A Resilience Perspective on Immigrant Youth Adaptation and Development

Frosso Motti-Stefanid and Ann S. Masten, Handbook on Positive Development of Minority Children and Youth (February 8, 2017)

Immigrant youth make up a large and important part of society, making their successful adaptation an important issue. In spite of the challenges they face, most of them adapt well in their new countries. However, considerable diversity in their adaptation has been found, prompting the central question of this piece: “Who among immigrant youth adapt well and why?”  

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