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A family process model of economic hardship and adjustment of early adolescent boys.
We propose a family process model that links economic stress in family life to prosocial and problematic adolescent adjustment. Employing a sample of 205 seventh-grade boys aged 12 to 14 years (M =Expand
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Economic pressure in African American families: a replication and extension of the family stress model.
This study of 422 two-caregiver African American families, each with a 10-11-year-old focal child (54% girls), evaluated the applicability of the family stress model of economic hardship forExpand
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Linking economic hardship to marital quality and instability.
Utilizing a sample of 76 white middle-class couples from a rural midwestern county in the US this study examines 2 central propositions: 1)the negative impact of economic hardship on a spousesExpand
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Economic stress, coercive family process, and developmental problems of adolescents.
We propose a model of family conflict and coercion that links economic stress in family life to adolescent symptoms of internalizing and externalizing emotions and behaviors. The 180 boys and 198Expand
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Trajectories of Stressful Life Events and Depressive Symptoms during Adolescence.
This 4-year longitudinal study of 191 girls and 185 boys living in intact Camilies in the rural Midwest examines the trajectories of life events and depressive symptoms in adolescence. TheExpand
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Perceived discrimination and the adjustment of African American youths: a five-year longitudinal analysis with contextual moderation effects.
Longitudinal links between perceived racial discrimination and later conduct problems and depressive symptoms were examined among 714 African American adolescents who were 10-12 years old atExpand
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The influence of neighborhood disadvantage, collective socialization, and parenting on African American children's affiliation with deviant peers.
This study focused on hypotheses about the contributions of neighborhood disadvantage, collective socialization, and parenting to African American children's affiliation with deviant peers. A totalExpand
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A LONGITUDINAL TEST OF THE EFFECTS OF PARENTING AND THE STABILITY OF SELF-CONTROL: NEGATIVE EVIDENCE FOR THE GENERAL THEORY OF CRIME*
This study investigates two core propositions of Gottfredson and Hirschi's (1990) general theory of crime. Using longitudinal data collected on approximately 750 African American children and theirExpand
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Family economic stress and adjustment of early adolescent girls.
A family process model is proposed that links economic stress in family life to prosocial and problematic adolescent adjustment. With a sample of 220 7th-grade girls living in intact families in theExpand
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Sisters, brothers, and delinquency: evaluating social influence during early and middle adolescence.
Although a number of studies have shown that brothers are highly correlated for delinquent behavior, much less research has been conducted on sisters. We propose that sisters, like brothers, showExpand
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