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Benner, Aprile D.; Graham, Sandra – Child Development, 2011
Changes in perceptions of discrimination were examined with 668 Latino students (62% Mexican American; 56% female; M[subscript age] = 14.6 years). Adolescents' reports of discrimination increased across the first 2 years of high school. Perceptions of discrimination were higher for boys and for primary language brokers, as well as for adolescents…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Mexican Americans, Adolescents, Path Analysis
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Ostrov, Jamie M. – Child Development, 2010
The current study involved a short-term longitudinal study of young children (M = 44.56 months, SD = 11.88, N = 103) to test the prospective associations between peer victimization and aggression subtypes. Path analyses documented that teacher-reported physical victimization was uniquely associated with increases in observed physical aggression…
Descriptors: Aggression, Peer Relationship, Correlation, Victims of Crime
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Ladd, Gary W. – Child Development, 2006
Findings yielded a comprehensive portrait of the predictive relations among children's aggressive or withdrawn behaviors, peer rejection, and psychological maladjustment across the 5-12 age period. Examination of peer rejection in different variable contexts and across repeated intervals throughout childhood revealed differences in the timing,…
Descriptors: Rejection (Psychology), Children, Child Psychology, Withdrawal (Psychology)