Family Values and Culture in the Successful Adjustment of Ethnic Minority Adolescents, Part 2 - 2008

November 26, 2013

Nearly half of this country’s children under five years of age are now ethnic minorities, pointing the way to a demographic shift that will reshape our country, as well as the way we study children and families. Dr. Rand Conger, professor of psychology at the University of California–Davis, discusses how contextual forces, including socioeconomic status, neighborhood factors, and marital relationships set the stage for parenting amongst African-American and Mexican-American families of adolescents.This program is part of the University of Washington’s department of psychology third annual Allen L. Edwards Psychology lecture series.

Steve Buck, professor, chair, Department of Psychology, University of Washington
Rand Conger, distinguished professor, Psychology, Department of Human and Community Development, University of California, Davis