According to Hirschi's social control theory, this study tried to find out relationships among attachment, involvement, commitment, belief and academic adjustment problems of junior high school students in Taiwanese metropolitan. The stratified random sampling method was adopted to draw an effective sample of 747 students. Nested regression modes were used to analyze the collected data. The findings revealed that: 1) There were evidences to support the correlation between academic adjustment problems and social bonds such as the attachment to parents, attachment to school, commitment, involvement and belief; 2) attachments to parents and to school played an important role in the explanation of adolescents' academic adjustment problems; 3) The results of regression model verified that there were interaction effects among attachments to parents and to peers, involvement, and belief on adolescents' academic adjustment problems; 4) The social control theory is more suitable to explain minor delinquency, such as academic adjustment problems; Based on the findings, some suggestions were provided in the study.
|Translated title of the contribution||Impacts of Attachment, Involvement, Commitment, and Belief on Adolescent Academic Adjustment Problems-Rethinking of Social Control Theory|
|Original language||Chinese (Traditional)|
|Journal||青少年犯罪防治研究期刊 = Journal of Research in Delinquency and Prevention|
|Publication status||Published - 2015 Jun|