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Lopez, Anna B.; Huynh, Virginia W.; Fuligni, Andrew J. – Child Development, 2011
To examine the development of religious identity during the teenage years, adolescents (N = 477) from Latin American, Asian, and European backgrounds completed questionnaires in the 10th, 11th, and 12th grades (10th grade age: M = 15.81, SD = 0.36). Results indicated that religious identity remained stable across high school whereas religious…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Religion, Identification (Psychology), Longitudinal Studies
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Knight, George P.; Carlo, Gustavo; Mahrer, Nicole E.; Davis, Alexandra N. – Child Development, 2016
The socialization of cultural values, ethnic identity, and prosocial behaviors is examined in a sample of 749 Mexican-American adolescents, ages 9-12; M (SD) = 10.42 years (0.55); 49% female, their mothers, and fathers at the 5th, 7th, and 10th grades. Parents' familism values positively predicted their ethnic socialization practices. Mothers'…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, Adolescents, Social Values, Ethnicity
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Yip, Tiffany; Douglass, Sara; Shelton, J. Nicole – Child Development, 2013
This study examined the daily-level association between contact with same-ethnic others and ethnic private regard among 132 Asian adolescents (mean age = 14 years) attending four high schools ranging in ethnic composition diversity. The data suggest a positive daily-level association between contact with same-ethnic others and ethnic private…
Descriptors: Asians, Adolescents, Ethnicity, Self Concept
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Guerra, Nancy G.; Williams, Kirk R.; Sadek, Shelly – Child Development, 2011
In the present study, quantitative and qualitative data are presented to examine individual and contextual predictors of bullying and victimization and how they vary by age and gender. Two waves of survey data were collected from 2,678 elementary, middle, and high school youth attending 59 schools. In addition, 14 focus groups were conducted with…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Bullying, Focus Groups, Sexuality
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Rivas-Drake, Deborah; Witherspoon, Dawn – Child Development, 2013
This study examined the influence of earlier neighborhood experiences on trajectories of racial centrality and regard among Black youth. Data were drawn from a sample of Black 11-to 14-year-old youth (N = 718) in the Maryland Adolescent Development in Context Study, a data set that permits the examination of structural and subjective neighborhood…
Descriptors: Racial Identification, Neighborhoods, African Americans, Early Adolescents
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Martin-Storey, Alexa; Cheadle, Jacob E.; Skalamera, Julie; Crosnoe, Robert – Child Development, 2015
Mental health disparities between sexual minority and other youth have been theorized to result in part from the effects of the stigmatization on social integration. Stochastic actor-based modeling was applied to complete network data from two high schools in the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (M[subscript age] = 15 years,…
Descriptors: Minority Groups, Mental Health, Homosexuality, Social Bias