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Demography (2012) 49 (2): 477–498.
Published: 10 February 2012
.... Further, internal-migrant and immigrant households are less likely to have characteristics that adversely affect schooling than nonmigrant households. Unsurprisingly, the children of nonmigrants have the worst outcomes among black youths. 18 1 2012 10 2 2012 © Population Association of...
Includes: Supplementary data
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Demography (2008) 45 (1): 55–77.
Published: 01 February 2008
... multilevel, longitudinal research design, combining individual-level data with contextual data from the Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods (PHDCN). Findings reveal that black youths face multiple layers of disadvantage relative to other racial and ethnic groups, and these layers work to...
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Demography (1990) 27 (4): 537–557.
Published: 01 November 1990
... about differences by gender composition of the pair are tested, using a framework derived from social comparison theory and a two-stage failure-time model. Results provide evidence of a direct but modest-sized older sibling effect for white but not black youth. This effect is approximately equal in...
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Demography (2016) 53 (3): 749–776.
Published: 15 April 2016
...David R. Mann; Todd Honeycutt Abstract Disability status —experiencing a functional limitation caused by a health condition—is dynamic throughout the life cycle, even during adolescence and young adulthood. We use data from the 1997 cohort of the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth to better...
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Demography (2006) 43 (3): 511–536.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Krista M. Perreira; Kathleen Mullan Harris; Dohoon Lee Abstract Using data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health), we find that first-generation youth of Hispanic, Asian, and African heritage obtain more education than their parents, but the second generation and...
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Demography (2001) 38 (3): 317–336.
Published: 01 August 2001
..., especially from Asia, are as likely as their native-born peers to be enrolled in high school, or more so. The “at-risk” immigrant youths with above-average levels of nonenrollment that are not reduced with longer exposure to American society are primarily of Hispanic Caribbean origins (from Puerto Rico, the...
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Demography (2019) 56 (1): 261–284.
Published: 05 December 2018
.... children, especially those from low-income and black families. Second, elevated risk of teen pregnancy and birth have been documented among youth involved with CPS, both those who remain in home and those who experience foster care (Brännström et al. 2015 ; Carpenter et al. 2001 ; Doyle 2007...
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Demography (2009) 46 (3): 493–512.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Robert Bozick Abstract Using a nationally representative sample of graduates from the high school class of 2003-2004, I test the warehouse hypothesis, which contends that youth are more likely to leave school and enter the labor force when there are available job opportunities (and vice versa...
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Demography (2011) 48 (1): 73–99.
Published: 23 February 2011
...Andrew Halpern-Manners Abstract While academic and policy circles have given much attention to the assimilatory experiences of Mexican immigrants in the United States, less is known about those who stay behind—an especially unfortunate oversight given the increasing number of Mexican youth with...
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Demography (2011) 48 (4): 1451–1472.
Published: 02 September 2011
... black adolescent females . Sexually Transmitted Diseases , 29 , 20 – 24 . 10.1097/00007435-200201000-00004 Elder , G. H. Jr ( 1995 ). The life course paradigm: Social change and individual development . In P. Moen , G. H. Elder Jr , & K. Luscher (Eds...
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Demography (2016) 53 (6): 2031–2043.
Published: 21 November 2016
..., considering an outcome with competing evidence about immigrants’ vulnerability versus risk: childhood obesity. More specifically, we investigate obesity among three generations of Mexican-origin youth relative to one another and to U.S.-born whites. We posit that risk is dependent on the intersection of...
Includes: Supplementary data
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Demography (2005) 42 (3): 447–468.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Alison Aughinbaugh; Charles R. Pierret; Donna S. Rothstein Abstract We investigated the sensitivity of measures of cognitive ability and socioemotional development to changes in parents’ marital status using data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, 1979. We used several scores for each...
Published: 12 September 2014
Fig. 2 White (gray lines) and black (black lines) health impairment trajectories from an unconstrained LCA: National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, 1980–2010 More
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Demography (1994) 31 (4): 593–602.
Published: 01 November 1994
... shape the birth control practices of women in their late teens and twenties. Data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Labor Force Experiences — Youth Cohort provide evidence that employment histories and wages influence birth control practices, net of the effects of family background, aspirations...
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Demography (2003) 40 (4): 759–783.
Published: 01 November 2003
... © Population Association of America 2003 2003 Social Capital American Sociological Review Recent Immigrant Immigrant Child Immigrant Youth References Alba R. , & Nee V. ( 1997 ). Rethinking Assimilation for a New Era of Immigration . International Migration Review , 31...
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Demography (2014) 51 (6): 2025–2045.
Published: 13 November 2014
... varies more for blacks than for whites among those who succumb to the same cause? We find that it is primarily the latter. For almost all causes of death, age at death is more variable for blacks than it is for whites, especially among women. Although some youthful causes of death, such as homicide and...
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Demography (1983) 20 (3): 353–367.
Published: 01 August 1983
... Youth Development, The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C. 20064 Abstract-The research reported herein, using samples of women interviewed in the 1965 and 1970 National Fertility Studies and the 1976 National Survey of Family Growth, shows that the sex of women's previous children has an...
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Demography (2011) 48 (2): 437–460.
Published: 14 April 2011
...Kevin J. A. Thomas Abstract This study examines how familial contexts affect poverty disparities between the children of immigrant and U.S.-born blacks, and among black and nonblack children of immigrants. Despite lower gross child poverty rates in immigrant than in U.S.-born black families...
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Demography (2011) 48 (1): 49–72.
Published: 03 February 2011
...Aslan Zorlu; Clara H. Mulder Abstract The dynamics of leaving home for youth from migrant families in the Netherlands are examined using individual administrative data on the 1977 and 1983 birth cohorts for the period 1999–2004. A competing-risks approach is applied to distinguish leaving home for...
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Demography (2004) 41 (4): 697–720.
Published: 01 November 2004
...Christopher R. Browning; Tama Leventhal; Jeanne Brooks-Gunn Abstract Evidence suggests that African American youths initiate sexual activity at earlier ages than do European American or Latino youths. Using data from a multilevel study in Chicago, we developed and tested a neighborhood-based model...