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ERIC Number: EJ372875
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Becoming a Runaway: From the Accounts of Youthful Runners.
Ek, Carl A.; Steelman, Lala Carr
Youth and Society, v19 n3 p334-58 Mar 1988
Interviews with runaways reveals the following stages of a runaway episode: (1) problematic relationships at home, characterized by violence, power struggles, sibling favoritism, and a lack of love; (2) the fight, which includes a transgression and a parental threat; and (3) running away, where the youth must manage fear and handle logistical problems. (BJV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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