The literature on the Hispanic/Latin American family is rich, and the main sources of available information range from anthropology to cross-cultural psychology. The psychological effects of the family environment on the development of the various personality characteristics or culture traits constitute a particularly complex and delicate subject area since it involves human attributes like individualism or submissiveness which are difficult to measure and which have often been used to reinforce shallow, ethnocentric stereotypes.
KeywordsCoping Style Sexual Identity Social Personalism Hispanic Parent Mexican Child
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