From peers to policy

how broader social contexts influence the adaptation of children and youth in immigrant families.

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This chapter provides an overview of non family contexts that shape the development and adjustment of children and youth from immigrant families. It also describes the four chapters in this special issue that focus on peer, network, legal, and institutional contexts that influence the lives of immigrant parents and their children. Directions for future research on the social contexts of development in immigrant families are discussed. (c) 2008 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-8
Number of pages8
JournalNew Directions for Child and Adolescent Development
Volume2008
Issue number121
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2008

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