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The Maria Paradox

The Maria Paradox Author Rosa Maria Gil
ISBN-10 9781497672796
Release 2014-07-15
Pages 273
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In a lively, anecdotal manner, the authors show how to balance old-world values with contemporary North America, whether the issue is juggling career and family demands, turning the traditional marriage into a partnership, awakening and accepting one’s own sexuality, seeking help with emotional problems outside the family, or learning to stand up for one’s feelings and rights. Filled with real-life success stories and wise, compassionate advice, The Maria Paradox details how any Latina can enjoy the best of both worlds and become her own person at last.



Parenting with Pride Latino Style

Parenting with Pride Latino Style Author Dr. Carmen Inoa Vazquez
ISBN-10 9780061931178
Release 2009-05-12
Pages 288
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From a distinguished psychologist, mother, and Latina, Parenting with Pride Latino Style offers the first bicultural child-rearing approach for Latino parents. This groundbreaking book supports families in raising their children with time-honored Hispanic values while incorporating the best that North America has to offer. Dr. Vazquez's unique parenting method, the New Traditionalism (El Nuevo Tradicionalismo), preserves classic Latino ideals, such as pride, family loyalty, and courtesy, while helping parents revise their traditional authoritarian child-rearing style, blending the best of Latino and American cultures and dramatically reducing cultural conflict in the family. Her seven steps to successful parenting are grounded in the acronym ORGULLO ("pride"): O: Organize your feelings R: Respect your child's feelings G: Guide and teach your child; do not dictate U: Update your media awareness often L: Love your child for who she or he is L: Listen to your child O: Open the communication channels -- and keep them open Self-assessments and reflection exercises help parents resolve the dilemmas produced when two cultures combine. Detailed examples show how to use these methods immediately in daily life -- from family relationships to children's friendships to school issues. Clear, compassionate, and based on Dr. Vazquez's personal experience as a Latina professional and parent, Parenting with Pride Latino Style is the one book that enables contemporary Latino parents to pass on their rich cultural heritage to their children -- and to future generations as well.



Encyclopedia of Multicultural Psychology

Encyclopedia of Multicultural Psychology Author Yo Jackson
ISBN-10 1412909481
Release 2006-08-18
Pages 509
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The Encyclopedia of Multicultural Psychology is the first authoritative guide to synthesize the dynamic field of multicultural psychology. This volume includes entries on a broad array of issues and covers the breadth of psychology viewed through the lens of the racial and ethnic minority experience. The Encyclopedia addresses culture across a broad spectrum of psychological perspectives and includes topics that are relevant to social psychology, cognitive psychology, environmental psychology, cross-cultural psychology, and clinical psychology.



Latino Politics in America

Latino Politics in America Author John A. Garcia
ISBN-10 9781442259904
Release 2016-08-11
Pages 340
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Latino Politics in America: Community, Culture, and Interests provides an in-depth look at how the various sub-groups of the Latino community influence the political landscape. In this third edition, Garcia discusses how topics such as voting, immigration, Latinos’ own mobilization efforts, partisanship, and political engagement are all impacted by Latino leadership, activated communities, and advocacy groups.



Dreaming in Cuban

Dreaming in Cuban Author Cristina García
ISBN-10 0307798003
Release 2011-06-08
Pages 272
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“Impressive . . . [Cristina García’s] story is about three generations of Cuban women and their separate responses to the revolution. Her special feat is to tell it in a style as warm and gentle as the ‘sustaining aromas of vanilla and almond,’ as rhythmic as the music of Beny Moré.”—Time Cristina García’s acclaimed book is the haunting, bittersweet story of a family experiencing a country’s revolution and the revelations that follow. The lives of Celia del Pino and her husband, daughters, and grandchildren mirror the magical realism of Cuba itself, a landscape of beauty and poverty, idealism and corruption. Dreaming in Cuban is “a work that possesses both the intimacy of a Chekov story and the hallucinatory magic of a novel by Gabriel García Márquez” (The New York Times). In celebration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the novel’s original publication, this edition features a new introduction by the author. Praise for Dreaming in Cuban “Remarkable . . . an intricate weaving of dramatic events with the supernatural and the cosmic . . . evocative and lush.”—San Francisco Chronicle “Captures the pain, the distance, the frustrations and the dreams of these family dramas with a vivid, poetic prose.”—The Washington Post “Brilliant . . . With tremendous skill, passion and humor, García just may have written the definitive story of Cuban exiles and some of those they left behind.”—The Denver Post



Psychological Health of Women of Color Intersections Challenges and Opportunities

Psychological Health of Women of Color  Intersections  Challenges  and Opportunities Author Lillian Comas-Diaz Ph.D.
ISBN-10 9780313392412
Release 2013-05-23
Pages 428
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This work serves to celebrate the strengths of women of color, identify unique opportunities, and examine the specific challenges and issues of this group. • Identifies and examines strengths and opportunities, challenges, developmental issues, and identity intersections for women of color



Grief Therapy with Latinos

Grief Therapy with Latinos Author Carmen Vazquez, PhD
ISBN-10 0826106609
Release 2011-01-28
Pages 320
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"We recommend this work for both bilingual counselors and for mono-lingual counselors in schools and clinical settings. The grief counseling techniques are clearly explained and are accessible even to those who have not been extensively trained in the areas of loss and grief."--Illness, Crisis and Loss "Grief Therapy with Latinos: Integrating Culture for Clinicians advancesthe field of grief therapy by offering a culturally sensitive model for Latino/as. Rich intheory and practice, this book offers a culturally congruent approach to grief therapy. Theauthors present an effective model that teaches therapists how to comprehend Latino/así'mourning in Spanish.' Grief Therapy with Latinos: Integrating Culture for Clinicians can serve as a graduatetextbook as well as a reference for novice and seasoned clinicians."--Lillian Comas-Diaz, PhD, in Psychoanalytic Psychology This book serves as both a graduate textbook and clinical reference that helps in the understanding of relevant cultural values and their effect on the grieving process. Grief Therapy with Latinos also addresses the application of specific interventions in a culturally appropriate manner, including the importance of language in grief therapy, psychology, and counseling with a Latino population. The main focus of this book is to identify underlying pathologies, depressions, or anxieties that could have existed before, and the relevance of the cultural components that can interfere with the adaption to and the resolution of grief. Written in three parts-specific cultural and psychological components of Latino grief, the many faces of grief, and grief within the family context-each part demonstrates a clear hands-on approach to how to respond to Latino patients and addresses aspects universally related to grief and psychological points of view. Key features: Addresses culturally specific and diverse narratives of loss to illustrate cultural revelations in the grief process and the clinical assessment of denial and spirituality Discusses the relevance of language in the expression of grief, assessment, and treatment Presents clear and easy-to-read grief therapy approaches and methods Includes adaptations of traditional psychotherapeutic techniques, incorporating relevant cultural values



Handbook of Race Ethnicity and Gender in Psychology

Handbook of Race Ethnicity and Gender in Psychology Author Marie L. Miville
ISBN-10 9781461488606
Release 2014-02-06
Pages 412
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Multicultural aspects of psychology have received some attention in the literature in the last decade. A number of texts currently address these significant concerns, for example, Counseling the Culturally Different (Sue & Sue, 2008); Handbook of Multicultural Counseling ( Poterotto et l., 2009); and Handbook of Multicultural Counseling Competencies (Pope-Davis & Coleman, 2005). In their most recent editions, several of these books address more nuanced complexities of diversity, for example, the intersections of gender or social class with race-ethnicity. Meanwhile, other texts have addressed gender issues in psychology (Handbook of Counseling Women, Counseling Men), with some attention paid to racial-ethnic and other diversity concerns. Clearly the progression of scholarship in this field reflects the importance of incorporating multiple aspects of diversity within psychology. However, no book currently exists that fully addresses the complexities of race-ethnicity and gender together. Better understanding of the dual impact of race-ethnicity and gender on psychological functioning may lead to more effective conceptualizations of a number of mental health issues, such as domestic violence, addictions, health-related behaviors and achievement. Exploring the impact of race-ethnicity and gender also may provide a broader understanding of self-in-community, as this affects individuals, families and other social groups and work and career development. Topics of interest may include identity development, worldviews and belief systems, parenting styles, interventions for promoting resilience and persistence and strategies for enhancing more accurate diagnostic and treatment modalities. Today’s world is comprised of multiple and intersecting communities that remain in need of psychological models and interventions that support and promote both individual and collective mental health. We believe that utilizing unidimensional conceptual models (e.g. focusing solely on race-ethnicity or gender) no longer adequately addresses psychological concerns that are dynamic, complex and multi-faceted. The proposed Handbook will focus on timely topics which historically have been under-addressed for a number of diverse populations.



World Literature in Spanish G Q

World Literature in Spanish  G Q Author
ISBN-10 9780313337703
Release 2011
Pages 1294
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Contains roughly 850 entries on both major and minor authors, themes, genres, and topics of Spanish literature from the Middle Ages to the present day. Describes the growing diversity within national borders, the increasing interdependence among nations, and the myriad impacts of Spanish literature across the globe.



Handbook of U S Latino Psychology

Handbook of U S  Latino Psychology Author Francisco A. Villarruel
ISBN-10 9781452237053
Release 2009-07-24
Pages 480
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Congratulations to Aida Hurtado and Karina Cervantez- winners of the 2009 Women of Color Psychologies Award! This award, given by the Association of Women in Psychology Association, is voted on by AWP members for contributions of new knowledge and importance to the advancement of the psychology of women of color. Offering broad coverage of all U.S. Latino groups, this volume synthesizes cutting-edge research and methodological advances and provides culturally sophisticated information that can be used by researchers, policy makers, and practitioners. The editors and contributing authors summarize theories and conceptual models that can further our understanding of the development and adaptation of U.S. Latino populations. In addition, they focus on the importance of cultural sensitivity and competence in research and intervention approaches and how to achieve it. Key Features • Highlights the normative development and strengths of U.S. Latino populations • Elaborates on the heterogeneity of Latinos in that it does not assume that all Latino populations, and the contexts of their development, are identical. • Emphasizes on cultural sensitivity and competence at all levels • Focuses on the importance of cultural identity amongst Latinos and its contribution to healthy developmental outcomes.



Global Latinas

Global Latinas Author L. Casanova
ISBN-10 9780230235021
Release 2009-02-27
Pages 221
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Foreign Direct Investment from emerging economies reached $130 billion in 2005, the highest level ever recorded. The number of multinationals from emerging economies in the global Fortune 500 has increased from 19 in 1990 to 47 in 2005, with about ten of them coming from Latin America. This book focuses on understanding this new phenomenon.



U S Immigration and Education

U S  Immigration and Education Author Elena L. Grigorenko, PhD
ISBN-10 9780826111081
Release 2012-10-22
Pages 408
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This handbook helps readers to both understand and craft policies to aid the successful acculturation of immigrants in the US. It is an excellent road map for researchers in immigration and education, as well as educational and developmental psychologists, sociologists, economists, and public policy makers. An immigrant from Russia, Dr. Grigorenko weaves her first-hand experiences and strategies into this unique text. It encompasses all available research on immigration and acculturation, from new information on bilingual education to studies of low-skill versus high-skill workers. Key Topics: Immigration and America: current snapshot of US immigration policy and a demographic profile Immigration and education: Pre-K though grade12, higher, and adult education, and the labor market Immigration and incorporation into society: Implications for human development, health, and policy



Culturally Responsive Counseling With Latinas os

Culturally Responsive Counseling With Latinas os Author Patricia Arredondo
ISBN-10 9781119026648
Release 2014-12-08
Pages 281
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This book provides culture-centered assessment and intervention strategies for effective clinical practice with Latina/o individuals and families. Mental health professionals will gain new and expanded cultural competence as they learn to sensitively and ethically integrate Latino values into their work. Throughout the text, case scenarios illustrate ways to work successfully with clients of all ages. A sample culture-centered clinical interview is included, along with a listing of Latino-specific mental health resources. Topics discussed include roles, relationships, and expectations in Latino families; cultural and bicultural values; gender role socialization; generational differences; identity and acculturation issues; educational values and achievement; Latinas/os in the workforce; and religious beliefs and practices. *Requests for digital versions from the ACA can be found on wiley.com. *To request print copies, please visit the ACA website.



Multicultural Gender Roles

Multicultural Gender Roles Author Marie L. Miville
ISBN-10 9781118239117
Release 2013-04-12
Pages 304
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"Multicultural Gender Roles continues to advancemultidimensional identity models. Each data-informed chapterintroduces genuine reflections and accountings that lead to aproposed process model highlighting the complexities of negotiatinggender roles, rules, and responsibilities for ethnic minorityindividuals." —Patricia Arredondo, President, The Chicago School ofProfessional Psychology, Chicago Campus "This book is a must-read for counselors and educators seekingto have a full understanding of the people they work with." —Edward A. Delgado-Romero, PhD, Professor, The University ofGeorgia "This extraordinary book presents vivid narratives of thechallenges African American, Latina/o, Asian and Asian Americanwomen and men face in constructing their gender roles. TheMulticultural Gender Role Model is groundbreaking." —Nancy Boyd-Franklin, PhD, Professor II – DistinguishedProfessor, Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology,Rutgers University Practical applications for mental health professionals andeducators in helping clients and students understand and constructtheir roles within their schools, families, and communities Edited by Dr. Marie Miville—a recognized authority onmulticultural issues in counseling andpsychology—Multicultural Gender Roles provides mentalhealth professionals, educators, and students entering these fieldswith a solid research grounding on how people of color can reframetheir gender roles in today's world. Featuring personal experiences and stories based on interviewswith over sixty individuals from various racial-ethnic backgrounds,Multicultural Gender Roles explores: Gender role construction among men and women of color Latino and Latina gender roles Gender roles among Asian/Asian American men and women Gender roles among African American men and women Negotiating multicultural gender roles Utilizing current theory and new research, MulticulturalGender Roles provides practical applications for mental healthprofessionals and educators working with diverse populations.



A Room of One s Own Annotated

A Room of One s Own  Annotated Author Virginia Woolf
ISBN-10 9780544535169
Release 2015-02-03
Pages 216
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In A Room of One's Own, Virginia Woolf imagines that Shakespeare had a sister: a sister equal to Shakespeare in talent, equal in genius, but whose legacy is radically different.This imaginary woman never writes a word and dies by her own hand, her genius unexpressed. But if only she had found the means to create, urges Woolf, she would have reached the same heights as her immortal sibling. In this classic essay,Virginia Woolf takes on the establishment, using her gift of language to dissect the world around her and give a voice to those who have none. Her message is simple: A woman must have a fixed income and a room of her own in order to have the freedom to create. Annotated and with an introduction by Susan Gubar



Saludos Hispanos

Saludos Hispanos Author
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105022117068
Release 1997
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Saludos Hispanos has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Saludos Hispanos also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Saludos Hispanos book for free.



Helping Children Succeed

Helping Children Succeed Author Paul Tough
ISBN-10 9780544935310
Release 2016-05-24
Pages 144
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From the New York Times best-selling author of How Children Succeed, an essential handbook of “informative and effective methods to help children overcome issues and thrive at home and in school”*—now including sixteen new infographics! In How Children Succeed, Paul Tough introduced us to research showing that personal qualities like perseverance, self-control, and conscientiousness play a critical role in children’s success. Now, in Helping Children Succeed, Tough takes on a new set of pressing questions: What does growing up in poverty do to children’s mental and physical development? How does adversity at home affect their success in the classroom, from preschool to high school? And what practical steps can the adults who are responsible for them take to improve their chances for a positive future? Tough once again encourages us to think in a new way about the challenges of childhood. Mining the latest research in psychology and neuroscience, he provides us with insights and strategies for a new approach to childhood adversity, one designed to help many more children succeed. * (Kirkus Reviews)