Social Interactions in Adolescence and Promoting Positive Social Contributions of Youth

Social Interactions in Adolescence and Promoting Positive Social Contributions of Youth

by Richard M. Lerner, Daniel F. Perkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815332955

ISBN-13: 9780815332954

Pub. Date: 09/28/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.  See more details below

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First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815332954
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/28/1999
Series:
Adolescence Series, #6
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Issues in Studying Social Interactions In, and Promoting the Positive Development of, Adolescents
Social Interactions: Peers, Parents, Love, and Work
The Company They Keep: Friendships and Their Developmental Significance1
Friendships and Social Networks in Childhood and Adolescence: Fluidity, Reliability, and Interrelations14
Daily Companionship in Late Childhood and Early Adolescence: Changing Developmental Contexts30
Parenting Practices and Peer Group Affiliation in Adolescence47
Life Stress, Social Support, and Locus of Control During Early Adolescence: Interactive Effects63
Concepts of Romance in 15-Year-Old Adolescents75
Adolescents' Development of Romantic Friendship and Change in Favorite Leisure Contexts96
Sisters' and Girlfriends' Sexual and Childbearing Behavior: Effects on Early Adolescent Girls' Sexual Outcomes111
Longitudinal Adjustment Patterns of Boys and Girls Experiencing Early, Middle, and Late Sexual Intercourse123
The Impact of Apprenticeship on Youth: A Prospective Analysis135
Prevention, Promotion, and Policy
Comprehensive Health Care for High-Risk Adolescents: An Evaluation Study165
Peer Counseling in the Secondary Schools: A Community Mental Health Project for Youth172
Life Events and Adjustment in Adolescents: The Significance of Event Independence, Desirability, and Chronicity189
Great Transitions: Preparing American Youth for the 21st Century - The Role of Research217
Health Promotion for Adolescents: Preventive and Corrective Strategies Against Problem Behavior235
Features and Principles of Effective Youth Programs: Promoting Positive Youth Development Through the Integrative Vision of Family and Consumer Sciences256
Promoting Competent Young People in Competence-Enhancing Environments: A Systems-Based Perspective on Primary Prevention262
Community Strategies for the Reduction of Youth Drinking: Theory and Application275
Community Service and Political-Moral Identity in Adolescents303
Acknowledgments317

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