The Role of Family in Educational and Occupational Decisions Made by Mexican-American Students

K. Clayton, G. Garcia, Jr., R. Underwood, P. McEndree, R. Shepherd

Hispanics face serious socioeconomic problems. A major contributing factor is their low educational and occupational attainment. Since family appears to be very important within the Mexican-American culture, this study examines the role of parental influence in educational and occupational decisions made by Mexican-American students.

MDS-412 / June 1993

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