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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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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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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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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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Hein, Carol; Lewko, John H. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 1994
Examined parenting styles within families of high performing science students and explored gender differences in the factors associated with authoritative parenting style. Found that the authoritative parenting style was predominant among study participants and that a greater number of family-related variables emerge for females, whereas more…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Family Influence, Intermediate Grades
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Fischer, Judith L.; Crawford, Duane W. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 1992
College students (n=175) reported the parenting style of their mother and father and completed a scale assessing their own level of codependency. Parenting style of the father (uninvolved, permissive, authoritarian, or democratic) was related to offspring codependency. Both sons and daughters of authoritarian fathers had higher levels of…
Descriptors: Adolescents, College Students, Family (Sociological Unit), Fathers
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Santolupo, Silvana; Pratt, Michael W. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 1994
This study investigated parental socialization of adolescent political reasoning from a Vygotskian cognitive socialization perspective. Discussions between mothers and their adolescent sons or daughters were examined using a transactive dialogue system and were related to the adolescent's age and gender and to family parenting style. As predicted,…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Age Differences, Mothers, Parent Influence