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Aquilino, William S. – Journal of Marriage and the Family, 1994
Explored implications of later life parental divorce and widowhood for relationship between parents and young adult children among 3,281 young adults who grew up in intact families. Family disruption that occurred after children were grown had sizable effects on parent-adult child relations, with later life divorce lowering relationship quality…
Descriptors: Adult Children, Divorce, Middle Aged Adults, Older Adults
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Aquilino, William S. – Journal of Marriage and the Family, 1991
Investigated impact of childhood family structure on timing of home-leaving. Data from 1988 National Survey of Families and Households suggest that exposure to nonintact family living during childhood raises likelihood of home-leaving prior to age 19. Adopted children and children who lived in nonparental situations were most likely to leave…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Family Structure, Independent Living, Place of Residence
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Aquilino, William S. – Journal of Marriage and the Family, 1994
Explored implications of childhood family disruption for parent-adult child relations in sample of 4,516 young adults. Among young adults raised in single-parent families, relationships with custodial mothers and custodial fathers remained quite positive into early adulthood. Becoming noncustodial parent resulted in severe deterioration of…
Descriptors: Adult Children, Child Custody, Divorce, Parent Child Relationship
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Aquilino, William S. – Journal of Marriage and the Family, 1990
Estimated influence of child, parent, and family structural characteristics on likelihood of parents having coresident adult child, based on national sample of 4,893 parents. Results indicated most parents maintained own households and most parents and adult children who coresided lived in parents' home. Family structure was found to exert strong…
Descriptors: Adult Children, Demography, Family Characteristics, Family Structure
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Aquilino, William S. – Child Study Journal, 1986
Explores children's perceptions of four aspects of marriage: expression of affection, companionship, tension, and marital power. (HOD)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Affective Behavior, Affective Measures, Child Rearing
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Aquilino, William S. – Journal of Family Issues, 1991
Examined likelihood of parent-adult child coresidence and implications of coresidence for quality of life as perceived by parents. Data from 1987-88 National Survey of Families and Households showed that positive home environment was strong selection factor in predicting probability of coresidence. Middle-class parents reported more negative…
Descriptors: Adult Children, Family Environment, Older Adults, Parent Child Relationship
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Aquilino, William S. – Journal of Marriage and the Family, 1996
Explored living arrangements among children born to unmarried mothers and the impact of childhood living arrangements on the young adult's life course. Analyses showed that living arrangement patterns after birth to a single mother influenced the likelihood of high school completion, post secondary education, and other conditions. (RJM)
Descriptors: Births to Single Women, Child Development, Child Rearing, Dependents
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Lizasoain, Olga; Polaino, Aquilino – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de Pedagogie, 1993
Describes a program implemented in Navarra, Spain, to prepare children for hospitalization and to provide psychopedagogical follow-up to develop positive self-concepts. Describes the effects of the program on 40 hospitalized children between the ages of 8 and 12, reporting a more positive self-concept among the children who received the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Hospitalized Children, Intervention, Preadolescents
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Naglieri, Jack A.; Rojahn, Johannes; Matto, Holly C.; Aquilino, Sally A. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2005
Researchers have typically found a mean difference of about 15 points between Blacks and Whites on traditional measures of intelligence. Some have argued that the difference between Blacks and Whites would be smaller on measures of cognitive processing. This study examined Black (n = 298) and White (n = 1,691) children on Planning, Attention,…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Measures (Individuals), Program Effectiveness, Cognitive Processes
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Peterson, N. Andrew; Lowe, John B.; Aquilino, Mary L.; Schneider, John E. – Journal of Community Psychology, 2005
Empowerment is a social-action process through which people gain greater control, efficacy, and social justice. One way to develop empowerment is through active, meaningful participation in community groups and activities. Social cohesion is an emerging construct that expands the notion of community participation to include elements such as shared…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Empowerment, Community Involvement, Theory Practice Relationship
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Wright, Debra L.; Aquilino, William S. – Family Relations, 1998
Interrelationships among elderly couples' reciprocity of emotional support, wives' experience of caregiving for husbands with disabilities, and wives' marital happiness are explored. Level of functioning and type of disability, and levels of exchange of emotional support were measured. Regression models are presented and relationships among…
Descriptors: Caregiver Role, Disabilities, Females, Frail Elderly
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Aquilino, William S.; Supple, Khalil R. – Journal of Marriage and the Family, 1991
Used data from 1988 National Survey of Families and Households to explore influences on parents' satisfaction with having coresident adult children; the nature of parent-child relations in coresident households; and impact of children's adult role status on parent-child relations and satisfaction with coresidence. Majority of parents were highly…
Descriptors: Adult Children, Parent Child Relationship, Place of Residence, Residential Patterns
Spain Today, 1973
Reviews background and work of contemporary Spanish writers Aquilino Duque, Bartolome Soler, Juan Zaragueta Bengoechea, Juan Guerrero Zamora, Francisco Ayala, and Liberata Masoliver. (DD)
Descriptors: Authors, Bibliographies, Biographies, Evaluation
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Supple, Andrew J.; Aquilino, William S.; Wright, Debra L. – Journal of Research on Adolescence, 1999
Explored effects of computerized, self-administered data collection techniques in research on adolescents' self-reported substance use and psychological well-being. Adolescents completing sensitive questions on only laptop computers reported higher levels of substance use and indicated higher levels of depression and irritability; they perceived…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescents, Data Collection, Measurement Techniques
Booth, Alan, Ed.; Crouter, Ann C., Ed.; Shanahan, Michael J., Ed. – 1999
This book contains 17 papers devoted to the following four aspects of the transition to adulthood: effects of alterations in the structure of opportunity; effects of prior experiences in the family; effects of prior experience in the workplace; and career development and marriage formation during a period of rising inequality. The following papers…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Adolescents, At Risk Persons, Beliefs
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