Future Time Perspective, Hope, and Ethnic Identity Among African American Adolescents

@article{Adelabu2008FutureTP,
  title={Future Time Perspective, Hope, and Ethnic Identity Among African American Adolescents},
  author={Detris Honora Adelabu},
  journal={Urban Education},
  year={2008},
  volume={43},
  pages={347 - 360}
}
This study examines the relationship of academic achievement to future time perspective (FTP), hope, and ethnic identity among low-income, rural and urban African American adolescents ( N = 661). Findings indicate that adolescents who are oriented toward the future, determined to reach their goals (hope), and interested in and have a strong sense of belonging to their ethnic group tend to academically outperform adolescents reporting lower scores in the areas of FTP, hope, and ethnic identity… 

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