TITLE

Down Home

AUTHOR(S)
Weissbourd, Richard
PUB. DATE
February 2002
SOURCE
New Republic;2/25/2002, Vol. 226 Issue 7, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the success of immigrant families in the United States. Challenges faced by the families to become integrated in the U.S. society; Information that the longer immigrant children live in the U.S., the worse their health, attitude, and school performance become; Statement that peer influences on teenagers may adversely affect their academic performance; Relationship of immigrant children with their parents and single-parent homes; Opinion that Americanization may erode some critical aspects of parenting.
ACCESSION #
6145273

 

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