Section 64
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Working in High School and Adaptation in the Transition to Young Adulthood among African American Youth

José A. Bauermeister; Marc, A. Zimmerman; Tracey, E. Barnett; Cleopatra Howard Caldwell

Journal of Youth and Adolescence 36(7): 877-890


ISSN/ISBN: 0047-2891
DOI: 10.1007/s10964-007-9196-0
Accession: 063634655

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Researchers have found mixed support for documenting whether work is protective or harmful during adolescence. This study examined the association between work and problem behaviors among African American youth (N = 592; 53% female; M = 14.8 years, SD = .60) followed from mid-adolescence to young adulthood over eight Waves (90% response rate over the first four Waves and a 68% response rate across all eight Waves).

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