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Nichols, Laura; Islas, Ángel – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2016
Interview, survey, and academic transcript data with a diverse sample of first-generation college (FGC) and continuing generation college (CGC) premedical intended emerging adults are analyzed to study academic outcomes and any differences in the availability and use of social capital the first year of college. CGC students know many people with…
Descriptors: First Generation College Students, Premedical Students, Social Capital, Parent Background
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Paasch-Anderson, Julie; Lamborn, Susie D. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2014
Ethnic socialization and racial socialization were examined as discrete concepts using a semistructured interview to assess message content for each form of socialization. We were interested in whether adolescents distinguished between these forms of socialization. Fifty-five African American 11th- and 12th-grade students were asked separate…
Descriptors: African Americans, Adolescents, Attitude Measures, High School Students
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Negru, Oana; Haragâs, Cosmina; Mustea, Anca – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2014
This qualitative study explores the dynamics of religious cognitions, behaviors, and emotions in emerging adult discourse in a sample of Romanian youth of heterogeneous socioeconomic, denominational (Orthodox Christian, Roman Catholic, Neo-protestant), and educational background. Also, from a parent-child dyad perspective, we investigate the role…
Descriptors: Socialization, Religion, Schemata (Cognition), Parent Child Relationship
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Guttman, Nurit – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2013
The high crash rates among teenage drivers are of great concern across nations. Parents' involvement is known to help increase their young drivers' driving safety. In particular, parents can place restrictions on their son's/daughter's driving (e.g., restrict night time driving), which can enable the young driver to gain driving experience in…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Parent Responsibility, Motor Vehicles, Telephone Surveys
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Ayres, Melanie M.; Leaper, Campbell – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2013
The research examined (a) girls' responses to personal experiences of gender and/or ethnic/racial discrimination, (b) social support from parents and friends following the discrimination, and (c) the relationship between girls' reported coping strategies to the discrimination and their self-esteem. Participants were 74 adolescent girls…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Females, Gender Bias, Racial Bias
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Levine, Kenneth J.; Hoffner, Cynthia A. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2006
Anticipatory socialization is the process of gaining knowledge about work that begins in early childhood and continues until entering the workplace full-time. On self-administered questionnaires, 64 high school students answered open-ended questions about what they have learned about work from five sources: parents, educational institutions,…
Descriptors: Mass Media, Socialization, Part Time Employment, Educational Experience
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Huh, David; Tristan, Jennifer; Wade, Emily; Stice, Eric – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2006
This study tested the hypothesis that perceived parenting would show reciprocal relations with adolescents' problem behavior using longitudinal data from 496 adolescent girls. Results provided support for the assertion that female problem behavior has an adverse effect on parenting; elevated externalizing symptoms and substance abuse symptoms…
Descriptors: Females, Child Rearing, Substance Abuse, Adolescents
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Mounts, Nina S. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2004
The role of parental support, hostile campus racial climate, and sense of belonging to campus in predicting psychological adjustment and drug use was examined in a sample of 319 African American and White college freshmen. No ethnic-group differences were found for mean levels of parental support, racial hostility, belonging to campus, or…
Descriptors: Drug Use, Psychological Patterns, Student Adjustment, Racial Differences
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Cleveland, H. Harrington; Crosnoe, Robert – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2004
Intergenerational closure refers to parents' knowing the parents of their adolescents' friends. This study treated intergenerational closure - as reported by the parents of adolescent twins - as the dependent variable in a behavioral genetic analysis. The sample consisted of identical and fraternal twin pairs in the National Longitudinal Study of…
Descriptors: Environmental Influences, Adolescents, Social Networks, Genetics
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Voydanoff, Patricia – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2004
This article uses a resources and demands approach to examine the extent to which work, community, and parenting resources and demands are related to adolescents' internalizing and externalizing problems and grades in school. The analysis is based on data from 489 married two-earner couples and adolescents aged 10 to 17 interviewed for the…
Descriptors: Grades (Scholastic), Adolescents, Behavior Problems, Peer Relationship
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Trusty, Jerry; Plata, Maximino; Salazar, Carmen F. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2003
This study used a national sample of Mexican Americans to develop structural equation models of the effects of 4 eighth- grade latent variables on educational expectations 6 years later. Findings indicated that parents' influences had a strong positive effect on educational expectations at late adolescence. Parents' influence dominated effects of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Aspiration, Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescent Development
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Felix, Erika D.; Kelly, Abesie O.; Poindexter, LaShaunda M.; Budd, Karen S. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2003
Examined cross-generational influences of adolescent parenthood on psychosocial functioning with a random sample of adolescent mothers in state care due to child abuse/neglect in their family of origin. Found that participants whose main parenting figure was an adolescent parent reported higher parenting stress and lower educational attainment…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Child Abuse, Comparative Analysis
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Bean, Roy A.; Bush, Kevin R.; McKenry, Patrick C.; Wilson, Stephan M. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2003
Relationships between adolescent functioning and parent support, behavioral control, and psychological control were examined among European American and African American adolescents. A number of correlations were significant, including maternal support and academic achievement and self-esteem, and paternal psychological control and self-esteem.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescent Behavior, Adolescents, Blacks
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Martin, Todd F.; White, James M.; Perlman, Daniel – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2003
This study used a sample of 2,379 seventh through twelfth graders in 5 Protestant denominations to test the hypothesis that parental influences on religious faith are mediated through peer selection and congregation selection. Findings revealed that peer and parental influence remained stable during the adolescent years. Parental influence did not…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Age Differences, Beliefs
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Bartle-Haring, Suzanne; Brucker, Penny; Hock, Ellen – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2002
Investigated the relationships between parental separation anxiety and adolescent identity development in a longitudinal study of first-year college students and seniors. Found that mothers' need to provide security influenced their adolescents' identity achievement, while father's anxiety about distancing had negative and positive consequences…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, College Freshmen, College Seniors, College Students
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