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The journey of Latina English language learners from elementary to middle school
This study analyzed the discourse of 7 Latina English Language Learners as they transitioned from elementary to middle school. Specifically, the research focused on the girls as they moved from a small, self-contained ...
Factors relating to the prevalence of autism
This study examined the relationships between socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic variables on the rates of autism reported by the states. Each state and The District of Columbia was included in the sample $(N=51).$ A ...
Maintaining the cultural capital: A study of 22 Hispanic families
The purpose of the study was to identify and describe values and characteristics of the families of Hispanic children who had been labeled "at risk." Research questions considered demographics, values and norms of behavior, ...
Marital interaction and coping when middle-aged, white-collar husbands are downsized: An ethnographic study of wives' experiences
The purpose of this research was to describe the experiences of wives whose white-collar husbands had been downsized in middle-age. The study employed ethnographic techniques, interviews with wives, to learn about their ...
Risk-taking propensity of successful and unsuccessful Hispanic female entrepreneurs
The purpose of the study was to compare how the risk-taking propensity of successful Hispanic female entrepreneurs differed from unsuccessful Hispanic female entrepreneurs. Also investigated were the dynamics of age, marital ...