Manufacturing Hope and Despair : The School and Kin Support Networks of U..S.-Mexican Youth (Sociology of Education, 9)

Manufacturing Hope and Despair : The School and Kin Support Networks of U..S.-Mexican Youth (Sociology of Education, 9)

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Relying on ethnographic and statistical data, this volume documents the many constraints and social forces that prevent Mexican-origin adolescents from constructing social networks, and thus social support. The role of social networks in shaping young people's chances is illuminated.

Table of Contents

Preface---Tale of My Expedition                    ix
Acknowledgments xiii
Introduction 1 (11)
Social Capital and Social Embeddedness in the 12 (23)
Socialization of Low-income Latino
Adolescents in the United States
Part I Urban Neighborhood Ecology and
Adolescent Socialization
Neighborhood Ecological Dangers and the 35 (21)
Socialization of Urban Low-income Latino Youth
Protective Familial Webs, Strategies of 56 (25)
Defense, and Institutional Resources in the
Neighborhood
Part II Immigrant Parents as Sources of Social
and Institutional Support
Immigrant Parents' Educational Values and 81 (26)
Aspirations for Their Children---Constraints
on Converting Values into Practice
Parent-adolescent Relations of Conflict: 107 (26)
Class/Race/Gender Comparative Perspectives
Constraints on Supportive Relations with 133 (28)
Immigrant Parents
Part III The School as a Context for Social and
Institutional Support
Empowering Relations of Support Between 161 (30)
Students and School Personnel
Constraints on Supportive Relations with 191 (27)
School Personnel
School Personnel as Sources of Social and 218 (30)
Institutional Support: Prevalence and
Predictors (with Robert H. Tai)
Alienated Embeddedness and Internalized 248 (17)
Oppression: Concluding Analysis and
Reflections
Appendix A. Defining Social Capital and 265 (6)
``Institutional Support''
Appendix B. Overview of Samples, Methods, and 271 (10)
Research Sites
Appendix C. Miscellaneous Tables 281 (6)
Notes 287 (16)
References 303 (14)
Index 317 (16)
About the Author 333