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Haj-Yahia, Muhammad M.; Abdo-Kaloti, Rula – Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 2003
This examination of exposure of Palestinian adolescents to family violence found alarming rates of witnessing interparental and experiencing parent-to-child aggression and violence. Rates correlated with parents' levels of education, place of residence, family size, religious affiliation, family income, and housing conditions, as well as with…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Aggression, Child Abuse, Demography
Williams, Trevor; And Others – 1981
A study examined the educational and occupational plans of Australian fourteen-year-olds as part of program of research on the transition to adulthood. A twenty-item questionnaire was administered to 969 students in 243 schools across Australia. The questionnaire contained items pertaining to respondents' State of residence, school system…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Basic Skills, Demography
Hauser, Robert M., Ed.; Brown, Brett V., Ed.; Prosser, William R., Ed. – 1997
Social scientists are concerned that many measures of children's physical and emotional health are inadequate, misleading, or outdated, leaving policymakers ill-informed. This book provides an inquiry into current efforts to monitor children from the prenatal period through adolescence. Working with the most up-to-date statistical sources, experts…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Problems, Child Health, Child Welfare
Nord, Christine Winquist; Rhoads, Amy – 1992
This study evaluated the Survey of Income Program Participation (SIPP) as a source of data on children. The evaluation sought to determine whether SIPP provides reasonable estimates of the child population, by comparing estimates derived from SIPP with estimates derived from the Current Population Survey (CPS). Specifically, children living in…
Descriptors: Adolescents, At Risk Persons, Children, Comparative Analysis
Carrasquillo, Angela L. – 1991
This book discusses the demographic, cultural, linguistic, socioeconomic, and educational characteristics of Hispanic children and youth. Chapters cover: (1) historical and demographic overview (history of Hispanic presence in the United States, geographic distribution, population size and growth, migration, social and cultural patterns, parent…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Health, Children, Cultural Traits