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Truancy, grade point average, and sexual activity: a meta-analysis of risk indicators for youth substance use.
- D. Hallfors, J. Vevea, B. Iritani, H. Cho, Shereen Khatapoush, L. Saxe
- Psychology, Medicine
- The Journal of school health
- 1 May 2002
Society increasingly holds schools responsible for the effectiveness of health promotion activities, such as drug abuse prevention efforts funded through the federal Safe and Drug-Free Schools… Expand
Recent unobtrusive studies of Black and White discrimination and prejudice: A literature review.
Lying Thoughts of an Applied Social Psychologist
- L. Saxe
- 1 April 1991
Lies are considered bad, immoral, and reprehensible. Yet there is considerable evidence that prevarication is a ubiquitous feature of human social interaction. Psychologists, as well as others in… Expand
Ten Days of Birthright Israel: A Journey in Young Adult Identity
In Ten Days, Leonard Saxe, Brandeis University, and Barry Chazan, Spertus College, serve as tour guides and interpreters as they tell the story of Birthright Israel, an intensive ten-day educational… Expand
The visibility of illicit drugs: implications for community-based drug control strategies.
OBJECTIVES This study examined differences between the visibility of drugs and drug use in more than 2100 neighborhoods, challenging an assumption about drug use in poor, minority, and urban… Expand
"how Goodly Are Thy Tents": Summer Camps as Jewish Socializing Experiences
A comparison of paper vs computer-assisted self interview for school alcohol, tobacco, and other drug surveys
School surveys of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug (ATOD) use play an important role in prevention programs and policy development. Improving the quality of such data collection is critical. Most… Expand
Think globally, act locally: Assessing the impact of community-based substance abuse prevention☆
Abstract The devolution of national programs to state and local control creates special challenges for evaluators as policy ideas are implemented in a variety of ways in local communities. This paper… Expand
Why It Is So Difficult to Form Effective Community Coalitions
Reviews of large‐scale community coalition evaluations suggest that most have not been successful either in involving a broad array of institutions or in meeting their outcome goals. Informed by the… Expand
Cross-Survey Analysis to Estimate Low-Incidence Religious Groups
Population-based surveys are of limited utility to estimate rare or low-incidence groups, particularly for those defined by religion or ethnicity not included in the U.S. Census. Methods of… Expand