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Title Ethnicity and causal mechanisms / [edited by] Michael Rutter, Marta Tienda
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 378 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series The Jacobs Foundation series on adolescence
Jacobs Foundation series on adolescence.
Contents Cultural differences in the effects of physical punishment / Kirby Deater-Deckard, Kenneth A. Dodge, and Emma Sorbring -- Ethnicity and mental health : the example of schizophrenia in the African-Caribbean population in Europe / Peter B. Jones & W.L. Alan Fung -- Ethnic variations in youth suicide / Jewelle Taylor Gibbs -- Ethnicity and intergenerational identities and adaptations in Britain : the socio-political context / Tariq Modood -- Assimilation, dissimilation, and ethnic identities : the experience of children of immigrants in the United States / Rubén G. Rumbaut -- Deciphering ethnicity : reflections on research opportunities / Marta Tienda and Michael Rutter
Introduction/preface / Michael Rutter and Marta Tienda -- Natural experiments, causal influences, and policy development / Michael Rutter -- Growing up ethnic in the UK and US : comparative contexts for youth development / Marta Tienda -- The multiple facets of ethnicity / Michael Rutter and Marta Tienda -- Educational attainments : ethnic differences in the UK / Barbara Maughan -- Race and ethnic inequality in educational attainment in the United States / Charles Hirschman and Jennifer C. Lee -- Racial and ethnic disparities in crime and delinquency in the United States / Jeffrey D. Morenoff -- Explaining ethnic variations in crime and antisocial behavior in the UK / David J. Smith
Summary This book explains the role of ethnicity in group differences across social and psychopathological settings
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Ethnic Groups -- psychology.
Psychology, Adolescent.
Ethnic Groups -- statistics & numerical data.
Minority Groups.
Ethnicity -- Great Britain -- Psychological aspects.
Ethnicity -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Minority teenagers -- Research.
Minority teenagers -- Great Britain.
Minority teenagers -- United States.
United Kingdom.
United States.
Genre/Form Statistics.
Form Electronic book
Author Rutter, Michael, 1933-
Tienda, Marta.
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