Shoffner, Sarah M.

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Personal, family, and social characteristics of southern low-income young adults by occupational status/status congruence type 1984 87 This study involved the development and evaluation of a conceptual model integrating an occupational congruence perspective with one of occupational status attainment. A classification system was constructed to serve as an operational representation ...
Internal/external occupational status congruence and life/job satisfaction of southern low-income young adults 1984 94 The present study investigated the relationship between occupational status congruence among Southern low-income young adults and their perceptions of their current lives and jobs. Occupational status congruence was investigated from two perspectives...
Factors influencing the occupational aspirations of low-income Southern youth : a longitudinal study 1983 73 The present longitudinal study investigated the changing importance of factors influencing the occupational aspirations of low-income Southern youth over a 10-year span. Utilizing the status attainment modelling efforts of Blau and Duncan (1967) and ...
The measurement of changes in perception of spouse and marriage following a marriage enrichment experience 1985 10 The purpose of this research was to study changes in the perception of spouse and marriage by couples who participated in a marriage enrichment course. Several instruments used to measure these perceptions were examined for their sensitivity to chang...
Career and earner wives' preferences for the use of time and use of strategies for coping with time constraints 1986 18 Data from a mailed survey were used to compare preferences for the use of time between two groups of randomly selected, employed women, career (N = 85) and earner (N = 150) wives. Factor analysis produced seven dimensions of wives' preferences for th...
An intergenerational study of value socialization in a low-income Appalachian subculture 1988 12 The purpose of this study was to compare two competing explanations for the achievement value socialization process. The sociological explanation assumes that family background influences parent's achievement value orientation and goals for the child...
Sex roles and moral reasoning : the relationship between moral orientation and the social domain 1988 14 One purpose of the study was to examine the suggestion about moral reasoning put forth by Gilligan (1977, 1982, 1986) that there are two perspectives of a moral dilemma which are gender related. The second purpose was to extend current knowledge abou...
Sex roles, religiosity, and the response to courtship violence : predicting how long women remain in violent premarital relationships 1988 11 This study examined the impact of a woman's sex role attributes and attitudes, and her religiosity on the length of time she remained with a violent premarital partner after his first use of violence against her. It was expected that women who were m...
Gender-based differences in high school employment : is there differential socialization for work? 1992 18 This study explored the gender-based differences in high school employment experiences and possible contributors to those differences, such as parental support for employment, reasons for working or not working, aspirations, and six work-related atti...
Resiliency in children at risk : a multivariate profile analysis of protective factors for children of adolescent mothers 1995 8 The purpose of this longitudinal exploratory study was to investigate the protective processes that promote psychosocial competence in children who are at risk for maladaptive development. A resiliency model was developed and tested on a sample of 17...
Influence of family and work experience on occupational aspirations of adolescents : a path model 1993 6 The purpose of this study was to develop a theoretical model from which to test the influence of family background and work experience on the level of rural high school students' (N=381) occupational aspirations. In the basic model mother's occupatio...
The development of the Assessment of Intimacy in Marriage (AIM) instrument 1993 9 The purpose of this research was to develop an instrument to measure several dimensions of intimacy in marital relationships, and to test the psychometric properties of the instrument. Based on a review of the literature, a study of existing instrume...
Environmental learning style preferences of limited-resource women in adult education programs 1994 7 The purpose of this research was to identify learning style preferences of the limited-resource women who participate in educational programs with the Cooperative Extension Service in six counties of North Carolina. Five Extension Agents and three Ex...
Second wave women : self-efficacy and self-worth dimensions of professional women in their early middle years 1993 2 This study investigated factors which contribute to the global self-esteem of professional women assumed to be competent. Special interest was directed toward exploration of the extent to which these successful women had high self-efficacy yet low se...