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Selected Outcomes For Young People Aged 17-19 Years In Long Term Foster Care In Ireland, Fiona Daly, Robbie Gilligan 2009 Trinity College, Dublin

Selected Outcomes For Young People Aged 17-19 Years In Long Term Foster Care In Ireland, Fiona Daly, Robbie Gilligan

Robbie Gilligan

No abstract provided.


Renewal And Risk: The Dual Experience Of Young Motherhood And Aging Out Of The Child Welfare System, Julia Pryce 2009 Loyola University Chicago

Renewal And Risk: The Dual Experience Of Young Motherhood And Aging Out Of The Child Welfare System, Julia Pryce

Julia Pryce

This interpretive study examines how childhood history and the personal experience of being mothered impact the meaning attributed to motherhood among young mothers aging out of the child welfare system.Through the use of an interpretive approach, findings are derived from interviews with 15 females who reported an experience of pregnancy or parenting at the time of the interview. In the midst of the strain and challenge of motherhood, these young women report that motherhood has the potential to provide opportunities relevant to their own identity as well as to healing from their pasts. Findings aim to inform ways of ...


Mutual But Unequal: Mentoring As A Hybrid Of Familiar Relationship Roles, Julia Pryce 2009 Loyola University Chicago

Mutual But Unequal: Mentoring As A Hybrid Of Familiar Relationship Roles, Julia Pryce

Julia Pryce

This chapter employs a conceptual framework based on the relationship constructs of power and permanence to distinguish the special hybrid nature of mentoring relationships relative to prototypical vertical and horizontal relationships common in the lives of mentor and mentee. The authors note that mentoring occurs in voluntary relationships among partners with unequal social experience and influence. Consequently, mentoring relationships contain expectations of unequal contributions and responsibilities (as in vertical relationships), but sustaining the relationships depends on mutual feelings of satisfaction and commitment (as in horizontal relationships). Keller and Pryce apply this framework to reveal the consistency of findings across several ...


Words Can Hurt Forever, James Garbarino, Ellen deLara 2009 Cornell University

Words Can Hurt Forever, James Garbarino, Ellen Delara

Ellen deLara

No abstract provided.


Early Life Characteristics, Psychiatric History, And Cognition Trajectories In Later Life, Maria Teresa Brown 2009 Syracuse University

Early Life Characteristics, Psychiatric History, And Cognition Trajectories In Later Life, Maria Teresa Brown

Maria Brown

Purpose of the Study: Although considerable attention has been paid to the relationship between later-life depression and cognitive function, the rela­tionship between a history of psychiatric problems and cognitive function is not very well documented. Few studies of relationships between childhood health, childhood disadvantage, and cognitive func­tion in later life consider both childhood health and disadvantage, include measures for psychiatric history, or use nationally representative longitudinal data. Design and Methods: This study uses growth curve models to analyze the relationships between childhood health and disadvantage, psy­chiatric history, and cognitive function using 6 waves of the Health and ...


Caregiving Heuristics: Valuable Practitioner Knowledge In The Context Of Managing Residential Care, Katherine Tyson McCrea Professor 2009 Loyola University Chicago

Caregiving Heuristics: Valuable Practitioner Knowledge In The Context Of Managing Residential Care, Katherine Tyson Mccrea Professor

Katherine Tyson McCrea

No abstract provided.


Rethinking Substance Misuse Policy And Practice: An Ideas Wales Discussion Paper, Julian Buchanan 2009 Victoria University of Wellington

Rethinking Substance Misuse Policy And Practice: An Ideas Wales Discussion Paper, Julian Buchanan

Julian Buchanan

This accessible and easy to read paper designed to promote thinking and discussion seeks to develop principles upon which future drug policy and practice could be developed. It examines evidence and makes clear recommendations towards a fit for purpose drug policy.


Estudio Sobre El Comportamiento Y Salud En Los Jóvenes Escolares De La República Dominicana: Resultados De 2009, Juan B. Peña, Elián P. Cabrera-Nguyen, Diana Chaves, Rosa Fernández 2009 Washington University in St Louis

Estudio Sobre El Comportamiento Y Salud En Los Jóvenes Escolares De La República Dominicana: Resultados De 2009, Juan B. Peña, Elián P. Cabrera-Nguyen, Diana Chaves, Rosa Fernández

Elián P. Cabrera-Nguyen

This scientific report on risk behaviors among adolescents in the Dominican Republic (DR) was prepared for the DR Ministry of Education. The study used a stratified cluster design of public high schools in the DR with sample weights. The questionnaire included items from the 2009 Youth Risk Behavior Survey. Results of this nationally representative survey were presented to a delegation from the DR Ministry of Education at Washington University's Brown School. This report was also presented at the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo. Dr. Juan Peña, assistant professor at Washington University's Brown School, was the PI and is ...


Rumours And Realities Of Marriage Practices In Contemporary Samin Society, Arif Rohman 2009 Charles Sturt University

Rumours And Realities Of Marriage Practices In Contemporary Samin Society, Arif Rohman

Arif Rohman

From the mid-19th century the Samin people have made a contribution to resistance to Dutch colonial rule in rural Java by their non-violence movement and passive resistance (lijdelijk verset). History also notes that they have a unique culture and system of values which reflect their own local wisdom. However, many negative rumours have become widespread regarding this community. This article explores the marriage practices in Samin society and finds out how Samin society gives meaning to these marriage practices. It examines whether the practice of ‘virginity tests’ and ‘stray marriages’ exist in contemporary Samin society.


Everyday Conflict And Daily Stressors: Coping Responses Of Black Women, J. Camille Hall 2009 University of Tennessee - Knoxville

Everyday Conflict And Daily Stressors: Coping Responses Of Black Women, J. Camille Hall

J. Camille Hall, PhD., LCSW

The purpose of this study was to explore how Black women cope with the impact of daily stressors in their lives. To understand stress and coping among Black women, it was necessary to explore the interlocking effects of race, gender, and social class on these stressors and their effects on the women’s ability to cope with the consequences for their health and emotional and psychological well-being. An exploratory design with grounded theory methods was used to develop a midrange theory about stress and coping among Black women on the basis of the women’s experience with sociocultural factors, namely ...


Person-Organization Incongruence As A Predictor Of Right-Wing Authoritarianism, Social Dominance Orientation, And Heterosexism, Kristie L. Seelman, N. E. Walls 2009 Georgia State University

Person-Organization Incongruence As A Predictor Of Right-Wing Authoritarianism, Social Dominance Orientation, And Heterosexism, Kristie L. Seelman, N. E. Walls

Kristie L Seelman

Using a sample of 124 incoming social work graduate students, we examined whether levels of perceived incongruence with social work values and the perceived culture of a graduate social work program significantly correlate with social psychological constructs. The social psychological constructs are associated with maintenance and support for social stratification in general and with prejudicial attitudes based on sexual orientation more specifically. Results suggest that higher levels of cultural incongruence are associated with significantly higher levels of right-wing authoritarianism, social dominance orientation, hostile heterosexism, aversive heterosexism, and paternalistic heterosexism. Nonsignificant results emerged for amnestic heterosexism and positive stereotypic heterosexism. Implications ...


Homeownership And Parenting Practices: Evidence From The Community Advantage Panel, Michal Grinstein-Weiss, Trina R.W. Shanks, Kim R. Manturuk, Clinton C. Key, Jong-Gyu Paik, Johanna K.P. Greeson 2009 University of Pennsylvania

Homeownership And Parenting Practices: Evidence From The Community Advantage Panel, Michal Grinstein-Weiss, Trina R.W. Shanks, Kim R. Manturuk, Clinton C. Key, Jong-Gyu Paik, Johanna K.P. Greeson

Johanna K.P. Greeson, PhD, MSS, MLSP

This study examines whether there is a significant relationship between homeownership and engaged parenting practices among low- and moderate-income households. Using analytic methods which account for selection effects and clustering, we test whether homeownership can act as a protective factor against parental disengagement from children. Controlling for individual characteristics, analyses demonstrate that homeowners are more likely than renters to demonstrate engaged parenting behaviors such as organizing structured activities for their children. While renters are more likely to read to their children, the children of homeowners spend less time watching television and playing video games. Implications for low-income housing policy are ...


Challenges Of Sustainable Democracy In Nigeria (Edited By Emmanuel O. Ojo), Segun Oshewolo 2009 Landmark University, Omu-Aran, Kwara State, Nigeria

Challenges Of Sustainable Democracy In Nigeria (Edited By Emmanuel O. Ojo), Segun Oshewolo

Segun Oshewolo

No abstract provided.


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