selected Book Chapters
Dimitrova, R. (2017). Capacity building. Invited paper, the SAGE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF LIFESPAN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, accepted for publication & forthcoming
Dimitrova, R. (2017). Parenting stress and depressive symptoms of immigrant and non-immigrant families in Italy. In S. S. Chuang, C. Costigan, & U. Gielen (Eds.). Parenting and Parent-Child Relationships in Immigrant Families from Various Countries. Springer Series on Immigrant Families Research. NY: Springer, accepted for publication & forthcoming
Dimitrova, R., et al. (2016). Identity resources for positive adaptation of Roma youth in Albania, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Italy, Kosovo and Romania. In A. Petersen (Ed.), Positive Youth Development in a Global Recession, NY, USA: Taylor & Francis
Dimitrova, R. (2016). A research reaction on the impact of discrimination on young Romani children. In C. Alexander (Ed). Reaching and Investing in Children at the Margins (pp. 50-51). Washington, DC: National Academy of Sciences Press
Dimitrova, R., & Lebedeva, N. (2016). Acculturation in Eastern Europe. Invited chapter in D. Sam & Berry, J. (Eds.), Handbook of Acculturation (pp. 272-293). London, UK: Cambridge University Press
Dimitrova, R., & Ferrer-Wreder, L. (2016). Resources for positive youth development of Roma ethnic minority across Europe. In N. Cabrera & Leyendecker, B. (Eds.), Handbook of Positive Development of Minority Children, NY, USA: Springer
Dimitrova, R., Stefanel, D., & Abubakar, A. (2015). National identity pride, importance and belonging among Roma and mainstream adolescents in Bulgaria and Romania. In S. Scaunas, V. Tabara & E. Strautiu (Eds.) Political Science, International Studies and Security Studies (pp. 90-97). University of Sibiu Press: Romania.
Dimitrova, R. (2014). The Big Four Dimensions of Religiousness and life satisfaction among Dutch and Italian young adults. In Mikucka, M., & F. Saraccino (Eds.) Life Satisfaction: Perceptions, Social Influences and Implications for Long-Term Health. NY: Nova Publishers.
Dimitrova, R. (2014). Acculturation outcomes of Italian immigrant children and parents. In J. Merton (Ed.), Acculturation: Psychology, Processes and Global Perspectives. NY: Nova Publishers.
Dimitrova, R., & Chasiotis, A. (2013). Well-being of immigrant children and their parents: Evidence from Albanian and Serbian families in Italy. In R. Dimitrova, M. Bender & F. van de Vijver, F. (Eds.), Global perspectives on well-being in immigrant families. NY: Springer.
Dimitrova, R., M. Bender & F. van de Vijver, F. (2013). Well-Being in Families in the Diaspora. In R. Dimitrova, M. Bender & F. van de Vijver, F. (Eds.), Global perspectives on well-being in immigrant families. NY: Springer
García Coll, C., Patton, F., Marks, A. K., Dimitrova, R., Yang, H., Suarez-Aviles, G., & Batchelor, A. (2013)_._ Understanding the immigrant paradox in youth: Developmental and contextual considerations. In Masten, A., Liebkind, K., & Hernandez, D. (Eds.) Capitalizing on migration. The potential of immigrant youth. New York: Cambridge University Press
Dimitrova, R. (2014). Does Your Identity Make You Happy? Collective Identifications and Acculturation of Youth in a Post-Communist Europe. Tilburg University, ISBN 978-90-5335 7842
Dimitrova, R., & Bender, M., & van de Vijver, F. (2013). Global perspectives on well-being in immigrant families. NY: Springer. Springer bookcontents.pdf (947881)
Dimitrova, R. (2009). The immigrant child: Psychological and socio-cultural adjustment to the Italian host culture. Berlin: Verlag Müller
Dimitrova R. (2010). Psychosocial adjustment of immigrant children in Northeastern Italy. Saarbruücken: Verlag Müller.