Family Secrets: Transnational Struggles among Children of Filipino Immigrants

  title={Family Secrets: Transnational Struggles among Children of Filipino Immigrants},
  author={Diane L. Wolf},
  journal={Sociological Perspectives},
  pages={457 - 482}
  • D. Wolf
  • Published 1997
  • Sociology
  • Sociological Perspectives
In comparative studies of language proficiency and grades, Filipino second generation youth look relatively successful and assimilated, echoing what we know about their parents: post-1965 Filipino immigrants are predominantly middle-class, college-educated, English-speaking professionals who have integrated easily into U.S. society. Based on fieldwork in two California sites, this paper examines some of the issues and problems confronting second generation Filipino youth. “The family” seems to… Expand
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