ERIC Number: EJ300797
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Birth Order and Self-Concept in Adolescence.
Gecas, Viktor; Pasley, Kay
Journal of Youth and Adolescence, v12 n6 p521-35 Dec 1983
Very little support was found for any of several hypotheses concerning the effect of birth order on self-concept in adolescents. The strongest support was found for the hypothesis that middle-borns have the lowest self-evaluations. (Author/BW)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Work on this study (Scientific paper 6485) was supported by Project 0364, Department of Rural Sociology, Agricultural Research Center, Washington State University. An earlier version of this paper was presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Council on Family Relations (Washington, DC, 1982).