"Hay que ponerse en los zapatos del joven": adaptive parenting of adolescent children among Mexican-American parents residing in a dangerous neighborhood.

@article{CruzSantiago2011HayQP,
  title={"Hay que ponerse en los zapatos del joven": adaptive parenting of adolescent children among Mexican-American parents residing in a dangerous neighborhood.},
  author={Michelle Cruz-Santiago and Jorge I Ram{\'i}rez Garc{\'i}a},
  journal={Family process},
  year={2011},
  volume={50 1},
  pages={92-114}
}
We examined parenting of adolescents with Consensual Qualitative Research analyses of five 90-minute focus groups with 45 Mexican immigrant parents residing in a high-crime and low-income neighborhood. Parents identified gangs as their major challenge in parenting. Relatedly, they endorsed control-oriented practices to ensure the safety of their adolescents. In addition, parents used practices that aimed to build strong, trusting relationships with their adolescents. The co-occurrence of… CONTINUE READING
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