ERIC Number: EJ437028
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Youth Policy, Poverty, and African-Americans: Implications for Resilience.
Swanson, Dena Philips; Spencer, Margaret Beale
Education and Urban Society, v24 n1 p148-61 Nov 1991
Social and governmental policies have attempted to improve the lives of children in poverty, but negative outcomes continue for African-American youth. Policy and programs for youth must be sensitive to developmental processes, racial and ethnic affiliation, and the environmental structures that put students at risk. (SLD)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Black Youth, Blacks, Disadvantaged Youth, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Ethnic Groups, Government Role, High Risk Students, Poverty, Public Policy, Racial Differences, Self Efficacy, Social Planning, Urban Problems, Youth Employment, Youth Opportunities, Youth Programs
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue with title "Resilience, Schooling, and Development in African-American Youth." For related documents, see UD 516 260-269 and UD 516 271.