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Xu, Huixuan; Yang, Min – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2018
This article draws on Marcia's model that defines four statuses of adolescents' identity formation to examine adolescent moral and civic identity formation. Interviews were conducted with 23 students at three Hong Kong senior secondary schools to address the following research question: How does community service help adolescents develop their…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Community Services, Qualitative Research, Foreign Countries
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Ho, Wing-Chung; Rochelle, Tina Louisa; Yuen, Wing-Kan – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2011
In neighborhood-effects research, the voices of young residents are seldom heard. The present study examines how an adolescent sample living in a high-poverty area of Hong Kong is affected by its neighborhood and wider community contexts. Using the method of photovoice, the adolescents expressed their perceptions of the salient characteristics of…
Descriptors: Neighborhoods, Photography, Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescents
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Lin, Wan-Ying; Cheong, Pauline Hope; Kim, Yong-Chan; Jung, Joo-Young – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2010
Asian youths are embracing communication technologies at a burgeoning rate, yet interesting differences in Internet access and use exist among this younger generation. Our empirical investigation provides a rich and comparative look into what Asian youths do online, with an emphasis on an understudied area: their civic uses of new media. Data…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Games, Foreign Countries, Internet
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Shek, Daniel T. L. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2007
On two occasions separated by 1 year, 2,758 Chinese adolescents respond to instruments assessing perceived parental behavioral control (indexed by parental knowledge, expectation, monitoring, discipline, demandingness, and control based on Chinese concepts), parental psychological control, and parent-child relational qualities (satisfaction with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Time, Adolescents, Longitudinal Studies
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Lee, Hing-chu B.; And Others – Journal of Adolescent Research, 1992
Examined relationship between coping styles and psychological distress in nonclinical sample of 832 Hong Kong Chinese adolescents. Factor analyses suggest adolescents used relatively similar coping strategies. Four broad coping styles were identified. Avoidance/blaming was found to be a significant and moderately strong predictor of psychological…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Coping, Developmental Tasks, Foreign Countries