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Research Interests

Coping strategies of low-income African-American families and children in inner-city neighborhoods; organized youth programs and youth development; health practices among inner-city African American families.

Education/Academic qualification

Sociology, Ph.D., University of Chicago

… → 1985

Sociology, M.A., University of Chicago

… → 1978

Sociology/Anthropology, B.S., Bradley University

… → 1975

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Research Output 1992 2019

“If You Have a Kid That’s Ready to Learn:” the Kindergarten Transition Experiences of Urban, Low-Income, African-American Preschoolers

Jarrett, R. L. & Coba-Rodriguez, S., Apr 16 2019, In : Journal of Poverty. 23, 3, p. 229-252 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

kindergarten
low income
school readiness
experience
qualitative interview
kindergarten teacher
school readiness
low income
teacher
school
African Americans
low income
Mothers
kindergarten
resilience
kindergarten
African Americans
low income
Mothers
Social Adjustment
low income
literacy
education
kindergarten
resilience

Activities 2002 2016

  • 3 Editorial activity
  • 3 Oral presentation

"We all about education": African-American mothers' involvement in kindergarten

Sarai Coba-Rodriguez (Speaker), Robin L Jarrett (Speaker)
Nov 2016

Activity: Talk typesOral presentation

Women, Gender, and Families of Color (Journal)

Robin L Jarrett (Editorial board member)
2013 → …

Activity: Editorial work typesEditorial activity

"So we kind of tag team..." African American extended kin and child literacy development

Sarai Coba-Rodriguez (Speaker), Robin L Jarrett (Speaker)
Nov 2015

Activity: Talk typesOral presentation

Journal of Adolescent Research (Journal)

Robin L Jarrett (Associate Editor)
2014 → …

Activity: Editorial work typesEditorial activity

Journal of Research on Adolescence (Journal)

Robin L Jarrett (Editorial board member)
20022005

Activity: Editorial work typesEditorial activity