By Raymond Montemayor, Gerald R. Adams, Thomas P. Gullotta
This e-book summarizes and integrates idea and learn on youth from a variety of ethnic, financial, and geographic contexts. The publication goals to offer a extra balanced photo of those understudied and misunderstood children via concentrating on confident, fit improvement.
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S o m e family s t u d i e s h a v e c o n s i d e r e d c o m p e t e n c e o u t c o m e s p a r ticularly salient in t h e lives of adolescents in p o v e r t y . Stack a n d B u r t o n (1993) n o t e that, a m o n g African A m e r i c a n adolescents, early c a r e t a k i n g activities take place in a family n e t w o r k in w h i c h the conscription of kin for collective family tasks is n o t only n o r m a t i v e b u t itself a m e a s u r e of family-level c o m p e t e n c e . This h y p o t h e s i s is s u p p o r t e d b y d a t a s h o w i n g t h a t African A m e r i c a n adolescent m o t h e r s w h o experience greater s u p p o r t from their families (their m o t h e r s , in particular) are m o r e likely to finish school (Colletta & Lee, 1983).
These qualities often h a v e b e e n p o s i t e d as h a v i n g s o u r c e s early in d e v e l o p m e n t a n d often i n c l u d e factors s u c h as t e m p e r a m e n t or genetic v u l n e r a bilities. T h e y are t h e o r i z e d to increase t h e chances t h a t p r o x i m a l or later risks, s u c h as h a r s h p a r e n t i n g or a p o o r school e n v i r o n m e n t , will i m p a i r d e v e l o p m e n t . Resilience h a s b e e n defined as o v e r c o m i n g t h e o d d s of risk effects, t h e e m p l o y m e n t of successful c o p i n g in t h e face of stress, or recove r y from p a s t t r a u m a (Masten, Best, & G a r m e z y , 1990).