Journal of Youth and Adolescence

, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp 7–16 | Cite as

Working youths: Select findings from an exploratory study

  • Michael Baizerman
  • Nicholas C. Cooper


An exploratory study of working youths in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, is reported. The purpose of the study was to learn more specific research questions and hypotheses for more rigorous research about the life situation and personal experiences of youths who work. Two hundred seventy-two youths were interviewed in one of three ways. Select findings from 51 cases are presented on the youths' orientation to their future. The implications of these select findings for professional practice in human services are noted and other research foci are suggested.


Research Question Health Psychology Personal Experience School Psychology Human Service 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Baizerman
    • 1
  • Nicholas C. Cooper
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Public HealthUniversity of MinnesotaUSA
  2. 2.School of Social WorkUniversity of MinnesotaUSA

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