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Cedarville University

Master of Education Research Theses

Sociology

2011

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Parents’ Perspective Of The Young Marines As A Youth Leadership Program, Rebecca Van Deusen Jul 2011

Parents’ Perspective Of The Young Marines As A Youth Leadership Program, Rebecca Van Deusen

Master of Education Research Theses

Despite the number of youth development programs, little is clear about the essence and structure of the Young Marines through the eyes of the parents. Drawing on both the literature and the data gathered through in-depth interviews from parents, this study aims to examine parents’ views, their understanding and perspective. Data collected for this study comes from one primary source: Young Marines, Quantico, VA. Through a phenomenological study, the researcher’s participants give insight, knowledge, and descriptive life experiences about the Young Marines. Materials provided by the National Young Marines website was beneficial and necessary as no data represents the ...