Community Effects on Children, Adolescents, and Families
Does It Take a Village? focuses on the mechanisms that link community characteristics to the functioning of the families and individuals within them--community norms, economic opportunities, reference groups for assessing relative deprivation, and social support networks. Contributors underscore...
Published January 1st 2001 by Psychology Press
Research and Policy on U.s. Immigrants
This book documents the third in a series of annual symposia on family issues--the National Symposium on International Migration and Family Change: The Experience of U.S. Immigrants--held at Pennsylvania State University. Although most existing literature on migration focuses solely on the origin...
Published January 1st 1997 by Routledge
individual Development in Relation To Social Contexts
Adolescent researchers are increasingly aware that they must examine development both across time and across context. To do so, however, requires new conceptualizations and methodological approaches to the study of development, including attention to the pathways young people choose in adolescence...
Published October 1st 1995 by Psychology Press