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Title Understanding peer influence in children and adolescents / edited by Mitchell J. Prinstein, Kenneth A. Dodge.

Published New York : Guilford Press, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  303.327083 UNDE    AVAILABLE
 UniM Giblin Eunson  303.327083 UNDE    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 255 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Duke series in child development and public policy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Pt. I. Introduction -- 1. Current Issues in Peer Influence Research / Mitchell J. Prinstein and Kenneth A. Dodge -- Pt. II. Peer Influence Mechanisms -- 2. A Comprehensive Conceptualization of the Peer Influence Process in Adolescence / B. Bradford Brown, Jeremy P. Bakken, Suzanne W. Ameringer and Shelly D. Mahon -- 3. Cognitive Social Influence: Moderation, Mediation, Modification, and ... the Media / Frederick X. Gibbons, Elizabeth A. Pomery and Meg Gerrard -- 4. Dynamics and Ecology of Adolescent Peer Influence / Thomas J. Dishion, Timothy F. Piehler and Michael W. Myers -- 5. Deviance Regulation Theory: Applications to Adolescent Social Influence / Hart Blanton and Melissa Burkley -- Pt. III. Altering Peer Influence Effects: Moderators and Interventions -- 6. Variation in Patterns of Peer Influence: Considerations of Self and Other / William M. Bukowski, Ana Maria Velasquez and Mara Brendgen -- 7. Adolescent Peer Influences: Beyond the Dark Side / Joseph P. Allen and Jill Antonishak -- 8. Mobilizing and Weakening Peer Influence as Mechanisms for Changing Behavior: Implications for Alcohol Intervention Programs / Deborah A. Prentice -- 9. Identity Signaling, Social Influence, and Social Contagion / Jonah Berger -- Pt. IV. Underexplored Contexts for Potential Peer Influence Effects -- 10. Homophily in Adolescent Romantic Relationships / Wyndol Furman and Valerie A. Simon -- 11. Peer Influence in Involuntary Social Groups: Lessons from Research on Bullying / Jaana Juvonen and Adriana Galvan.
Summary "The book provides a comprehensive framework for understanding how peer influence operates, its role in adolescent development and socialization, and implications for intervention and prevention." "Presenting compelling theoretical and empirical advances - and identifying important directions for future research - this authoritative book belongs on the shelves of researchers, practitioners, and policymakers in developmental, clinical, and social psychology; social work; education; criminology, public policy; and related disciplines. It will serve as a supplemental text in graduate-level courses."--BOOK JACKET.
Other author Prinstein, Mitchell J., 1970-
Dodge, Kenneth A.
Subject Interpersonal relations in children.
Peer pressure in children.
Interpersonal relations in adolescence.
Peer pressure in adolescence.
ISBN 9781593853976 (hardcover)
1593853971 (hardcover)