ERIC Number: EJ642370
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Gender Labels and Gender Identity as Predictors of Drug Use among Ethnically Diverse Middle School Students.
Kulis, Stephen; Marsiglia, Flavio Francisco; Hecht, Michael L.
Youth & Society, v33 n3 p442-75 Mar 2002
Investigated the roles of gender labels and gender identity in predicting drug use among diverse, urban middle school students, examining nurturant femininity, confident masculinity, and dominant masculinity. Overall, gender labels and gender identity were important predictors of drug use. Gender labels were more salient in explaining differences in drug use than two of the three gender identity measures. (Contains references.) (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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