Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Parental acculturation and influences on education of elementary Latino students: A parent perspective
by Castro, Laura, M.S.W., California State University, Long Beach, 2012, 89; 1517597
Abstract (Summary)

This quantitative study explored parents levels of acculturation associated with parental influences relating to elementary Latino students. The sample included 50 members from The Downtown Community Development-YMCA located in the City of Long Beach. The sample data was collected at four elementary schools involved with the YMCA program. The data was collected by distributing a self-administered questionnaire. The questionnaires measure: Inventory of Parental Influence (IPI) is designed to measure parental influences; The Short Acculturation Scale for Hispanics (SASH) is designed to measure levels of acculturation, and demographics.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Lam, Brian Trung
School: California State University, Long Beach
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 51/01M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Social work, Latin American Studies, Sociology
Publication Number: 1517597
ISBN: 978-1-267-45999-2
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