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Snow, Charles – Adolescence, 1973
Adolescents who were living in a child care institution and those living in intact family situations were compared with respect to their marriage role expectations, attitudes toward marriage, toward divorce, perceptions of generalized family interaction patterns, and family size preferences. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescents, Analysis of Variance, Day Care Centers
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Peterson, Evan T.; Kunz, Phillip R. – Adolescence, 1975
Descriptors: Adolescents, Data Analysis, Educational Research, Family Involvement
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Schilmoeller, Gary L.; And Others – Adolescence, 1991
Nineteen adolescent and 25 older mothers of infants reported on social networks and family support. Found no significant differences in social network size or interaction quality; older mothers scored significantly higher on perceived family support. Perceived family support and interaction quality were associated positively with maternal…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Adolescents, Age Differences, Early Parenthood
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LeFlore, Larry – Adolescence, 1988
Investigated the relationship of several demographic variables, family structure and family environment among 68 official chronic delinquents and 130 official nondelinquents. Results indicated that 10 variables explained 49 percent of the variance between the chronic delinquent and nondelinquent groups. Personal growth had most discriminating…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Comparative Analysis, Delinquency
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Namerow, Pearila Brickner; Philliber, Susan Gustavus – Adolescence, 1983
Explored values of children among 163 mothers and their adolescent children and compared these values related to other adolescent characteristics. Results suggested the values of children are similar in adolescents and adults, and a positive relationship was found between values and fertility preferences. (JAC)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Birth Rate, Children, Family Size
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Veenhoven, Ruut; Verkuyten, Maykel – Adolescence, 1989
Questionnaires completed by 2,511 secondary school students in Netherlands revealed that only children (N=280) did not appear to be less happy than children with siblings, nor was their global self-esteem any lower. Only children felt less proficient at sports, but did not consider themselves better in school or less popular among peers than did…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Family Size, Foreign Countries, Secondary Education
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Parrott, C. A.; Strongman, K. T. – Adolescence, 1984
Assessed delinquent and nondelinquent male adolescents (N=43) on locus of control and intellectual achievement responsibilty. Results supported a multidimensional model. There was no difference in expectancy of control for negative academic events between delinquents and nondelinquents. Birth order and delinquency were the most important…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Age Differences, Birth Order