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Suarez-Orozco, Carola; Bang, Hee Jin; Kim, Ha Yeon – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2011
Though many transnational families undergo profound transformations that are often complicated by extended periods of separation between loved ones, it is challenging to establish a sense of prevalence of family separations as well as their effects on youth. Utilizing the Longitudinal Immigrant Student Adaptation data with 282 newcomer adolescents…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Foreign Countries, Depression (Psychology), Immigrants
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Levin, Dana S. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2011
The Israeli army drafts both men and women, and most Israelis complete their military service during their emerging adulthood years. This study examined Israeli women's experiences as soldiers in the army. Twenty-three women (18 emerging adults, 5 young adults) were recruited using purposive sampling and interviewed about how they experienced…
Descriptors: Military Service, Sexual Harassment, Females, Military Personnel
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Beaver, Kevin M. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2011
A growing body of empirical research reveals that genetic factors account for a substantial amount of variance in measures of antisocial behaviors. At the same time, evidence is also emerging indicating that certain environmental factors moderate the effects that genetic factors have on antisocial outcomes. Despite this line of research, much…
Descriptors: Delinquency, At Risk Persons, Genetics, Victims of Crime
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Paschal, Angelia M.; Lewis-Moss, Rhonda K.; Hsiao, Tracy – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2011
Despite the growing body of research on the topic of adolescent parenthood, few studies have examined the perceptions and lived experiences of African American teen fathers. The primary aim of this study was to examine how this group defines and performs the father role. In-depth interviews were conducted with 30 African American fathers aged 14…
Descriptors: Fathers, Parent Role, Parenting Styles, Child Rearing
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Salaam, Abeeb Olufemi – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2011
The current study explores the major challenges (in the form of risk factors) that may influence unemployed youths' involvement in gang and criminal activity in Lagos, Nigeria. A combination of techniques (e.g., oral, in-depth interviews, and questionnaires) were used for the data collection. The computed outcomes establish some of the major…
Descriptors: Prevention, Criminals, Risk, Foreign Countries
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Soller, Brian; Lee, Juliet P. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2010
This article examines why Southeast Asian American adolescents and emerging adults in two urban settings prefer to use "blunts," or hollowed-out cigars filled with marijuana, over other methods of drug intake. Rationales for preferring blunts were both instrumental and social. Blunts allowed users to more easily share marijuana, the preferred drug…
Descriptors: Marijuana, Cocaine, Drug Use, Adolescents
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Sanchez, Bernadette; Esparza, Patricia; Colon, Yari; Davis, Katrina E. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2010
The aim of the current study was to examine the role of familial and economic context in the decisions and behaviors of low-income, urban Latinos during the transition from high school. Thirty-two Latino emerging adults who graduated from a public high school participated in one-on-one in-depth interviews about their transition. Participants…
Descriptors: High Schools, Hispanic Americans, Role, Low Income
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Moua, MyLou Y.; Lamborn, Susie D. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2010
Guided by an ecological framework, this study explored ethnic socialization practices from the perspective of Southeast Asian American adolescents. Defined as a multidimensional construct that is conceptually distinct from racial socialization, ethnic socialization involves parents' communication to children about their ethnic heritage. The…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Socialization, Hmong People, Adolescents
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Kang, Hyeyoung; Okazaki, Sumie; Abelmann, Nancy; Kim-Prieto, Chu; Lan, Shanshan – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2010
Korean American youth experience immigration-related parent-child challenges including language barriers, parent-child conflicts, and generational cultural divides. Using grounded theory methods, this article examines the ways in which 18 Korean American college-enrolled emerging adults retrospectively made sense out of their experiences of…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Korean Americans, Youth, Immigrants
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Snell, Patricia – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2010
Political engagement among U.S. emerging adults aged 18 to 24 was examined via quantitative and qualitative data. The data analyzed are from the National Study of Youth and Religion (NSYR). The NSYR consists of three waves of a nationally representative (a) telephone survey (Wave 1 n = 4,161), (b) in-person interviews (Wave 3 n = 230) collected…
Descriptors: Political Affiliation, Citizen Participation, Religion, Telephone Surveys
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Thompson, Sanna J.; Barczyk, Amanda N.; Gomez, Rebecca; Dreyer, Lauren; Popham, Amelia – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2010
Research has indicated that a high proportion of homeless emerging adults use substances. This article aims to understand the attitudes of these young adults concerning their substance use and its effect on their lives. A mixed methods study using semistructured interviews and self-report instruments was conducted with 87 emerging adults who…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Young Adults, Adolescents, Coping
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Pryce, Julia M.; Samuels, Gina Miranda – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2010
This interpretive study examines how childhood history and the personal experience of being mothered impact the meaning attributed to motherhood among young mothers aging out of the child welfare system. Through the use of an interpretive approach, findings are derived from interviews with 15 females who reported an experience of pregnancy or…
Descriptors: Mothers, Child Welfare, Pregnancy, Risk
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Bradley, Graham L. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2010
All people influence, and are influenced by, the contexts they inhabit. Leisure contexts are no exception. The current research comprised three studies investigating the links between one leisure context, skate parks, and adolescent development. Using interview, observation, and questionnaire methods, the research shed light on several of the…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Social Integration, Adolescents, Adjustment (to Environment)
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Diez, Virginia; Mistry, Jayanthi – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2010
We report the results of a study about how early childbearing affected the educational trajectories of nine Puerto Rican teenage mothers living in New England. Raised largely on the mainland, participants chose to carry pregnancies to term and to participate in a parenting program for young mothers. Upon examination of shared meaning-making around…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Early Parenthood, Puerto Ricans, Adolescents
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Cameron, E. Leslie; Fox, Janice D.; Anderson, Michelle S.; Cameron, Catherine Ann – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2010
In order to extend previous early years humor research into early adolescence, the authors adapted an innovative ecological research method such that at-risk adolescents could be filmed during an entire waking day in their life. Community youth advocates nominated one 15-year-old female and one 14-year-old male as doing well despite adverse…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Early Adolescents, Humor, Resilience (Psychology)
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