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Exploring the Academic Benefits of Friendship Ties for Latino Boys and Girls

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  • Catherine Riegle-Crumb
  • Rebecca M. Callahan

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We examine how the racial/ethnic and generational status composition of Latino students' friendship groups is related to their academic achievement and whether there are differential effects by gender. Copyright (c) 2009 by the Southwestern Social Science Association.

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  • Catherine Riegle-Crumb & Rebecca M. Callahan, 2009. "Exploring the Academic Benefits of Friendship Ties for Latino Boys and Girls," Social Science Quarterly, Southwestern Social Science Association, vol. 90(3), pages 611-631.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:socsci:v:90:y:2009:i:3:p:611-631
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    1. Grace Kao & Kara Joyner, 2006. "Do Hispanic and Asian Adolescents Practice Panethnicity in Friendship Choices?," Social Science Quarterly, Southwestern Social Science Association, vol. 87(5), pages 972-992.
    2. Grace Kao & Kara Joyner, 2006. "Do Hispanic and Asian Adolescents Practice Panethnicity in Friendship Choices?," Social Science Quarterly, Southwestern Social Science Association, vol. 87(s1), pages 972-992.
    3. Rebecca Callahan & Lindsey Wilkinson & Chandra Muller, 2008. "School Context and the Effect of ESL Placement on Mexican-Origin Adolescents' Achievement," Social Science Quarterly, Southwestern Social Science Association, vol. 89(1), pages 177-198.
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    1. Dylan Conger, 2015. "Foreign-born Peers and Academic Performance," Demography, Springer;Population Association of America (PAA), vol. 52(2), pages 569-592, April.

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