Identifying Potential Risk and Protective Factors among Non-Metropolitan Latino Youth: Cultural Implications for Substance Use Research

@article{Stone2006IdentifyingPR,
  title={Identifying Potential Risk and Protective Factors among Non-Metropolitan Latino Youth: Cultural Implications for Substance Use Research},
  author={Rosalie A. Torres Stone and Deanna Meyler},
  journal={Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health},
  year={2006},
  volume={9},
  pages={95-107}
}
Immigration studies show that the social adaptation of second-generation youth is conditioned by the pace of acculturation among parents and children, cultural and economic barriers, and family and community resources for confronting barriers. This research, however, has primarily focused on the link between acculturation and acculturative stress on Latino adolescents residing in large urban communities. There is a lack of research on the social integration of Latino youth living in rapidly… CONTINUE READING