From peers to policy: how broader social contexts influence the adaptation of children and youth in immigrant families.New Dir Child Adolesc Dev. 2008 Fall; 2008(121):1-8.ND
This chapter provides an overview of non family contexts that shape the development and adjustment of children and youth from immigrant families. It also describes the four chapters in this special issue that focus on peer, network, legal, and institutional contexts that influence the lives of immigrant parents and their children. Directions for future research on the social contexts of development in immigrant families are discussed.