Cultural Factors That Influence the Intervention with Latin-American Minors


This article tries to announce the cultural factors that influence the intervention with Latin-American minors. For it there offers a general vision of the situation that the minors present in some countries of Latin America (Colombia, Ecuador and Dominican Republic) due to the fact that according to information of the last poll of the National Institute of Statistics, in Spain they represent the second group of immigration and if one speaks about minors have a major presence in Spanish soil being outlined the band of age between the 10 to 19 years. It is a study of descriptive character; the interview is in use to key informants who come from Latin America especially from the renowned countries previously. In this investigation, the situation of the minors is described in risk in his native land, the familiar models inside the Latin culture, the role of the man and the woman, the migratory process, the meeting with the culture of reception, the reasons and motives that take these young persons to the formation of gangs, the situation that the same ones present in the Spanish company and which are the cultural guidelines that can influence at the moment of attend users of Latin-American origin. One has thought that the young persons form gangs to find the fondness and the attention, often denied in the home or to be protected from other gangs; on the other hand, it highlights an increase of the feminine headquarters where there is related to the belief increasingly widespread that the children are a private cost that must be taken up office basically for the women; in addition, the young persons observe his parents with the modal of economic but not emotional stability.

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Vega, R. (2015). Cultural Factors That Influence the Intervention with Latin-American Minors. Psychology, 6, 590-599. doi: 10.4236/psych.2015.65056.

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