Low Cultural Identification, Low Parental Involvement and Adverse Peer Influences as Risk Factors for Delinquent Behaviour Among Filipino Youth in Hawai‘I

  title={Low Cultural Identification, Low Parental Involvement and Adverse Peer Influences as Risk Factors for Delinquent Behaviour Among Filipino Youth in Hawai‘I},
  author={Anthony P. S. Guerrero and Stephanie T. Nishimura and Janice Y. Chang and Celia Ona and Vanessa L. Cunanan and Earl Shigemi Hishinuma},
  journal={International Journal of Social Psychiatry},
  pages={371 - 387}
Background: Among Filipino youth in Hawai‘i, low Filipino cultural identification and low family support may be important risk factors for delinquency. Aims: To examine, in a sample of Filipino youth in Hawai‘i, correlations between delinquent behaviour and the aforementioned — as well as other, potentially mediating — variables. Methods: A youth risk survey and Filipino Culture Scale were administered to Filipino students (N = 150) in Hawai‘i. A parent risk survey was administered to available… 

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