Handbook of Peer Interactions, Relationships, and Groups

ISBN-10: 1609182227

ISBN-13: 9781609182229

Edition: 2009

Authors: Kenneth H. Rubin, William M. Bukowski, Brett Laursen

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List price: $60.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Publication date: 1/31/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 654
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.508

Kenneth H. Rubin is a researcher in child development, a professor in the Department of Human Development and director of the Center for Children, Relationships, and Culture at the University of Maryland. He is the father of two grown children and lives with his wife in North Potomac, Maryland.

Introduction: History and Theory
Critical Issues and Theoretical Viewpoints
Trends, Travails, and Turning Points in Early Research on Children's Peer Relationships: Legacies and Lessons for Our Time?
Social Behaviors, Interactions, Relationships, and Groups: What Should Be Measured, How, and Why?
Children's Behaviors and Interactions with Peers
Methods for Investigating Children's Relationships with Friends
Sociometric Methods
Assessment of the Peer Group: Identifying Naturally Occurring Social Networks and Capturing Their Effects
Infancy and Early Childhood
The Beginnings of Peer Relations
Peer Interactions and Play in Early Childhood
Social-Emotional Competence in Early Childhood
Friendship in Early Childhood
Structural Descriptions of Social Transactions among Young Children: Affiliation and Dominance in Preschool Groups
Middle Childhood and Early Adolescence
Friendship as Process, Function, and Outcome
The Behavioral Basis of Acceptance, Rejection, and Perceived Popularity
Social Exclusion in Childhood and Adolescence
Conflict in Peer Relationships
Aggression and Peer Relationships in School-Age Children: Relational and Physical Aggression in Group and Dyadic Contexts
Avoiding and Withdrawing from the Peer Group
Bullies, Victims, and Bully-Victim Relationships in Middle Childhood and Early Adolescence
Adolescent Romantic Relationships and Experiences
Informal Peer Groups in Middle Childhood and Adolescence
Distal Correlates of Children's Peer Relationships
Sex Differences in Peer Relationships
Race and Ethnicity in Peer Relations Research
Neighborhood Contexts of Peer Relationships and Groups
Peer Interactions and Relationships from a Cross-Cultural Perspective
Proximal Correlates of Children's Social Skills and Peer Relationships
Genetic Factors in Children's Peer Relations
Temperament, Self-Regulation, and Peer Social Competence
Child-Parent Attachment Relationships, Peer Relationships, and Peer-Group Functioning
Family Influences on Children's Peer Relationships
Childhood Peer Experiences and Later Adjustment
Peer and Academic Functioning at School
Peer Reputations and Psychological Adjustment
The Role of Friendship in Child and Adolescent Psychosocial Development
Translation and Policy
Deviant by Design: Peer Contagion in Development, Interventions, and Schools
Social Skills Training to Improve Peer Relations
Author Index
Subject Index
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