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Perez-Brena, Norma J.; Sang, Samantha; Kuo, Sally I.-Chun; Rodríguez De Jesús, Sue A.; Updegraff, Kimberly A.; Umaña-Taylor, Adriana J.; McHale, Susan M. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2019
Academic resilience reflects individuals' high levels of achievement and motivation despite the presence of stressful conditions that place them at risk for reduced performance. To understand what informs resilience, this study used narrative data from 274 Mexican-origin late adolescents/young adults (aged 19-25 years) to understand how a…
Descriptors: College Students, Hispanic American Students, Late Adolescents, Young Adults
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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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Laughland-Booÿ, Jacqueline; Skrbiš, Zlatko; Newcombe, Peter – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2018
In many industrialized countries, the transition into adulthood has become prolonged and complex. The consequence is that the process of identity formation within various life domains is often being delayed. This study applies a qualitative longitudinal research strategy to track the experiences of 28 young Australians as they undergo the process…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Identification (Psychology), Experience, Interpersonal Relationship
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Noble-Carr, Debbie; Woodman, Elise – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2018
Identity and meaning are fundamental to human experience and are particularly pertinent during adolescence and times of adversity. While identity development and meaning making can be different for vulnerable young people, who experience multiple adverse life events, there is currently little evidence of how these young people construct identity…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disadvantaged Youth, Identification (Psychology), Self Concept
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Saldanha, Kennedy; D'Souza, Barnabe; Madangopal, Dakshayani – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2018
For street children in Mumbai, gambling is mostly a social and recreational activity. This study is based on data gathered from a survey of 70 youths aged 12 to 24, two focus groups, and participant observation. It offers glimpses into various facets of their gambling, including age patterns, games played, venues, and how group and street…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Addictive Behavior, Children, Recreational Activities
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Povilaitis, Victoria; Tamminen, Katherine A. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2018
There is currently a lack of theoretically based research regarding positive youth development (PYD) and youth in recreational sport settings, including residential summer sport camps. This qualitative research study explored the ways in which positive developmental experiences are facilitated at a residential summer sport camp. Using a case study…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Residential Programs, Summer Programs, Team Sports
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Arbeit, Miriam R.; Hershberg, Rachel M.; Johnson, Sara K.; Lerner, Jacqueline V.; Lerner, Richard M. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2017
For young men, the transition to adulthood may be a time of heightened adherence to traditional gender roles and norms of masculinity. However, recent research with young men in gender-specific contexts has indicated that some contexts support a construction of masculinity that is more inclusive. Through a theoretical thematic analysis of…
Descriptors: Males, Single Sex Schools, Sex Role, Masculinity
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Bowers, Jill R.; Rosch, David M.; Collier, Daniel A. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2016
Leadership and developmental scholars have highlighted the need to enhance youth leadership skills. Yet, research that explains youths' perceptions of how and when role models influences their leadership growth processes is limited. To address these gaps and begin to develop an understanding of youths' perspectives, we employed a qualitative,…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Youth Programs, Youth Leaders, Qualitative Research
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Dahl, Patricia – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2016
Although truancy has been studied extensively, less attention has been given to the actual voices of the truants themselves. The current study helps fill that gap by examining recollections from a sample of 34 emerging adults (ages 18-25) who experienced various levels of high school truancy across different geographical settings. A qualitative…
Descriptors: Truancy, Student Attitudes, Young Adults, High School Students
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McGill, Julianne; Adler-Baeder, Francesca; Sollie, Donna L.; Kerpelman, Jennifer L. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2015
While mentoring programs are prevalent, limited research focused on the mentors' experiences exist, particularly during critical periods of development. Using a qualitative, grounded theory approach, this study explores the elements of the mentoring experience for a cohort of late adolescent/emerging adult women in a long-term program. Outcomes…
Descriptors: Females, Mentors, Experience, Late Adolescents
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Vasilenko, Sara A.; Maas, Megan K.; Lefkowitz, Eva S. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2015
Although sexual behavior is multidimensional, little research has focused on the experience of nonintercourse behaviors for adolescents and emerging adults. This article uses open-ended coded data from a longitudinal study of college students (N = 346; M age = 18.5, 52% female, 27% Hispanic/Latino [HL], 25% non-HL European American, 23% non-HL…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Experience, College Students, Late Adolescents
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Berzin, Stephanie Cosner; Singer, Erin; Hokanson, Kimberly – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2014
Emerging adulthood has been defined as a distinct developmental stage in which youth experience opportunities for identity development and transition toward independence. While this period has been examined for youth in the general population, less is known about how foster youth experience this transition. This study uses qualitative interviews…
Descriptors: Developmental Tasks, Youth, Young Adults, Foster Care
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Shulman, Elizabeth P.; Steinberg, Laurence; Piquero, Alex R. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2014
The present article responds to Males and Brown's "Teenagers' High Arrest Rates: Features of Young Age or Youth Poverty?" which claims that the widely observed pattern of crime rates peaking in late adolescence or early adulthood is an artifact of age differences in poverty. We note that the authors' interpretation of their aggregated…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Age Differences, Poverty, Crime
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King, Pamela Ebstyne; Clardy, Casey E.; Ramos, Jenel Sánchez – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2014
This qualitative study aimed to develop theory about psychological constructs relevant to spiritual development in diverse adolescents. Exemplar and Consensual Qualitative Research methods were used to explore 30 interviews of adolescents aged 12 to 21 years ("M" = 17.73 years) representing eight religions and six countries from around…
Descriptors: Religion, Adolescents, Spiritual Development, Qualitative Research
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Kuvalanka, Katherine A.; Leslie, Leigh A.; Radina, Rachel – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2014
Little is known about how youth with LGB (lesbian, gay, and bisexual) parents experience various forms of sexual stigma (i.e., homophobia and heterosexism). Previous studies have focused primarily on frequency of teasing and harassment; therefore, much less is known about how indirect and institutional types of sexual stigma play out in the lives…
Descriptors: Social Bias, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Parents
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