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Price, Chara D.; Simpkins, Sandra D.; Menjívar, Cecilia – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2017
Families are theorized to influence adolescents' participation in skill-based after-school activities, but research has focused on the role of parents while neglecting the role of siblings. Siblings might be especially critical for Mexican-origin youth, the fastest growing youth population in the United States, due to a high value of family as…
Descriptors: Sibling Relationship, Siblings, Mexican Americans, Leisure Time
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Ceballo, Rosario; McLoyd, Vonnie C.; Toyokawa, Teru – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2004
Interview data from a sample of 262 poor African American single mothers and their 7th-and 8th-grade children were used to investigate the relations between neighborhood conditions and adolescents' educational values and school effort. The model tested incorporates both subjective and objective assessments of neighborhood quality and controls for…
Descriptors: Mothers, Academic Ability, Early Adolescents, Gender Differences