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Author Bratina, Michele P
Title Acculturation and Attitudes toward Violence among Latinos
Imprint El Paso : LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC, 2013
©2013
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (199 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Criminal Justice: Recent Scholarship
Criminal Justice: Recent Scholarship
Note Bratina studied a group of Latino males to examine how attitudes that endorse the use of violence are influenced by assimilation. The sample was partially derived from Social Networking Sites (SNS) including MySpace and Facebook. The primary expectation was that pro-violent attitudes would vary depending on level of assimilation. Bratina expected a significant positive relationship between highly assimilated Latinos and pro-violent attitudes. By-and-large, endorsement of violence was low among this overwhelmingly assimilated group; however, multivariate analyses revealed a different picture. Regardless of assimilation level, the most significant predictors of pro-violent attitudes included male superiority and perception of mistreatment by U.S. non-Latinos
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Bratina, Michele P. Acculturation and Attitudes toward Violence among Latinos El Paso : LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC,c2013 9781593326050
Subject Radicalism -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century.;Radicalism -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.;Radicalism -- Religious aspects
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