ERIC Number: EJ627681
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
"You Have To Have Somebody Watching Your Back, And If That's God, Then That's Mighty Big": The Church's Role in the Resilience of Inner-City Youth.
Cook, Kaye V.
Adolescence, v35 n140 p717-30 Win 2000
Explores Freeman's (1986) finding that the institution that made the greatest contribution to male African American youths' socioeconomic success was the church. Thirty-two African American, Haitian American, and Latino male and female teenagers were interviewed. Results are interpreted in light of the transactional model and recommendations are made. (MKA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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