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Ramirez, Michael – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2013
Using interview data from 38 musicians, this study examines the ways in which the transition to adulthood is complicated by aspirations to a nonstandard line of work. Musicians face a recurring set of obstacles as they move into adulthood and respond by enacting various tactics to reconcile these dilemmas. The "on-time" musicians do so by framing…
Descriptors: Musicians, Rock Music, Aging (Individuals), Occupational Aspiration
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Pingel, Emily S.; Bauermeister, Jose A.; Johns, Michelle M.; Eisenberg, Anna; Leslie-Santana, Matthew – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2013
Internet use provides a vital opportunity for sexual-minority youth to learn about sexual desires and pursue partnerships otherwise publically stigmatized. Researchers, however, have portrayed the Internet as an inherently risky venue for HIV or sexually transmitted infection (STI) transmission among young gay men (YGM). We therefore investigated…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Males, Sexual Identity, Internet
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Halpern-Meekin, Sarah; Manning, Wendy D.; Giordano, Peggy C.; Longmore, Monica A. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2013
We build on the emerging adulthood literature to examine two forms of relationship instability, reconciliations and sex with an ex; we term these forms of relationship churning. Analyzing recent data on emerging adult daters and cohabitors (n = 792), we find that nearly half report a reconciliation (a breakup followed by reunion) and over half of…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Relationship, Sexuality, Dating (Social), Questionnaires
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Nelson, Larry J.; Duan, Xin xing; Padilla-Walker, Laura M.; Luster, Stephanie S. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2013
Past work in China has revealed that approximately 60% of young people in China consider themselves to be adults. However, no work, prior to this study, has been done examining either the views of Chinese parents regarding their children's adult status or the criteria that Chinese parents use in determining whether or not their children have…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Young Adults, Parents
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Guttman, Nurit – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2013
The high crash rates among teenage drivers are of great concern across nations. Parents' involvement is known to help increase their young drivers' driving safety. In particular, parents can place restrictions on their son's/daughter's driving (e.g., restrict night time driving), which can enable the young driver to gain driving experience in…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Parent Responsibility, Motor Vehicles, Telephone Surveys
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Ayres, Melanie M.; Leaper, Campbell – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2013
The research examined (a) girls' responses to personal experiences of gender and/or ethnic/racial discrimination, (b) social support from parents and friends following the discrimination, and (c) the relationship between girls' reported coping strategies to the discrimination and their self-esteem. Participants were 74 adolescent girls…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Females, Gender Bias, Racial Bias
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McLean, Kate C.; Wood, Becky; Breen, Andrea V. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2013
We examined narrative processes of identity development as they related to desistance from delinquent behavior in a sample of vulnerable adolescents. Building on a robust theoretical and empirical foundation in the field of narrative identity, we examined processes of meaning-making and agency in relation to desistance. Thirty-one adolescents were…
Descriptors: Interviews, Adolescent Attitudes, Self Concept, Delinquency
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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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Moran, Seana; Bundick, Matthew J.; Malin, Heather; Reilly, Timothy S. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2013
Prior studies have found that youth reporting a general sense that "I have a purpose" also describe having social supports that enhance thriving. This study links "specific" social supports to "specific" purposes described by youth. We examined whether developmental level, social-structural supports of gender and…
Descriptors: Family (Sociological Unit), Friendship, Social Support Groups, Youth
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Kulis, Stephen; Wagaman, M. Alex; Tso, Crescentia; Brown, Eddie F. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2013
This study examined the indigenous identities of urban American Indian youth using measures related to three theoretical dimensions of Markstrom's identity model: identification (tribal and ethnic heritage), connection (reservation ties), and involvement in traditional cultural practices and spirituality. Data came from self-administered…
Descriptors: American Indians, American Indian Culture, Identification (Psychology), Ethnicity
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Elkington, Katherine S.; Hackler, Dusty; Walsh, Tracy A.; Latack, Jessica A.; McKinnon, Karen; Borges, Cristiane; Wright, Eric R.; Wainberg, Milton L. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2013
The current study examines the role of mental illness-related stigma on romantic or sexual relationships and sexual behavior among youth with mental illness (MI), including youths' experiences of stigma, the internalization of these experiences, and the behavior associated with managing stigma within romantic and sexual relationships. We conducted…
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, Social Attitudes, Social Bias, Intimacy
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Way, Niobe; Hernandez, Maria G.; Rogers, Leoandra Onnie; Hughes, Diane L. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2013
Few studies examine how the macro context shapes ethnic or racial identity development during early adolescence. This analysis draws on interview data from 40 African American, Chinese American, Dominican American, and European American middle school students (6th through 8th grade) to explore how stereotypes inform adolescents' ethnic and racial…
Descriptors: Racial Identification, Self Concept, Ethnicity, Stereotypes
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Etengoff, Chana; Daiute, Colette – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2013
Islam is one of the fastest growing religions in America, with approximately 6 to 7 million Muslims living in America within the past decade. However, there has been little psychological research conducted focusing on the development of the Muslim American self. This inquiry addresses that gap by focusing on how familial religious affiliation…
Descriptors: Muslims, Islam, Spiritual Development, Religion
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Gullan, Rebecca L.; Power, Thomas J.; Leff, Stephen S. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2013
Despite considerable fiscal and structural support for youth service programs, research has not demonstrated consistent outcomes across participants or programs, suggesting the need to identify critical program processes. The present study addresses this need through preliminary examination of the role of program empowerment in promoting positive…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Empowerment, African Americans, Role
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Lesch, Elmien; Furphy, Claire – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2013
Localized understandings of adolescent romantic relationships are needed to expand our knowledge of the diversity of adolescent romantic experiences and to challenge negative discourses of adolescent heterosexual relationships. This study explored the constructions of intimacy of 20 adolescent men and women in romantic relationships from one…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intimacy, Adolescents, Low Income
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