ERIC Number: EJ509205
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
School Delinquency and School Commitment.
Jenkins, Patricia H.
Sociology of Education, v68 n3 p221-39 Jul 1995
Reports on a study of the effects of personal characteristics, family involvement, and ability grouping on school participation and commitment. Finds that decreasing levels of school commitment are associated with increasing rates of school crime, misconduct, and nonattendance. (CFR)
Descriptors: Attendance, Crime, Delinquency, Delinquency Causes, Delinquency Prevention, Educational Environment, Family (Sociological Unit), Family Influence, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Intermediate Grades, School Role, Sex Differences, Social Problems, Socialization, Student Alienation, Student Behavior, Student Characteristics, Student Participation
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Administrators; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A