Delinquency and identity: juvenile delinquency in an American Chinatown
The contents of this book includes Chinese immigration and community structure, effects of cultural assimilation, measuring delinquency in Chinatown, social correlates of delinquency, cultural assimilation and the Chinatown experience, and the Chinatown deliquent: hero or failure.
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The Effects of Cultural Assimilation
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