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ERIC Number: EJ519362
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0140-1971
The Association between Weapon-Carrying and the Use of Violence among Adolescents Living in or around Public Housing.
DuRant, Robert H.; And Others
Journal of Adolescence, v18 n5 p579-92 Oct 1995
Examines social and psychological factors associated with frequency of weapon-carrying by black adolescents living in a community where there is extensive poverty and a high level of violent crime. Weapon carrying was significantly associated with exposure to violence and victimization, age, corporal punishment scale, depression, family conflict, purpose in life, and self-appraised probability of being alive at age 25. (KW)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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