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Camacho-Thompson, Daisy E.; Gonzales, Nancy A.; Fuligni, Andrew J. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2019
Variability in parental academic involvement and socialization practices could explain academic disparities among adolescents. Academic socialization during adolescence is likely to vary based on students' educational histories and ability levels. Thus, adolescents were purposively selected, from a larger longitudinal study, to vary in their…
Descriptors: Socialization, Comparative Analysis, Academic Achievement, Longitudinal Studies
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Flores, Dalmacio; Docherty, Sharron L.; Relf, Michael V.; McKinney, Ross E.; Barroso, Julie V. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2019
Sex communication interventions facilitate positive sexual health outcomes with heterosexual adolescents. The same has yet to be established for male youth with same-sex attractions, behaviors, and identities. Our study describes the experiences of gay, bisexual, and queer (GBQ)-identifying adolescent males with parent-child sex communication. We…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Interpersonal Relationship, LGBTQ People, Males
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Fu, Yao; Law, Yik Wa – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2018
In China, 61 million children are left behind in rural areas suffering from prolonged parent-child separation when their parents migrate for work. Meaning-focused coping is known to play a positive role in adaptation, particularly during persistent adversity, but little is known about how adolescents make meaning during prolonged parent-child…
Descriptors: Coping, Parent Child Relationship, Foreign Countries, Migration
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Yang, Chia-chen – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2018
Social networking sites, first embraced by youth, have become increasingly popular among older generations. With more parents joining the sites, young people today are likely to encounter their parents on these platforms. However, there is limited information about how youth respond to the changing landscape, especially during the transition to a…
Descriptors: Social Media, College Freshmen, Parent Child Relationship, Family Relationship
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Kelada, Lauren; Hasking, Penelope; Melvin, Glenn; Whitlock, Janis; Baetens, Imke – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2018
Phenomenological and cultural understandings of recovery from the perspective of individuals who engage in nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) are rare. The primary study objective was to understand similarities across three samples in (a) how young people define recovery from NSSI and (b) what they consider helpful approaches taken by parents and…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Self Destructive Behavior, Phenomenology, Cultural Awareness
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Zhao, Jessie; Lau, May; Vermette, David; Liang, David; Flores, Glenn – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2017
Asian American adolescents have been reported to have the lowest amount of communication with health care providers regarding sexual health topics (sexual activity, contraception, sexually transmitted infections, and pregnancy prevention). This study identified Asian American adolescents' attitudes/beliefs regarding how health care providers can…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Sexuality, Adolescents, Contraception
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Romo, Laura F.; Mireles-Rios, Rebeca; Lopez-Tello, Gisselle – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2014
American children gain more autonomy as they progress through adolescence, however, autonomy-granting for Latina adolescent girls from immigrant families is a relatively unexplored question. In this study, we identified behaviors that Mexican mothers and their daughters deemed to be appropriate when they reach the age of "La…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Mothers, Daughters, Adolescents
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Farr, Rachel H.; Grant-Marsney, Holly A.; Musante, Danila S.; Grotevant, Harold D.; Wrobel, Gretchen Miller – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2014
While openness in adoption has become more common in the United States, little research has examined contact between birth and adoptive families as adoptees become adults. Using quantitative and qualitative data from 167 emerging adult adoptees, factors characterizing contact (e.g., type, frequency, with whom), satisfaction with contact, and the…
Descriptors: Adoption, Adults, Family (Sociological Unit), Interpersonal Communication
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Šerek, Jan; Macek, Petr; Ježek, Stanislav; Lacinová, Lenka – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2014
Families and schools are traditionally seen as substantial socialization agents forming adolescents' social values and their views of society. Special attention is paid to the question whether the relative importance of these influences remains stable in times of major social changes. In this study, two different generations of Czech middle…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Social Change, Social Systems, Democracy
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Kins, Evie; De Mol, Jan; Beyers, Wim – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2014
In today's Western societies, the transition to adulthood is prolonged, creating a separate developmental phase between adolescence and adulthood referred to as "emerging adulthood". Following from this general delay in adult commitment-making, a considerable number of emerging adults continues to live in the parental household. The…
Descriptors: Developmental Tasks, Foreign Countries, Young Adults, Qualitative Research
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Kosner, Anna; Roer-Strier, Dorit; Kurman, Jenny – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2014
This article examines how young immigrants to Israel from the former Soviet Union during their adolescence perceive and cope with the resulting changes in their family roles. Data collected via interviews and focus groups from adolescents and young adults ("N" = 34) revealed six distinct roles: language broker, family navigator,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Role, Coping
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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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Guan, Shu-Sha A.; Greenfield, Patricia M.; Orellana, Marjorie F. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2014
This mixed-method study assessed the nature of language brokering and the relationship between language brokering and prosocial capacities in a sample of 139 college students from ethnically diverse immigrant families. The prosocial capacities of interest were empathic concern and two forms of perspective-taking: general perspective-taking…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Perspective Taking, Translation, Second Language Learning
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Demant, Jakob; Ravn, Signe – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2013
This article discusses how Danish parents and their children communicate trust. Based on Niklas Luhmann's sociological theory, the article explores new aspects of communication about alcohol-related rules. The analysis shows how the parents emphasize the importance of communicating trust, while the adolescents, on the other hand, observe the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Trust (Psychology), Parent Child Relationship, Drinking
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Parkin, C. Melanie; Kuczynski, Leon – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2012
Thirty-two adolescents between the ages of 13 and 19 participated in a semistructured interview regarding their perspectives on parental expectations and their strategies for expressing resistance. Thematic analyses indicated that adolescents perceive parental expectations as flexible and coconstructed rather than as firm, explicit, standing…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Adolescent Development, Adolescent Attitudes, Semi Structured Interviews
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