The Impact of Perceived Teacher Support on Anti-Immigrant Attitudes from Early to Late Adolescence.

Published on Jun 15, 2019in Journal of Youth and Adolescence
· DOI :10.1007/S10964-019-00990-8
Marta Miklikowska8
Estimated H-index: 8
(Umeå University),
Jochem Thijs30
Estimated H-index: 30
(UU: Utrecht University),
Mikael Hjerm19
Estimated H-index: 19
(Umeå University)
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Abstract
Although research has shown that school context has consequences for intergroup attitudes, few studies have examined the role of teacher qualities, such as teacher support. In addition, previous re ...
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