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Peer influence processes for youth delinquency and depression.
This study explores the multiple factors that account for peer influence processes of adolescent delinquency and depression using data from Waves I and II of the National Longitudinal Study ofExpand
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A Mixed-Methods Case Study of Parent Involvement in an Urban High School Serving Minority Students
Parental involvement in education has been associated with a number of positive outcomes for students. Using a mixed-methods approach, the authors examine how role construction and self-efficacyExpand
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Effects of cash transfers on Children’s health and social protection in Sub-Saharan Africa: differences in outcomes based on orphan status and household assets
BackgroundUnconditional and conditional cash transfer programmes (UCT and CCT) show potential to improve the well-being of orphans and other children made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS (OVC). We address theExpand
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Interventions Supporting the Social Integration of Refugee Children and Youth in School Communities: A Review of the Literature
Schools function as a primary driver of integration and as a link to resources and assets that promote healthy development. Nevertheless, most research studies on school-based programs are conductedExpand
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The Integration of Immigrant Youth in Schools and Friendship Networks
This study examines the degree to which immigrant youth are integrated in school settings at the dyadic (reciprocity and isolation), network (popularity, centrality, social status), and institutionalExpand
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Household Stress and Adolescent Behaviors in Urban Families: The Mediating Roles of Parent Mental Health and Social Supports
Using exploratory data analysis techniques, we propose a model of parent psychosocial well-being that links financial strains and household stressors to adolescents' pro-social behaviours andExpand
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Social service systems for vulnerable children and families in low‐ and middle‐income countries: Establishing definitions and key components
Systems strengthening in low‐ and middle‐income countries has long been a topic of concern in global health. By comparison, until very recently, little attention has been paid to the importance ofExpand
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“You can never understand a culture until you experience it”: How an experiential learning course prepared students for practice with Latino communities through learning for advocacy
This study used grounded theory to analyze focus group data of students participating in an experiential learning course developed in partnership with a local Latino-serving community agency. A cen...
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The integration of Hispanic parishioners in US Catholic parishes with Hispanic ministry: Results from a national survey
Abstract This article builds upon data from the National Study of Catholic Parishes with Hispanic Ministry to examine two questions: (1) what are the profiles of Catholic parishes with HispanicExpand
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