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Gottfredson, Gary D.; Gottfredson, Denise C. – 2001
This report describes approaches used by schools to prevent or reduce gang involvement among schools. The study of gang prevention and intervention builds on a large-scale National Study of Delinquency Prevention in Schools. A sample of 1,279 schools participated in the study. Overall, 7.6% of the male and 3.8% of the female secondary students…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Delinquency, Intervention, Juvenile Gangs
Gottfredson, Gary D.; And Others – 1974
A typology (Holland's classification scheme) was used to organize Census data about kinds of employment, survey data about people's aspirations, and the results of vocational assessments made with and without norms for men and women at two educational levels--some high school or above, and some college or above. Results indicate that kinds of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Employment, Employment Level, Employment Qualifications
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Gottfredson, Gary D.; And Others – Journal of Vocational Behavior, 1975
A typology was used to organize Census data about people's aspirations, and the results of vocational assessments made with and without norms for men and women at two educational levels. Results indicate that kinds of employment differ for educational levels and between the sexes. (Author)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Comparative Analysis, Employed Women, Employment Patterns
Gottfredson, Gary D.; And Others – 1981
Reports by students and teachers of their experiences of personal victimization are used to examine the meaning and distribution of rates or victimization in a national sample of 642 public junior and senior high schools. This research integrates data from questionnaire responses by the schools' principals, teachers, and students; student…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Blacks, High Schools, Junior High Schools
Gottfredson, Gary D.; Daiger, Denise C. – 1977
Employment data from the 1960 and 1970 censuses were organized using the occupational classification system of John Holland to examine age, sex, and level differences in employment and to detect changes over the 10-year period. Data were organized by both kind and level of work in an attempt to answer the following questions: What are the relative…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Classification, Comparative Analysis, Demography
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Gottfredson, Gary D.; Holland, John L. – Journal of Counseling Psychology, 1975
Several Predictors of occupational choice derived from a theory of careers were examined. Hypotheses that a person's competencies, activities, self-estimates, interests, and vocational choices can be organized to understand and predict subsequent choice were tested. Findings support both the theory and the validity of the Self-Directed Search.…
Descriptors: Career Choice, College Students, Comparative Analysis, Interest Inventories
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Gottfredson, Gary D.; Daiger, Denise C. – Journal of Vocational Behavior, 1977
Employment data from the 1960 and 1970 censuses were organized using Holland's occupational classification to examine age, sex, and level differences in employment, and to detect changes over the 10-year period. Results provide structured information about the workforce and its changing nature that can be communicated to people planning careers.…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Career Counseling, Career Planning, Census Figures