A Comparison Between Mexican American Youth Who Are in Gangs and Those Who Are Not

Tapia, Hugo A.; Kinnier, Richard T.; MacKinnon, David P.
October 2009
Journal of Multicultural Counseling & Development;Oct2009, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p229
Academic Journal
This exploratory study compares the differences between 43 Mexican American gang members and 43 Mexican American adolescents who are not members of a gang on several demographic, educational, familial, cultural, and psychological variables. Differences were analyzed using t tests and chi-square analyses. Discussion focuses on implications for counseling.


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