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What it means to be a good father : a test of identity theory
There is a dearth of research focusing on fathering in families of color. The present study argues that ecological factors, especially SES and neighborhood quality, exert a strong influence on racial and ethnic differences ...
Teacher characteristics and race/ethnic and economic disparities in academic achievement at the start of elementary school
As an exploration of some of the major provisions of NCLB, this dissertation applies the resource substitution perspective (Mirowsky & Ross, 2003) to the early years of elementary school and examines various forms of teacher ...
Perceived racial/ethnic discrimination, hope, and social connectedness: examining the predictors of future orientation among emerging adults
Decisions made during the transitional age of 18-30, may influence the health and well being of individuals for many years to come. Perhaps more than any earlier life stages, emerging adults have the potential to explore ...