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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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Halverson, Erica Rosenfeld – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2010
This article describes the dramaturgical process--the telling, adapting, and performing of personal stories--as a method for accessing how youth who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) construct and present complex identities. Using data collected during an extended case study with the About Face Youth Theatre,…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Personal Narratives, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation
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Leonard, Kathleen Cobb; Scott-Jones, Diane – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2010
Religiosity, sexual activity, and contraception were examined via questionnaires and interviews in a diverse sample of 118 high school seniors. The majority reported religion to be important; importance and frequency ratings declined from private (e.g., prayer) to public (e.g., group activities) components of religion. Most were sexually active…
Descriptors: Contraception, Religion, Physical Health, Sexuality
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Casper, Deborah M.; Card, Noel A. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2010
Antipathetic relationships and friendships are common during adolescence. One type of antipathetic relationship that has received no empirical attention is one that emerges from a broken friendship. Two studies, a reanalysis of N. A. Card's previously published data (Study 1) and newly collected data (Study 2), investigated this topic through…
Descriptors: High School Students, Intimacy, Friendship, Qualitative Research
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Davis, Katie – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2010
Adolescent girls have emerged as the largest demographic of bloggers in the United States. In this study, the author interviewed 20 girls, aged 17 to 21, who had been blogging for 3 or more years. Consistent with previous studies involving youths' online activities, the girls discussed their use of blogging for self-expression and peer…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Females, Adolescents
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Sullivan, Patrick J.; Larson, Reed W. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2010
Adolescents benefit from contact with high-resource community adults, but intergenerational obstacles make these interactions difficult, fragile, and rare. This qualitative research investigated the success of seven, primarily urban, leadership, and arts programs that attempted to facilitate these interactions within their programming. Program…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Youth Programs, Adolescents, Urban Areas
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DeLisi, Matt; Wright, John Paul; Vaughn, Michael G.; Beaver, Kevin M. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2010
Recognition of the interplay between nature and nurture is decades old in fields such as psychiatry, but other fields in the social sciences continue to be hampered by the idea that social and biological variables compete for explanatory relevance. In a recent study of the adolescent brain and risk taking, Males critiqued biologically oriented…
Descriptors: Social Sciences, Psychiatry, Psychopathology, Adolescents
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Johnson, Sara B.; Sudhinaraset, May; Blum, Robert Wm. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2010
In the January 2009 issue of this journal, Males argues that adolescent brain science perpetuates the "myth of adolescent risk taking." He contends that those who study adolescent neuromaturation are biological determinists who ignore the profound social and environmental forces that influence adolescent behavior to further their own agendas.…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Brain, Males, Developmental Stages
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Schroeder, Ryan D.; Bulanda, Ronald E.; Giordano, Peggy C.; Cernkovich, Stephen A. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2010
Parenting practices are among the strongest predictors of juvenile delinquency identified in the criminological literature and have been intimately connected to adult offending. The prior research connecting early parenting experiences with crime, however, has not systematically assessed the long-term effect of parenting style on adult criminal…
Descriptors: Delinquency, Criminals, Parenting Styles, Child Rearing
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