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Mobley, Kayce; Fisher, Sarah – Journal of Political Science Education, 2019
Although we may not always know how best to approach sensitive issues in the classroom, our responsibilities to our students are fairly straightforward. By enrolling in our classes, students essentially sign a contract. They will read, we will provide expertise, all will discuss, and all will learn, at least in theory. In this politically charged…
Descriptors: Political Science, Family Relationship, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
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van Gelderen, Loes; Gartrell, Nanette N.; Bos, Henny M. W.; Hermanns, Jo M. A. – Journal of Family Issues, 2013
The aim of this study was to investigate whether stigmatization was associated with psychological adjustment in adolescents from planned lesbian families and, if so, to examine whether individual and interpersonal promotive factors influenced this association. Seventy-eight adolescents (39 girls, 39 boys; mean age = 17.05 years) completed an…
Descriptors: Social Bias, Mental Health, Life Satisfaction, Homosexuality
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Ozen, Fatmanur; Topal, Temel – European Journal of Educational Research, 2019
In Turkey, as in all countries of the world, education is regarded as the sole means of modernization, progress, civilization, productivity, and sustainability of all these things. The aim of the Turkish education system is to raise students with the national, moral and cultural values of the Turkish nation, to educate them as citizens of a social…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Problems, Elementary Education, Elementary School Curriculum
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LeBaron, Ashley B.; Rosa-Holyoak, Christina M.; Bryce, L. Ashley; Hill, E. Jeffrey; Marks, Loren D. – Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning, 2018
Many Millennials (aged 18-30 in 2016) are struggling with financial capability and independence. As efforts unfold to address this issue by improving financial education, Millennials themselves can offer helpful family-centered ideas for children's financial learning. As part of the Whats and Hows of Family Financial $ocialization project, this…
Descriptors: Money Management, Parent Child Relationship, Parenting Styles, Socialization
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McGene, Juliana; King, Valarie – Journal of Family Issues, 2012
Prior research has noted that although cooperative coparenting between resident and nonresident parents is beneficial to children, this form of shared parenting is relatively uncommon. Relying on nationally representative data from two waves of the National Survey of Families and Households (N = 628), this study examines the importance of…
Descriptors: Family Structure, One Parent Family, Fathers, Child Rearing
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Umberson, Debra – Journal of Family Issues, 1989
This article briefly reviews the history of research on parenthood and psychological well-being, provides an overview of the articles included in this special issue of the "Journal of Family Issues," and identifies important directions for future research on parenthood and parents' well-being. (Author)
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Parents, Well Being
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Bowen, Gary L. – Journal of Family Issues, 1989
Provides methodological critique of Jason T. Li and Robert A. Caldwell's article "Magnitude and Directional Effects of Marital Sex Role Incongruence and Marital Adjustment" (Journal of Family Issues 8:97-110). Cites Li and Caldwells' failure to first consider simpler first-order effects of husband/wife sex role preferences and outlines additional…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Marital Instability, Marital Satisfaction, Measurement Techniques
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Isnor, Heather; Dawson, Kimberley A. – Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership, 2017
The purpose of this study was to qualitatively explore the experiences of families who participated in an adventure running program (ARP) in Canada. Adventure running is a unique sport that combines navigation and running in a forested setting. Six parents (four males, two females) and five children (two females, three males) were interviewed.…
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Qualitative Research, Family Attitudes, Physical Activities
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Scholl, Jan – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2013
For many years, overall graduate research productivity has been reported annually by several authors in the December issue of the "Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal." The knowledge gleaned from a century's worth of Extension studies is valuable because it can improve our ability to build on prior research, particularly…
Descriptors: Productivity, Extension Education, Consumer Science, Family Programs
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Lucksted, Alicia; McFarlane, William; Downing, Donna; Dixon, Lisa – Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 2012
Among potential resources for people with serious mental illnesses (SMI) and their families, professionally delivered family psychoeducation (FPE) is designed to engage, inform, and educate family members, so that they can assist the person with SMI in managing their illness. In this article, we review research regarding FPE outcomes and…
Descriptors: Evidence, Early Intervention, Schizophrenia, Mental Disorders
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Offer, Shira – Journal of Marriage and Family, 2013
The literature is divided on the issue of what matters for adolescents' well-being, with one approach focusing on quality and the other on routine family time. Using the experience sampling method, a unique form of time diary, and survey data drawn from the 500 Family Study ("N" = 237 adolescents with 8,122 observations), this study examined the…
Descriptors: Well Being, Emotional Development, Family Relationship, Observation
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Ceka, Ardita; Murati, Rabije – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
The "home education" as a term, represents educational impact of the family on children. It has been proved that in various family environments, children do acquire a variety of experiences, through performing various activities and is constantly exposed to a range of influence and expectations from the people he/she cohabits. In this…
Descriptors: Parent Role, Family Environment, Parent Influence, Parent Child Relationship
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Pollack, Terry M. – Urban Education, 2013
Informal "teacher talk" about students is ubiquitous, but it remains largely unexamined. This study critically examines casual, everyday teacher discourse about students perceived to be racially or culturally "different." Data were collected through participants' journal entries, group discussion, and interviews. Findings…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Graduate Students, Urban Schools
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Verran, Joanna; Redfern, James; Moravej, Haleh; Adebola, Yvonne – Journal of Biological Education, 2019
A series of events was developed to engage audiences in discussion around the importance of microorganisms in the production of fermented foods, particularly through tasting. The events were designed to attract different audiences: families attending a science museum; families in their community space; and adults in different informal eating…
Descriptors: Biochemistry, Food, Museums, Family (Sociological Unit)
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Perry, Armon R.; Harmon, Dana K.; Leeper, James – Journal of Family Issues, 2012
Increasing fathers' involvement with their children has become a priority in recent years. Marriage promotion programs have been offered as the primary vehicles for increasing paternal involvement. Although marriage is likely to provide fathers with increased access and opportunity for paternal involvement, much less is known about the ways in…
Descriptors: Marriage, Comparative Analysis, Fathers, African Americans
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