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Approaching the Transition to Adulthood: Distinctive Profiles of Adolescents Aging out of the Child Welfare System
The transition to adulthood is marked by new roles and responsibilities in such interrelated domains as education, employment, and family formation. This study investigates the capacity ofExpand
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Risk for arrest: the role of social bonds in protecting foster youth making the transition to adulthood.
This study examines a sample of foster youth at the onset of the transition to adulthood and explores how social bonds are related to the risk of arrest during adulthood. Drawing from official arrestExpand
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Courtroom Workgroups and Sentencing
Sentencing decisions are the product of a group of courtroom actors, primarily judges and district attorneys. Although the structure of the courtroom workgroup and the interdependencies among membersExpand
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Risks and Opportunities of Faith and Culture: The Case of Abused Jewish Women
Intimate partner abusers often focus on physical violence, but abuse may also include exploiting a partner’s faith or subculture. Alternatively, faith or subculture may be a source of strength andExpand
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After-School Programs and Academic Impact: A Study of Chicago's After School Matters.
After-school programs for adolescents have increasingly come to be seen as a way to promote positive youth development (Eccles & Gootman, 2002; Simpkins, 2003). Although after-school programs mayExpand
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Crime during the Transition to Adulthood: How Youth Fare as They Leave Out-of-Home Care
To provide better customer service, NCJRS has made this Federally-funded grant final report available electronically in addition to traditional paper copies. Opinions or points of view expressed areExpand
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