Social Interactions in Adolescence and Promoting Positive Social Contributions of Youth

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

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780815332954
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/28/1999
  • 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 Significance 1
Friendships and Social Networks in Childhood and Adolescence: Fluidity, Reliability, and Interrelations 14
Daily Companionship in Late Childhood and Early Adolescence: Changing Developmental Contexts 30
Parenting Practices and Peer Group Affiliation in Adolescence 47
Life Stress, Social Support, and Locus of Control During Early Adolescence: Interactive Effects 63
Concepts of Romance in 15-Year-Old Adolescents 75
Adolescents' Development of Romantic Friendship and Change in Favorite Leisure Contexts 96
Sisters' and Girlfriends' Sexual and Childbearing Behavior: Effects on Early Adolescent Girls' Sexual Outcomes 111
Longitudinal Adjustment Patterns of Boys and Girls Experiencing Early, Middle, and Late Sexual Intercourse 123
The Impact of Apprenticeship on Youth: A Prospective Analysis 135
Prevention, Promotion, and Policy
Comprehensive Health Care for High-Risk Adolescents: An Evaluation Study 165
Peer Counseling in the Secondary Schools: A Community Mental Health Project for Youth 172
Life Events and Adjustment in Adolescents: The Significance of Event Independence, Desirability, and Chronicity 189
Great Transitions: Preparing American Youth for the 21st Century - The Role of Research 217
Health Promotion for Adolescents: Preventive and Corrective Strategies Against Problem Behavior 235
Features and Principles of Effective Youth Programs: Promoting Positive Youth Development Through the Integrative Vision of Family and Consumer Sciences 256
Promoting Competent Young People in Competence-Enhancing Environments: A Systems-Based Perspective on Primary Prevention 262
Community Strategies for the Reduction of Youth Drinking: Theory and Application 275
Community Service and Political-Moral Identity in Adolescents 303
Acknowledgments 317
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