Parentification and Language Brokering


Many researchers have considered to what extent parentification is related to, a form of, or is language brokering.

Below is a select list of researchers’ publications on parentification and language brokering. As newly published works on the link between parentification and language brokering become available, we will update the website.

  1. Mier-Chairez, J., Arellano, B., Tucker, S. E., Marquez, E., & Hooper, L. M. (2019). Theoretical, empirical, and practice literature on language brokering: Family, academic, and psychological outcomes. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 29, 840‒860. doi: 10.1080/10911359.2019.1621791
  2. Arellano, B., Mier-Chairez, J., Tomek, S., & Hooper, L. M. (2018). Parentification and language brokering: An exploratory study of the similarities and differences in their relations to continuous and dichotomous mental health outcomes. Journal of Mental   Health Counseling, 40, 353‒373. doi:10.17744/mehc.40.4.07
  3. Hooper, L. M. (2018). Language brokering and mental health outcomes. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 40, 281–285. doi:10/17744/mehc.40/4.01