Related Publications

Here is a list of publications by our project members (in bold) related to Latino youth and families from 2009 to present.

Books and Special Issues

Carlo, G., Crockett, L., & Carranza, M. (Eds.) (2011). 57th Annual Symposium on Motivation: Health Disparities in Youth and Families: Research and Applications. New York: Springer Publications.

Villaruel, F., Carlo, G., Azmitia, M., Grau, J., Cabrera, N., & Chahin, J. (Eds.) (2009). Handbook of U.S. Latino Psychology. Sage Publications.

Book Chapters                  

Carlo, G., & Knight, G. P. (in press). Predicting prosocial tendencies among Mexican American youth: The intersection of cultural values, social cognitions, and social emotions. In Padilla-Walker, L. & Carlo, G. (Eds.) Prosocial development: A multidimensional approach. Oxford University Press.

Crockett, L. J., & Russell, S. T. (2013). Understandings of good parent-adolescent relationships among Mexican American, Cuban American, and Puerto Rican adolescents. To be published in S. Chuang & C. Tamis-LeMonda (Eds.), Gender roles in immigrant families. In S. Chuang, Series Ed., Advances in Immigrant Family Research, Vol 1. (pp. 81-102). New York: Springer.

Carlo, G., Iturbide, M. I., Martínez, M., & Wilkinson, J. (2011). ¿Cómo está el vaso: medio lleno o medio vacío? Definiendo y conceptualizando las cualidades de riesgo y de protección de las variables culturales para los Latinos [Is the glass half full or half empty? Defining and conceptualizing cultural variables as risk or protective in Latino/as]. In M. C. Richaud y V. Lemos (Eds.), Psicología y otras ciencias del comportamiento. Compendio de investigaciones actuales. Vol 1 (pp.819-836). Buenos Aires: Ediciones CIIPME-CONICET y Universidad Adventista del Plata Editorial.

Carlo, G., Crockett, L. J., Carranza, M., & Martinez, M. M. (2011). Understanding ethnic/racial health disparities in youth and families in the U.S. In G. Carlo, L. J. Crockett, & M. Carranza (Eds.), 57th Annual Symposium on Motivation: Health Disparities in Youth and Families. New York: Springer Publications.

Knight, G. P., Berkel, C., Carlo, G., & Basillo, C. (2011). The socialization of culturally related values and the mental health outcomes of Latino youth. In N. Cabrera, F. Villarruel, & H. E. Fitzgerald (Eds.), Latina/o American children’s mental health: Volume 2: Prevention and treatment. (pp. 109-132). Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger Publishing.

Carlo, G., Knight, G. P., McGinley, M., Hayes, R., & Shen, Y-L. (2009). The role of values in prosocial moral development: Validation of a measure of prosocial values to use with Mexican American early adolescents. In M. C. Richaud & J. E. Moreno (Eds.), Investigación en Ciencias del Comportamiento: Avances Iberoamericanos, Tomo II (Investigations in the Behavioral Sciences:  Ibero-American Advances, Vol. 2) (pp. 1029-1050). Buenos Aires: Ediciones CIIPME-CONICET.

Carlo, G., Villaruel, F., Azmitia, M., & Cabrera, N. (2009). Perspectives and recommendations for future directions in U.S. Latino psychology. In F. Villaruel, G. Carlo, M. Azmitia, J. Grau, N. Cabrera, & J. Chahin (Eds.), Handbook of U.S. Latino Psychology (pp. 415-418). Sage Publications.

Carlo, G., & de Guzman, M. R. T. (2009). Theories and research on prosocial competencies among US Latinos/as. In F. Villaruel, G. Carlo, M. Azmitia, J. Grau, N. Cabrera, & J. Chahin (Eds.), Handbook of U.S. Latino Psychology (pp. 191-211). Sage Publications.

Crockett, L. J., & Zamboanga, B. (2009). Substance use among Latino Adolescents: Cultural, social, and psychological considerations. In F. A. Villarruel, M. Azmitia, N. Cabrera, G. Carlo, J. Chabin, & J. Contreras (Eds.), Handbook of US Latino psychology. Sage

Relevant Research Articles

Armenta, B. E., Zamboanga, B. L., Schwartz, S. J., Soto, J. A., Huynh, Q-L., Carlo, G., & Knight, G. P. (in press). The role of self-esteem and cultural values in the associations between ethnic group attachment and prosocial tendencies. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology.

Nelson, T. D., Kidwell, K. M., Armenta, B. E., Crockett, L. J., Carlo, G., & Whitbeck, L. B. (in press). Rural Latino adolescent health: Preliminary examination of health risks and cultural correlates. Journal of Health Psychology.

Shen, Y-L., Carlo, G., & Knight, G. P. (2013). Relations between parental disciplines, empathy-related traits, and prosocial moral reasoning: A multi-cultural examination. Journal of Early Adolescence, 33, 994-1021.

Brittian, A. S., O'Donnell, M., Knight, G. P., Carlo, G., Umaña-Taylor, A. J., & Roosa, M. W. (2013). Associations between adolescents’ perceived discrimination and prosocial tendencies: The mediating role of Mexican American values. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 42, 328-341.

de Guzman, M. R. T., Brown, J., Carlo, G., & Knight, G. P. (2012). Parental beliefs about prosocial behaviors among European Americans and first and second generation Mexican Americans. Psychology and Developing Societies, 24(2), 239-268.

Knight, G. P., & Carlo, G. (2012). Prosocial development among Mexican American youth. Child Development Perspectives, 6, 258-263. (authors contributed equally)

Carlo, G., McGinley, M., Hayes, R., & Martinez, M. (2012). Empathy as a mediator of the relations between parent and peer attachment and prosocial and physically aggressive behaviors in Mexican American college students. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 29, 337-357.

Carlo, G., Knight, G. P., McGinley, M., & Hayes, R. (2011). The roles of parental inductions, moral emotions, and moral cognitions in prosocial tendencies among Mexican American and European American early adolescents. Journal of Early Adolescence, 31, 757-781.

Armenta, B. E., Knight, G. P., Carlo, G., & Jacobson, R. P. (2011). The relation between ethnic group attachment and prosocial tendencies: The mediating role of ethnically related cultural values. European Journal of Social Psychology, 41, 107-115.

Calderón, C. O., Knight, G. P., & Carlo, G. (2011). The socialization of prosocial behaviors among Mexican American adolescents: The role of familism. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 17, 98-106.

McGinley, M., Carlo, G., Raffaelli, M., Crockett, L., Torres-Stone, R., & Itubirde, M. (2010). Stressed and helping: The relations among acculturative stress, gender, and prosocial behaviors in Mexican Americans. Journal of Social Psychology, 150, 34-56.

Carlo, G., Knight, G. P., McGinley, M., Zamboanga, B. L., & Jarvis, L. (2010). The multidimensionality of prosocial behaviors: Evidence of measurement invariance in early Mexican American and European American adolescents. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 20, 334-358.

Crockett, L. J., Brown, J. R, Iturbide, M.I, Russell, S. T., & Wilkinson-Lee, A.M. (2009). Conceptions of good parent-adolescent relationships among Cuban American teenagers. Sex Roles, 60, 575-587.

Itubirde, M. I., Raffaelli, M., & Carlo, G. (2009). Protective effects of ethnic identity on Mexican American college students’ psychological well-being. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 31, 536-552.