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Ecology of Adolescent Risk and Protective Factors that Contribute to Academic Success in Myanmar

Abstract School failure among children and adolescents has long been a serious issue in Myanmar. The recent statistics indicate that a large number of adolescents do not complete high school. As a consequence, they lose prosperous work opportunities and ability to earn an adequate income. These outcomes highlight a need to study the factors that hamper academic success of adolescents in Myanmar. Academic success is a complex concept and needs a multidimensional perspective to gain an accurate understanding of factors associated with it. Therefore, this study used an ecological risk/protective model and identified risk and protective factors that contribute to academic success of adolescents through five ecological systems of an adolescent: individua... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Lynn, Zayar (Author) / Krysik, Judy Lynn (Advisor) / Klimek, Barbara G (Committee member) / Morales, Joanne Elisabeth (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Social work / Academic Success / Adolescents / Ecology / Myanmar / Protective / Risk
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 134 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Social Work 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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