Cultural variability and youth well-being

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Simenec, T.S., Banegas, J., Para Cardona, J.R., & Gewirtz, A. (2022).Culturally responsive   targeted social media marketing to facilitate engagement with the Parenting in the Moment program. Journal of Child and Family Studies. Click here for [PDF].

Nguyen, J., & Ferguson, G. M. (2019). “I kind of have a goal when I do it”: The phenomenology of cultural variability in Southeast Asian American tricultural emerging adults. Emerging Adulthood, 8(5)382-396. doi: 10.1177/2167696819860392. Click here for [PDF]

Nguyen, J., & Ferguson, G. M. (2019). A global cypher: The role of hip hop in cultural identity construction and navigation for Southeast Asian American youth. In J. McKenzie (Ed.), Globalization as a Context for Youth Development. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 164, 99–115. doi: 10.1002/cad.20279. Click here for [PDF]

Ferguson, G. M., & Cramer, P. (2018). Self-Esteem, skin color and rural/urban residence in Jamaica: Specially annotated methods of a quasi-experimental design utilizing child and interviewer ratings. In L. Cook & B. Buofoy-Bastick (Eds.), Annotated research in the
Caribbean: For the quantitative researcher, (pp. 293-336). Champaign, IL: Common Ground Publishing. doi: 10.18848/978-1-61229-942-6/CGP. Click here for [PDF]

Ferguson, G. M., Nguyen, J., Iturbide, M. I., & Giray, Ç . (2017). Exploring the double-edged sword of cultural variability in interactions with family versus friends. International Journal of Intercultural Relations 60, 83–91. doi: 10.1016/j.ijintrel.2017.07.005 Click here for [PDF]

Ferguson, G. M., Nguyen, J. & Iturbide, M. I. (2016). Playing up and playing down cultural identity: Introducing cultural influence and cultural variability. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology 23(1), 109-124. doi: 10.1037/cdp0000110. Click here for [PDF]

Garcia Coll, C., Stefanidi-Motti, F., Oppedal, B., Pavlopoulos, V. Strohmeier, D., van de Vijver, F., & Hydra Group on Immigrant Youth Adaptation and Well-being (2015). Positive development of immigrant youth: Why bother? doi: 10.13140/RG.2.1.4622.6647. Click here for [PDF]

Ferguson, G. M. (2011). Self-discrepancies. In R. Levesque (Ed.), Encyclopedia of adolescence (pp. 2545-2554.2545-2554). New York: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4419-1695-2. Click here for [PDF]

Ferguson, G. M., Hafen, C. A., & Laursen, B. (2010). Adolescent psychological and academic adjustment as a function of discrepancies between actual and ideal self-perceptions. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 39(12), 1485-1497doi: 10.1007/s10964-009-9461-5. Click here for [PDF]

Ferguson, G. M., and Dubow, E. F. (2007). Self-representations of Jamaican adolescents: Perceived parental ideal, own ideal and actual self. Caribbean Journal of Psychology, 2(2), 27-43. doi: 10.12691/rpbs-3-2-1. Click here for [PDF]

Ferguson, G. M. (2007). Gender differences in role models and academic functioning among Jamaican high school students. Caribbean Journal of Education, Special Issue on Gender and Education, 29(1), 92-125. Click here for [PDF]

(Anderson) Ferguson, G. M. & Cramer, P. (2007). Self-Esteem among Jamaican children: Exploring the impact of skin color and rural/urban residence. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 28(4), 345-359. doi: 10.1016/j.appdev.2007.04.005. Click here for [PDF]

Ferguson, G. M. (2006).“A Me Dis”: A study of Jamaican adolescent identity construction using a graphical measure. In R. Craven, J. Eccles, M. Trinh Ha (Eds.), Proceedings of the 4th International Biennial SELF Research Conference. SELF Research Center: University of Oxford. Click here for [PDF]

Cramer, P., & Anderson, G. M. (2003). Ethnic/racial attitudes and self-identification of Black Jamaican and White New England children. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 34, 395-416. doi: 10.1177/0022022103034004002. Click here for [PDF]