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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Elder, Glen H.
Children of the Land.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2014
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Glen H Elder; Rand D Conger
|Description:||1 online resource (404 pages).|
|Contents:||List of Illustrations; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Part 1. Rural Change and Life Chances; 1. Ties to the Land; Two Worlds of Childhood: Rural Decline and Urban Prosperity; The Iowa Project and Approach; Family Ties to the Land and Resourceful Pathways; Studying Lives in Changing Times: A Cautionary Note; 2. Families and the Generations; Family Continuity in Agriculture and Kinship; Social Ties in the Community; Values to Live By; Resourceful Families and Children; Part 2. Pathways to Competence; 3. Ties to Family and Land; Family Continuity and Change. Pathways to Success in High SchoolDevelopmental Risks and Success; Conclusion; 4. Always Work to Do; Some Developmental Meanings of Work; The Ecologies of Children's Labor; Work Paths to Competence; Productive Work Empowers; 5. Bridging Family and Community; Community Ties in a Rural Ecology; Doing Better or Worse than Expected; The Socially Embedded Family; 6. Wisdom of the Ages; Ways of Grandparenting; Grandparents in Young Lives; Significant Grandparents and Successful Development; Family Strength and Social Redundancy; 7. Church, Family, and Friends; Passing on Religion. From Church to Youth GroupReligious Ways and Competence; 8. Lessons from School; Activity Patterns through Adolescence; Getting Involved: The Influence of Family and School; Achieving Competence through Activities; Turning Points in Activities; Lessons for Life; 9. Achieving Success, Avoiding Trouble; Agrarian Culture and Youth Competence; Promoting Success and Avoiding Trouble; Questions of Resilience and Vulnerability; Putting the Story Together; Some Reflections; Part 3. Past, Present, and Future; 10. Legacies of the Land; Approaches and Some Alternatives. Pathways of Resilience for Young LivesMidwest Themes of a Rural Adolescence; Continuity and Change; Appendixes ; A. The Iowa Youth and Families Project; B. Measurements I: Indicators of Competence and Success; C. Measurements II: Other Indicators by Chapter; D. Analytic Approach: Identifying Resilient and Vulnerable Youth; E. Appendix Tables; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index.|
|Series Title:||MF-Studies on Successful Adolescent Deve.|