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By Ruth E. Zambrana

A clean method of the research of Latino households is obtainable during this quantity which makes a speciality of the strengths of Latino//Hispanic teams, the structural techniques that abate their development and the cultural and familial approaches that improve their intergenerational edition and resilience. The individuals current social and demographic profiles of Latino teams within the usa, empirical and conceptual reports of Latino kinfolk techniques, and perform and coverage implications from reviews of Latino social programmes.

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Born Latinos and older immigrants. Consequently, 40 Variations and Evolutions 41 family patterns, cultural praaices and values, and socioeconomic inte­ gration are in a state of transition for Latinos as a whole. Latinos of different national origins are intermarrying, which creates a commingling of cultures, histories, and socioeconomic backgrounds among groups that have considerable similarities. These recent developments have only been touched on in the current research on Latino families, as most studies still focus on Mexican descendants.

Current Population Reports, P-25, N o . 9 6 5 . W o m e n in the American E c o n o m y , Cynthia T e a u b c r and V i c t o r Valdiscra. Current Population Reports, P-23, N o . 1 4 6 . Hispanic Population in the United States, M a r c h 1 9 8 5 . Current Population Reports, P-20, N o . 4 2 2 . Black Population in the United States, M a r c h 1 9 8 8 . Current Population Reports, P-20, N o . 4 4 2 . Black Population in the United States, M a r c h 1 9 9 0 . Current Population Reports, P - 2 0 , N o .

I begin by reviewing the assimilation framework, which is the most widely used perspective in studying Latino families. I then turn to the underclass model, the current version of the deficiency model that flourished in the 1960s and was used to explain Latino families' lack of assimilation. However, the structural and social changes that took place from the 1970s to the present have affeaed all families, resulting in expanding definitions of family to include the characteristics of Latino and African American families.

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