Handbook of Peer Interactions, Relationships, and Groups by Kenneth H. RubinHandbook of Peer Interactions, Relationships, and Groups by Kenneth H. Rubin

Handbook of Peer Interactions, Relationships, and Groups

byKenneth H. RubinEditorWilliam M. Bukowski, Brett Laursen

Paperback | January 31, 2011

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This comprehensive, authoritative handbook covers the breadth of theories, methods, and empirically based findings on the ways in which children and adolescents contribute to one another's development. Leading researchers review what is known about the dynamics of peer interactions and relationships from infancy through adolescence. Topics include methods of assessing friendship and peer networks; early romantic relationships; individual differences and contextual factors in children's social and emotional competencies and behaviors; group dynamics; and the impact of peer relations on achievement, social adaptation, and mental health. Salient issues in intervention and prevention are also addressed.
Kenneth H. Rubin, PhD, is Professor of Human Development and Director of the Center for Children, Relationships, and Culture at the University of Maryland. His research interests include children’s peer and family relationships and their social and emotional development. Dr. Rubin is the recipient of a Killam Research Fellowship (Canad...
Title:Handbook of Peer Interactions, Relationships, and GroupsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:654 pages, 18.75 × 7 × 0.68 inPublished:January 31, 2011Publisher:Guilford PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1609182227

ISBN - 13:9781609182229


Table of Contents

I. Introduction: History and Theory1. Critical Issues and Theoretical Viewpoints,Willard W. Hartup2. Trends, Travails, and Turning Points in Early Research on Children's Peer Relationships: Legacies and Lessons for Our Time?,Gary W. LaddII. Social Behaviors, Interactions, Relationships, and Groups: What Should be Measured, How, and Why?3. Children's Behaviors and Interactions with Peers,Richard A. Fabes,Carol Lynn Martin, andLaura D. Hanish4. Methods for Investigating Children's Relationships with Friends,Thomas J. BerndtandMelissa A. McCandless5. Sociometric Methods,Antonius H. N. Cillessen6. Assessment of the Peer Group: Identifying Naturally Occurring Social Networks and Capturing Their Effects,Thomas A. KindermannandScott D. GestIII. Infancy and Early Childhood7. The Beginnings of Peer Relations,Dale F. Hay,Marlene Caplan, andAlison Nash8. Peer Interactions and Play in Early Childhood,Robert J. CoplanandKimberleyA. Arbeau9. Social-Emotional Competence in Early Childhood,Linda Rose-KrasnorandSusanne Denham10. Friendship in Early Childhood,Carollee Howes11. Structural Descriptions of Social Transactions among Young Children: Affiliation and Dominance in Preschool Groups,Brian E. VaughnandAntónio José SantosIV. Middle Childhood and Early Adolescence12. Friendship as Process, Function, and Outcome,William M. Bukowski,Clairneige Motzoi, andFelicia Meyer13. The Behavioral Basis of Acceptance, Rejection, and Perceived Popularity,Steven R. AsherandKristina L. McDonald14. Social Exclusion in Childhood and Adolescence,Melanie Killen,Adam Rutland, andNoah Simon Jampol15. Conflict in Peer Relationships,Brett LaursenandGwen Pursell16. Aggression and Peer Relationships in School-Age Children: Relational and Physical Aggression in Group and Dyadic Contexts,Nicki R. Crick,Dianna Murray-Close,Peter E. L. Marks, andNazanin Mohajeri-Nelson17. Avoiding and Withdrawing from the Peer Group,Kenneth H. Rubin,Julie C. Bowker, andAmy E. Kennedy18. Bullies, Victims, and Bully-Victim Relationships in Middle Childhood and Early Adolescence,Christina SalmivalliandKätlin Peets19. Adolescent Romantic Relationships and Experiences,Wyndol FurmanandW. Andrew Collins20. Informal Peer Groups in Middle Childhood and Adolescence,B. Bradford BrownandErin L. DietzV. Distal Correlates of Children's Peer Relationships21. Sex Differences in Peer Relationships,Amanda J. RoseandRhiannon L. Smith22. Race and Ethnicity in Peer Relations Research,Sandra Graham,April Z. Taylor, andAlice Y. Ho23. Neighborhood Contexts of Peer Relationships and Groups,Håkan StattinandMargaret Kerr24. Peer Interactions and Relationships from a Cross-Cultural Perspective,Xinyin Chen,Janet Chung, andCelia HsiaoVI. Proximal Correlates of Children's Social Skills and Peer Relationships25. Genetic Factors in Children's Peer Relations,Mara BrendgenandMichel Boivin26. Temperament, Self-Regulation, and Peer Social Competence,Nancy Eisenberg,Julie Vaughan, andClaire Hofer27. Child-Parent Attachment Relationships, Peer Relationships, and Peer-Group Functioning,Cathryn Booth-LaForceandKathryn A. Kerns28. Family Influences on Children's Peer RelationshipsHildy RossandNina HoweVII. Childhood Peer Experiences and Later Adjustment29. Peers and Academic Functioning at School,Kathryn R. Wentzel30. Peer Reputations and Psychological Adjustment,Mitchell J. Prinstein,Diana Rancourt,John D. Guerry, andCaroline B. Browne31. The Role of Friendship in Child and Adolescent Psychosocial Development,Frank Vitaro,Michel Boivin, andWilliam M. BukowskiVIII. Translation and Policy32. Deviant by Design: Peer Contagion in Development, Interventions, and Schools,Thomas J. DishionandTimothy F. Piehler33. Social Skills Training to Improve Peer Relations,Karen L. BiermanandC. J. Powers