121686
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Nov
Pages: 30
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-2194-654X
Contribution of Educational Factors in the Capacity to Overcome Adversity
Palomar, Joaquina; Montes de Oca, Sandra
Multicultural Learning and Teaching, v6 n2 Nov 2011
The objective of this study was to identify factors that predict resilience and social mobility in persons living in extreme poverty in Mexico by analyzing an extensive set of school-related variables. A total of 913 adults were surveyed, with 65.2% women and an average age of 43.71 years. Significant correlations were found between the seven educational variables measured and resilience, and only one of them was correlated with social mobility. Regression analysis identifies achievement motivation and a reflexive learning style as predictors of resilience. The results are discussed in terms of their implications for this segment of the population.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Mexico