Preventing youth violence in a multicultural society /

"Preventing Youth Violence in a Multicultural Society highlights the importance of creating culturally compatible interventions to stop violence among the youngest members of diverse populations. Chapters explore how ethnicity and culture can increase or decrease risk for violence among youth d...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Guerra, Nancy, Smith, Emilie Phillips
Format: eBook
Published: Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, [2006]
Edition:1st ed.
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / Emilie Phillips Smith and Nancy G. Guerra
  • Understanding youth violence and prevention in context : the role of ethnicity and culture
  • Ethnicity, youth violence, and the ecology of development / Nancy G. Guerra and Kirk R. Williams
  • Ethnic identity, social group membership, and youth violence / Sabine E. French, Tia E. Kim, and Olivia Pillado
  • Youth violence, immigration, and acculturation / Ioakim Boutakidis, Nancy Guerra, and Fernando Soriano
  • Youth violence prevention among Latino youth / Brenda Mirabal-Colón and Carmen Noemi Velez
  • Youth violence prevention among Asian American and Pacific islander youth / Gregory Yee Mark, Linda A. Revilla, Thomas Tsutsumoto, and David Mayeda
  • Understanding American Indian youth violence and prevention / Samantha Hurst and Jack Laird
  • Preventing youth violence among African American youth : the socio-cultural context of risk and protective factors / Emilie Phillips Smith and La Mar Hasbrouck
  • Youth violence prevention among white youth / Robert Nash Parker and Louis Tuthill
  • Culturally-sensitive interventions to prevent youth violence / Joan C. Wright and Marc A. Zimmerman
  • What is cultural competence and how can it be incorporated into preventive interventions? / Cynthia Hudley and April Taylor
  • Preventing youth violence in a multicultural society : future directions / Nancy G. Guerra and Emilie Phillips Smith.