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Shen, Yishan; Kim, Su Yeong; Wang, Yijie – Child Development, 2016
This longitudinal study examined the influence of parents' educational attitudes on adolescents' educational attitudes and identified antecedents (i.e., parent education, family income, and parent acculturation), consequences (i.e., academic achievement and engagement), and a potential moderator (i.e., adolescent acculturation) of the transmission…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Parent Attitudes, Adolescents, Educational Attitudes
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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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Yau, Jenny P.; Tasopoulos-Chan, Marina; Smetana, Judith G. – Child Development, 2009
Disclosure to parents and reasons for not disclosing different activities were examined in 489 Chinese, Mexican, and European American adolescents (M = 16.37 years, SD = 0.77). With generational status controlled, Chinese American adolescents disclosed less to mothers about personal and multifaceted activities than European Americans and less…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, Adolescents, Chinese Americans, Parent Child Relationship
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Phinney, Jean S.; Ferguson, Debra L.; Tate, Jerry D. – Child Development, 1997
Used two path models to examine the influence of ethnic identity and intergroup contact on adolescents' attitudes toward other ethnic groups: (1) ethnic identity increases with age and predicts positive in-group attitudes which contribute to positive out-group attitudes; and (2) diversity outside school leads to more out-group interaction in…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Ethnic Groups
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Bogenschneider, Karen; Wu, Ming-yeh; Raffaelli, Marcela; Tsay, Jenner C. – Child Development, 1998
Examined parent/peer linkages and how both types of experiences influence substance use in European-American adolescents. Found that mothers' responsiveness lessened adolescents' peer orientation, which reduced substance use. This process was moderated by maternal values regarding adolescent alcohol use. Among fathers, closer monitoring was…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Rearing, Drinking, Drug Use