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ERIC Number: EJ662168
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-2984
Why Do Good Kids Do Bad Things? Considering Multiple Contexts in the Study of Antisocial Fighting Behaviors in African American Urban Youth.
Foney, Dana M.; Cunningham, Michael
Journal of Negro Education, v71 n3 p143-57 Sum 2002
Examined the contexts related to antisocial fighting behaviors among urban, African American high school students. Data on students' social contexts (family, neighborhood, peers, and school) and fighting behaviors indicated a relationship between negative peer influence and antisocial fighting behaviors. The combination of all four negative contexts directly related to fighting behaviors. Males behaved more aggressively than females. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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