The Friendship Factor: Helping Our Children Navigate Their Social World--and Why It Matters For Their Success And Happiness

April 29, 2003|
The Friendship Factor: Helping Our Children Navigate Their Social World--and Why It Matters For Their Success And Happiness by Kenneth Rubin
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Based on twenty-five years of research on friendship, Dr. Kenneth H. Rubin reveals the importance of children's social development to their emotional and intellectual growth—and future success. In The Friendship Factor he uses vivid case studies to differentiate normal development from potential problems and real distress, exploring how to:
  • Distinguish between a solitary child and a lonely child

  • Encourage the development of "popularity-as-likability," not "dominance"

  • Help an easily angered child be less aggressive

  • Increase a child's social ability with specific skills and strategies

Kenneth H. Rubin, Ph.D., an internationally renowned researcher in child development, is a Professor in the Department of Human Development and Director of the Center for Children, Relationships, and Culture at the University of Maryland. Featured in publications such as Parents Magazine, Parenting, Redbook, and The New York Times Sund...
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Title:The Friendship Factor: Helping Our Children Navigate Their Social World--and Why It Matters For The...Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:336 pages, 7.99 X 5.35 X 0.7 inShipping dimensions:336 pages, 7.99 X 5.35 X 0.7 inPublished:April 29, 2003Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0142001899

ISBN - 13:9780142001899

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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