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Immigrant cultural citizenship: construction of a multi-ethnic Asian American community
This dissertation examines the role of cultural citizenship in the construction of immigrant community identity. Immigrant cultural citizenship is the process by which immigrant individuals create a legitimized social space for themselves while contesting and negotiating hegemonic discourses that seek to define and limit their ...
Risk and protective factors of problem behaviors among ethnic minority adolescents
A significant proportion of youth in the United States experience problem behaviors such as interpersonal violence, delinquency, substance use, and risky sexual behavior. These problem behaviors are highly and positively associated with negative mental health and other developmental outcomes. While many studies of youth ...