In Loco Parentis: How Social Connections Beyond Families Affect Children's Social Adjustment

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This study explored the relationship between characteristics of children's families and their social adjustment and how extra-familial connections affect this relationship. According to human ecological theory, children who are in jeopardy through higher-risk family systems and other social forces were expected to be protected from sociocultural risks by social connections in such settings as school, church, kin groups, and neighborhood.

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Davy, Rhett A. (Rhett Arawa) May 1997.

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This study explored the relationship between characteristics of children's families and their social adjustment and how extra-familial connections affect this relationship. According to human ecological theory, children who are in jeopardy through higher-risk family systems and other social forces were expected to be protected from sociocultural risks by social connections in such settings as school, church, kin groups, and neighborhood.

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Davy, Rhett A. (Rhett Arawa). In Loco Parentis: How Social Connections Beyond Families Affect Children's Social Adjustment, dissertation, May 1997; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278341/: accessed August 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .