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Overview, Conclusions, and Key Recommendations

Rolf Loeber, David P. Farrington, James C. Howell, and Machteld Hoeve

in From Juvenile Delinquency to Adult Crime: Criminal Careers, Justice Policy and Prevention

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199828166
eISBN:
9780199951208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199828166.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Section I of this chapter summarizes the most important points of Chapters 2 to 5 and relevant portions of Chapter 10 (which concerns European issues) by addressing key findings that are relevant for ... More


 The Reconciliation Generation

Kathleen Garces-Foley

in Crossing the Ethnic Divide: The Multiethnic Church on a Mission

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195311082
eISBN:
9780199785322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311082.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the role young adults are playing in the push toward multiethnic churches and the converging factors — both secular and religious — that have contributed to their diversity. ... More


Dying as a teenager or young person

Anne Grinyer

in Death, Dying, and Social Differences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599295
eISBN:
9780191731532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599295.003.0037
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses the provision of age-appropriate end of life care to adolescents and young adults. The particular needs of the age group have been recognized in policy documents and measures ... More


Functional Connectivity During Memory Tasks in Healthy Aging and Dementia

Cheryl L. Grady

in Cognitive Neuroscience of Aging: Linking cognitive and cerebral aging

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195156744
eISBN:
9780199864171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156744.003.0012
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

This chapter reviews functional neuroimaging studies of memory in young adults, older adults, and patients with dementia that have used the traditional univariate subtraction approach. It shows how ... More


Introduction

Rolf Loeber and David P. Farrington

in From Juvenile Delinquency to Adult Crime: Criminal Careers, Justice Policy and Prevention

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199828166
eISBN:
9780199951208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199828166.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter intrudes the key elements of this volume. This volume focuses on the age period between mid adolescence and early adulthood (roughly ages 15-29) and it addresses what we know about ... More


Cognitive Training in Healthy Aging: A Cognitive Neuroscience Perspective

Lars Nyberg

in Cognitive Neuroscience of Aging: Linking cognitive and cerebral aging

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195156744
eISBN:
9780199864171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156744.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

This chapter begins with a review of studies on the effectiveness of various forms of cognitive training on the performance of younger and older adults. It then presents results from structural and ... More


 The Multiethnic Church in Society

Kathleen Garces-Foley

in Crossing the Ethnic Divide: The Multiethnic Church on a Mission

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195311082
eISBN:
9780199785322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311082.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter speculates on the future development of multiethnic churches by looking at the factors that propelled Evergreen Baptist Church to its new identity. It is argued that the new Evergreen ... More


Adult Age Differences in Episodic Memory: Item-Specific, Relational, and Distinctive Processing

Rebekah E. Smith

in Distinctiveness and Memory

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195169669
eISBN:
9780199847563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169669.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Younger adults often perform better than older adults do on memory tests. Researchers interested in these age-associated performance differences have at times drawn concepts from the “mainstream” ... More


The Transition to Adulthood Among Youth “Aging Out” of Care: What Have We Learned?

Amy Dworsky

in Child Welfare Research: Advances for Practice and Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195304961
eISBN:
9780199863648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304961.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

Approximately 20,000 foster youth are discharged by state child welfare agencies each year to live on their own. This chapter examines what happens to these foster youth after they leave care. It ... More


Health Disparities for Homosexual Youth: The Children Left Behind

Gary Remafedi

in Unequal Opportunity: Health Disparities Affecting Gay and Bisexual Men in the United States

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301533
eISBN:
9780199863815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301533.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides a systematic review of the experiences of gay and bisexual adolescents and youth in the United States that affect physical and mental health. It begins by addressing ... More


Congregations That Get It: Understanding Religious Identities in the Next Generation

Tobin Belzer, Richard W. Flory, Nadia Roumani, and Brie Loskota

in Passing on the Faith: Transforming Traditions for the Next Generation of Jews, Christians, and Muslims

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226474
eISBN:
9780823236640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226474.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Organized religion in the United States is on the threshold of a seismic shift. Today, religious and community leaders are witnessing a crisis in the transmission of ... More


A Life Course Approach to Women's Health

Diana Kuh and Rebecca Hardy (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192632890
eISBN:
9780191723629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632890.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

How far is the health of middle-aged and older women shaped by biological, social, and psychological processes that begin in pre-natal development, childhood, adolescence, or early adult life? Do ... More


Sexual Orientation and Family Lives

Charlotte J. Patterson

in Handbook of Psychology and Sexual Orientation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765218
eISBN:
9780199979585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765218.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Like others around them, lesbian, gay, and bisexual people are born into families, sustain lifelong relationships with members of their birth families, and create new families of their own. This ... More


Historical Trends in Patterns of Time Use among Young Adults in Developed Countries

Anne H. Gauthier and Frank F. Furstenberg Jr.

in On the Frontier of Adulthood: Theory, Research, and Public Policy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226748894
eISBN:
9780226748924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226748924.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Time use among young people varies greatly during the transition to adulthood and is strongly regulated by social roles, constraints, and obligations. Yet, time use has not been one of the indicators ... More


Cognitive aging: A view from brain imaging

Lars Nyberg and Lars Bäckman

in New Frontiers in Cognitive Aging

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198525691
eISBN:
9780191689369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525691.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter summarizes functional brain imaging studies of working memory and episodic memory in younger adults. Studies with positron emission tomography (PET) and functional magnetic resonance ... More


Young people and 'risk'

Maggie Blyth, Enver Solomon, and Kerry Baker (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420008
eISBN:
9781447304364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420008.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Alongside the current media public preoccupation with high-risk offenders, there has been a shift towards a greater focus on risk and public protection in UK criminal justice policy. Much of the ... More


Introduction: Why Horror? (Or, The Importance of Being Frightened)

Jessica R. McCort

in Reading in the Dark: Horror in Children's Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781496806444
eISBN:
9781496806482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496806444.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The introduction begins the book’s discussion of why some children and young adults are drawn to horror. It attempts to define the term “horror,” especially in relation to children’s literature and ... More


Yo-yo transitions and misleading trajectories: towards Integrated Transition Policies for young adults in Europe

Manuela du Bois-Reymond and Andreu López Blasco

in Young people and contradictions of inclusion: Towards Integrated Transition Policies in Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345547
eISBN:
9781447304357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345547.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter provides a theoretical framework for understanding the structural and biographical changes that have led to a destandardisation of young people's transitions. Illustrated by the metaphor ... More


The Mortality Crisis in East Germany

Regina T. Riphahn and Klaus F. Zimmermann

in The Mortality Crisis in Transitional Economies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297413
eISBN:
9780191685347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297413.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The fall of the government of the German Democratic Republic as well as its social and political system created a great shock among the people living in East Germany. The marriage rate declined as ... More


Analyzing Chinese Identity Today: New Insights into Identity Rankings of Young Adults in Urban China

Shutian Zhang and Steve Kulich

in Discourses of Cultural China in the Globalizing Age

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099128
eISBN:
9789882206847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099128.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter deals with the emergence of hybrid identities in urban China, Shanghai. It argues that studying identity, particularly through personal ranking preferences contributes significantly to ... More


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