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Occupational Identity Assessment Among Middle And Late Adolescents, Julian Melgosa Jan 1985

Occupational Identity Assessment Among Middle And Late Adolescents, Julian Melgosa

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Problem. Research on James Marcia's identity statuses has been directed toward the overall problem of identity, but not toward the specific area of occupational identity. The major purpose of this study was to develop and validate an instrument to assess Marcia1s Identity Statuses (Achievement, Moratorium, Foreclosure, and Diffusion) for the occupational area. In addition, the relationships of selected variables to these statuses were investigated.

Method. Random class groups of students (N=417) from six selected high schools and colleges located in Michigan provided the data for this study. Items were created utilizing the criteria established by previous research and ...


The Employed Versus The Nonemployed Mother: The Effects On The Seventh-Day Adventist Family In Southwestern Michigan, A. Melville Lawson Jan 1985

The Employed Versus The Nonemployed Mother: The Effects On The Seventh-Day Adventist Family In Southwestern Michigan, A. Melville Lawson

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Previous research indicates that researchers are not always agreed as to the negative or positive effects that the employed mother has on the family. The purpose of this study was to research the effects that the nonemployed and employed Seventh-day Adventist mother, in southwestern Michigan, has on the family.

The broad hypothesis for this study is that nonemployed mothers have a more positive effect on families, in general, as opposed to mothers who were employed outside of the home.

Two hundred Seventh-day Adventist mothers, after completing a specially designed instrument, were placed in various categories depending on the numbers of ...


Premarital Preparation : An Educational Content Design For Seventh-Day Adventists In The United States, Roger H. Ferris Jan 1985

Premarital Preparation : An Educational Content Design For Seventh-Day Adventists In The United States, Roger H. Ferris

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Problem. The church participates in the marriage process by providing its facilities, performing the ceremony, and establishing marriage supportive norms. Increasing divorce rates produce calls for premarital preparationefforts by the church. It was the purpose of the present study to develop a validated educational content design for Seventh-day Adventists useful to the church in preparing couples for marriage.

Method. An analysis of the relevant literature from religious and secular authorities was made to isolate factors deemed important to adequate premarital preparation. These factors were then rank-ordered.

A random sample of seven hundred presently married Seventh-day Adventists from the northwestern, midwestern ...


The Return Of The Nomad: An Analysis Of The Process Of Nomadization In Jordan, Oystein S. Labianca Jan 1985

The Return Of The Nomad: An Analysis Of The Process Of Nomadization In Jordan, Oystein S. Labianca

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