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dc.contributor.authorMartinez, Melissa A. ( Orcid Icon 0000-0003-2860-1230 )
dc.date.accessioned2019-09-06T14:49:46Z
dc.date.available2019-09-06T14:49:46Z
dc.date.issued2013
dc.identifier.citationMartinez, M. A. (2013). (Re)considering the Role Familismo Plays in Latina/o High School Students’ College Choices. High School Journal, 97(1), pp. 21–40.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttps://digital.library.txstate.edu/handle/10877/8606
dc.description.abstractThis qualitative study examines the role familismo (Marín & Marín, 1991) played in 20 Latina/o high school seniors’ college choices. Familismo is the tendency to hold the wants and needs of family in higher regard than one’s own and has been considered a common trait of Latina/o families. Interviews with students and secondary school counselors revealed this trait may be a common value upheld by Latina/o families but is also a reflection of structural forces outside the family unit. Findings highlight ways students negotiated the options of attending a university close to home to benefit from familial support and/or financially contribute to the family; leaving the region for college in order to ensure a “better life” for themselves and their families; or compromising by beginning at a regional institution and later transferring to another university. High school personnel, and others assisting Latina/os with their college choices should consider such findings.en_US
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dc.format.extent20 pages
dc.format.medium1 file (.pdf)
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherUniversity of North Carolina Press
dc.sourceHigh School Journal, Volume 97, No. 1, pp. 21-40
dc.subjectFamilismo
dc.subjectHigh school students
dc.subjectCollege choices
dc.subjectLatina/o families
dc.title(Re)considering the Role Familismo Plays in Latina/o High School Students’ College Choicesen_US
txstate.documenttypeArticle
dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.1353/hsj.2013.0019
dc.rights.licenseCopyright © 2013 by the University of North Carolina Press. Used by permission of the publisher. https://www.uncpress.org
txstate.departmentCounseling, Leadership, Adult Education, and School Psychology


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