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Brooks-Gunn, Jeanne

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Works: 168 works in 704 publications in 2 languages and 15,325 library holdings
Genres: Longitudinal studies  Encyclopedias  Case studies  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Composer
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Most widely held works about Jeanne Brooks-Gunn
 
Most widely held works by Jeanne Brooks-Gunn
Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods (PHDCN) : Generalized Anxiety Disorder (Primary Caregiver), Wave 2, 1997-2000 by Felton Earls( )

114 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods (PHDCN) was a large-scale, interdisciplinary study of how families, schools, and neighborhoods affect child and adolescent development. One component of the PHDCN was the Longitudinal Cohort Study, which was a series of coordinated longitudinal studies that followed over 6,000 randomly selected children, adolescents, and young adults, and their primary caregivers over time to examine the changing circumstances of their lives, as well as the personal characteristics, that might lead them toward or away from a variety of antisocial behaviors. Numerous measures were administered to respondents to gauge various aspects of human development, including individual differences, as well as family, peer, and school influences. One such measure was the Provision of Social Relations (Subject and Young Adult) instrument. It was administered to the subjects belonging to Cohorts 6 to 18 to evaluate the social support received by the subject from family and friends. It is closely related to PROJECT ON HUMAN DEVELOPMENT IN CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOODS (PHDCN): PROVISION OF SOCIAL RELATIONS (SUBJECT), WAVE 1, 1994-1995 (ICPSR 13598) ... Cf.: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR13734
Encyclopedia of adolescence( Book )

9 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

V.1 A-L.- V.2 M-Index
He & she : how children develop their sex-role identity by Jeanne Brooks-Gunn( Book )

7 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the biological, social, environmental, and parental factors that influence and shape the sex roles acquired by infants, children, and adolescents
Adolescent mothers in later life by Frank F Furstenberg( Book )

28 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This landmark study traces the life histories of approximately 300 teenage mothers and their children over a seventeen-year period. From interview data and case studies, it provides a vivid account of the impact of early childbearing on young mothers and their children. Some remarkable and surprising results emerge from this unique study of the long term adaptation to early parenthood. It also offers refreshing insights into the unexplored connections between mothers' careers and the development of their children. Adolescent Mothers in Later Life will be an invaluable resource for all those interested in teenage pregnancy
Consequences of growing up poor by Greg J Duncan( Book )

14 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on their findings, the editors and contributors recommend more sharply focused child welfare policies targeted at specific eras and conditions of poor children's lives. They also weigh the relative need for income supplements, child care subsidies, and home interventions
Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods (PHDCN) : Pubertal Development Scale, Wave 1, 1994-1997 by Felton Earls( )

55 editions published in 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Completed the survey for themselves. The response format for questionnaire portion of the EASI Temperament Survey was 1 = uncharacteristic, 2 = somewhat uncharacteristic, 3 = neither, 4 = somewhat characteristic, and 5 = characteristic. Respondents were required to select one and only one answer for each question. The mean response of various questions was taken to form ten different scales that assessed distinct aspects of the subject's temperamental makeup. Scores ranged from 1 to 5 with higher scores suggesting that the particular trait was more characteristic of the subject being observed
Early child development in the 21st century : profiles of current research initiatives by Jeanne Brooks-Gunn( Book )

7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This single-volume resource provides detailed information on current large-scale and longitudinal research studies focusing on early childhood development--the situations and experiences of young American children. Twenty-eight studies are profiled, addressing such issues as early childhood interventions for children in poverty, neighborhood characteristics and residence patterns of children and their families, the role of fathers in families, school readiness and the transition to school, and maternal employment issues, including child care and welfare reform. (Midwest)
Neighborhood poverty( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social cognition and the acquisition of self by Michael Lewis( Book )

13 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1 The Origins of Self.- Social Cognition.- Duality of Self.- Theoretical Accounts of the Origins of Self.- Self Knowledge and Self Awareness.- Plan of This Volume.- 2 Mirror Representations of Self.- Mirror Study I.- Mirror Study II.- 3 Videotape Representations of Self and Others.- Videotape Study I.- Videotape Study II.- 4 Pictorial Representations of Self and Others.- Picture Study I.- Picture Study II.- 5 Verbal Labeling of Self and Others.- Labeling Study I.- Labeling Study II 150.- 6 Individual Differences in the Expression of Self Recognition.- 7 Self Recognition and Emotional Developme
Women in midlife by Grace K Baruch( Book )

8 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Study of Women In Midlife GRACE K. BARUCH AND JEANNE BROOKS-GUNN To describe the middle years-that relatively long span when one is neither young nor old-as a neglected period may no longer be accurate, given current scientific and popular interest in adult development and aging. But midlife is still too often seen merely as a kind of staging area on the way to old age, when one gathers one's forces and tries to stock up on assets-health, money, relationships-that will be needed for the rigors of the last phase of life. The middle years have been characterized more as a transition period than as a time of growth, satisfaction, and creativity. As this volume will show, although midlife is not without its difficulties, it is, for many women, a time of unexpected pleasure, even power. MAJOR THEMES A central theme of this volume is the impact of social change. The influence of economic conditions, of ideology, of the normative timing of such life events as age of marriage and childbearing, are addressed in many chapters from hlany different perspectives. Social changes are shown to have both negative and positive consequences. On the nega tive side, for example, the sex differential in life expectancy is a biosocial phenomenon that greatly restricts the availability of sexual partners-or, more precisely, heterosexual partners-for older women
Escape from poverty : what makes a difference for children? by P. Lindsay Chase-Lansdale( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poverty rate for children in the United States exceeds that of all other Western, industrialized nations except Australia. Moreover, poverty among children has increased substantially since 1970, affecting more than one-fifth of U.S. children. These persistent high rates require new ideas in both research and public policy. This volume presents such ideas. Four arenas of possible change are addressed: mothers' employment, child care, fathers' involvement, and access to health care. These four types of change have each been brought under the umbrella of the Family Support Act of 1988, after several years of debate over welfare reform. The goal of this landmark legislation is to enable poor families to escape poverty by requiring education, employment training opportunities for mothers, and improving child support by noncustodial fathers. Escape from Poverty is designed to examine the implications of these new policy-driven changes for children. The editors have developed an interdisciplinary perspective, involving demographers, developmental psychologists, economists, health experts, historians, and sociologists - a framework essential for addressing the complexities inherent in the links between the lives of poor adults and children in our society. This book will appeal to both researchers and policy makers
Transitions through adolescence : interpersonal domains and context( Book )

7 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Research on development during adolescence has flourished in the past decade, as scholars from many disciplines focused their attention on phenomena of maturation within different social contexts. This volume includes approaches from a variety of social science disciplines investigating adolescent transitions in three domains: the peer system, the family system, and school and work contexts. Different modes of investigation (e.g., survey research and ethnographic studies) and varieties of transitions that different adolescents experience add to the richness of the research tapestry presented. In addition to their focus on research, the chapters reflect recent advances in how adolescent transitions are conceptualized, strategies for interventions, and policy implications
Girls at puberty : biological and psychosocial perspectives by Jeanne Brooks-Gunn( Book )

10 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First-year maternal employment and child development in the first 7 years by Jeanne Brooks-Gunn( Book )

15 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using data from the first two phases of the NICHD Study of Early Child Care, the links between maternal employment in the first 12 months of life and cognitive, social, and emotional outcomes for children at age 3, age 4.5, and first grade are examined. Families in which mothers worked full time (55%), part time (23%) or did not work in the first year (22%) are compared. Most families involved non-Hispanic White children although some analyses did involve African-American children. Structural equation modeling results indicated that, on average, the associations between first-year maternal employment and later cognitive, social, and emotional outcomes are neutral because negative effects, where present, are offset by positive effects. The results confirmed that maternal employment in the first year of life may confer both advantages and disadvantages and that for the average non-Hispanic White child those effects balance each other
Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods (PHDCN) : My Exposure to Violence (Primary Caregiver), Wave 2, 1997-2000( )

16 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods (PHDCN) was a large-scale, interdisciplinary study of how families, schools, and neighborhoods affect child and adolescent development. One component of the PHDCN was the Longitudinal Cohort Study, which was a series of coordinated longitudinal studies that followed over 6,000 randomly selected children, adolescents, and young adults, and their primary caregivers over time to examine the changing circumstances of their lives, as well as the personal characteristics, that might lead them toward or away from a variety of antisocial behaviors. Numerous measures were administered to respondents to gauge various aspects of human development, including individual differences, as well as family, peer, and school influences. In Wave 2, a parent self-report version of the Exposure to Violence was administered to the primary caregiver of each subject belonging to Cohorts 0 to 6. It assessed the primary caregiver's past year exposure to different types of violent acts ... Cf.: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR13618
The role of family literacy environments in promoting young children's emerging literacy skills( Book )

7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conflict and cohesion in families : causes and consequences( Book )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a summer institute of the Family Research Consortium, this book presents theory and research from leading scholars working on issues of risk and resilience in families. Focusing on the splits and bonds that shape children''s development, this volume''s primary goal is to stimulate theoretical and empirical advances in research on family processes. It will be valuable to developmental, social, and clinical psychologists, sociologists, and family studies specialists
Neighbourhood influences on children's school readiness by Dafna E Kohen( Book )

7 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This study examines the influences of neighbourhood and family socio-economic characteristics on children's competencies associated with school readiness"--Page iii Executive Summary
Neighborhood poverty by Jeanne Brooks-Gunn( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Perhaps the most alarming phenomenon in American cities has been the transformation of many neighborhoods into isolated ghettos where poverty is the norm and violent crime, drug use, out-of-wedlock births, and soaring school dropout rates are rampant. Public concern over these destitute areas has focused on their most vulnerable inhabitants--children and adolescents. How profoundly does neighborhood poverty endanger their well-being and development? Is the influence of neighborhood more powerful than that of the family? 'Neighborhood poverty' approaches these questions with an insightful and wide-ranging investigation into the effect of community poverty on children's physical health, cognitive and verbal abilities, educational attainment, and social adjustment. This two-volume set offers the most current research and analysis from experts in the fields of child development, social psychology, sociology and economics. ... 'Volume II' incorporates empirical data on neighborhood poverty into discussions of policy and program development. The contributors point to promising community initiatives and suggest methods to strengthen neighborhood-based service programs for children. Several essays analyze the conceptual and methodological issues surrounding the measurement of neighborhood characteristics. These essays focus on the need to expand scientific insight into urban poverty by drawing on broader pools of ethnographic, epidemiological, and quantitative data. 'Volume II' explores the possibilities for a richer and more well-rounded understanding of neighborhood and poverty issues. To grasp the human cost of poverty, we must clearly understand how living in distressed neighborhoods impairs children's ability to function at every level. 'Neighborhood poverty' explores the multiple and complex paths between community, family, and childhood development. These two volumes provide and indispensable guide for social policy and demonstrate the power of interdisciplinary social science to probe complex social issues."--JSTOR website (viewed January 24, 2017)
Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods (PHDCN) Interviewer Impressions (Young Adult), Wave 3, 2000-2002( )

73 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Consequences of growing up poorEarly child development in the 21st century : profiles of current research initiativesNeighborhood povertyEscape from poverty : what makes a difference for children?Girls at puberty : biological and psychosocial perspectivesFirst-year maternal employment and child development in the first 7 yearsThe role of family literacy environments in promoting young children's emerging literacy skillsConflict and cohesion in families : causes and consequencesNeighborhood poverty