ERIC Number: EJ579065
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Social Support for Adolescents at Risk of School Failure.
Richman, Jack M.; Rosenfeld, Lawrence B.; Bowen, Gary L.
Social Work, v43 n4 p309-23 Jul 1998
Social support present in the lives of youths at risk of school failure is explored. Who provides each of eight types of support, and the effects on school performance, are examined. Adults are major sources of social support for these students. Results show that parents and adult caretakes are main sources of social support. Implications for social work are discussed. (Author/EMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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