ERIC Number: EJ610368
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Local Labor Market Opportunity and Adolescent Delinquency.
Bellair, Paul E.; Roscigno, Vincent J.
Social Forces, v78 n4 p1509-38 Jun 2000
Analyses of local labor market data and national longitudinal survey data on adolescents suggest strong effects of low-wage service-sector concentration and unemployment on the likelihood of both fighting and drug use among adolescents. Mediating processes included the patterning of family income, family intactness, and adolescent attachment to parents and school. (Contains 91 references.) (Author/SV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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