Exploring Differences Among Adolescents: A Case Study

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Anahy Lucio
Stephen Kulis, Flavio Francisco Marsiglia, and Donna Hurdle (February 25, 2011) Gender Identity, Ethnicity, Acculturation, and Drug Use: Exploring Differences among Adolescents in the Southwest. Retrieved from
This article is about a survey completed on Mexican American middle school students residing in a large urban center in the U.S. Southwest. This study explores the possible associations between drug use and behaviors, gender, gender identity, ethnicity, and acculturation status. Within the Mexican population four dimensions of gender identity were measure: aggressive masculinity, assertive masculinity, affective femininity, and submissive femininity.
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