An article co-authored by Assistant Professor of Education and Human Development Deborah Rivas-Drake was recently published in the Society for Research in Child Development's flagship publication Child Development Perspectives. The article, titled The Promise of Racial and Ethnic Protective Factors in Promoting Ethnic Minority Youth Development, addresses the "promotive" and "protective" factors that help racial and ethnic minority children and the role that these factors play in positive youth development.
Neblett Jr., E. W., Rivas-Drake, D., & Umaña-Taylor, A. J. (2012). The promise of racial and ethnic protective factors in promoting ethnic minority youth development. Child Development Perspectives, 6(3), 295-303.