African American Mothers' and Daughters' Beliefs about Possible Selves and their Strategies for Reaching the Adolescents' Future Academic and Career Goals

@article{Kerpelman2002AfricanAM,
  title={African American Mothers' and Daughters' Beliefs about Possible Selves and their Strategies for Reaching the Adolescents' Future Academic and Career Goals},
  author={Jennifer L. Kerpelman and Marie F. Shoffner and Sabrina Ross-Griffin},
  journal={Journal of Youth and Adolescence},
  year={2002},
  volume={31},
  pages={289-302}
}
The current study combines qualitative and quantitative data to examine beliefs and strategies related to possible selves within a sample of 22 rural African American female adolescents and their mothers. Mother–daughter pairs responded to interview questions pertaining to the adolescents' desired possible selves. Pairs also completed a possible selves Q-sort focusing on the personal attributes, roles, and life circumstances that might be expected for an adolescent's future adulthood. Academic… CONTINUE READING

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