ERIC Number: EJ572951
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
The Effect of Adolescent Employment on Vocational Development: Public and Educational Policy Implications.
Stone, James R., III; Mortimer, Jeylan T.
Journal of Vocational Behavior, v53 n2 p184-214 Oct 1998
Review of research on adolescent employment found the following: (1) employment patterns were relatively unchanged in 40 years; (2) emerging literature challenges the assumption that "floundering" is necessarily bad; and (3) increasing amounts of work negatively affect school performance. Methodological issues include selection bias, sampling bias, and incompatible measurement strategies. (89 references) (SK)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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