ERIC Number: EJ252876
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981-Sep
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Parental and Peer Influences on Adolescents' Educational Plans: Some Further Evidence.
Davies, Mark; Kandel, Denise B.
American Journal of Sociology, v87 n2 p363-87 Sep 1981
A study of adolescent perceptions found that parents have more influence on their children's educational aspirations than do their children's best friends. Parental influence appears to grow stronger over time. Best friends influence girls' aspirations more than boys. (AM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Research
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