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Understanding Peer Influence in Children and Adolescents

Edited by Mitchell J. Prinstein and Kenneth A. Dodge

255 Pages
Size: 6" x 9"
March 2010
ISBN 978-1-60623-647-5
Cat. #3647
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May 2008
ISBN 978-1-59385-397-6
Cat. #5397
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I. Introduction

1. Current Issues in Peer Influence Research, Mitchell J. Prinstein and Kenneth A. Dodge

II. Peer Influence Mechanisms

2. A Comprehensive Conceptualization of the Peer Influence Process in Adolescence, B. Bradford Brown, Jeremy P. Bakken, Suzanne W. Ameringer, and Shelly D. Mahon

3. Cognitive Social Influence: Moderation, Mediation, Modification, and...the Media, Frederick X. Gibbons, Elizabeth A. Pomery, and Meg Gerrard

4. Dynamics and Ecology of Adolescent Peer Influence, Thomas J. Dishion, Timothy F. Piehler, and Michael W. Myers

5. Deviance Regulation Theory: Applications to Adolescent Social Influence, Hart Blanton and Melissa Burkley

III. Altering Peer Influence Effects: Moderators and Interventions

6. Variation in Patterns of Peer Influence: Considerations of Self and Other, William M. Bukowski, Ana Maria Velasquez, and Mara Brendgen

7. Adolescent Peer Influences: Beyond the Dark Side, Joseph P. Allen and Jill Antonishak

8. Mobilizing and Weakening Peer Influence as Mechanisms for Changing Behavior: Implications for Alcohol Intervention Programs, Deborah A. Prentice

9. Identity Signaling, Social Influence, and Social Contagion, Jonah Berger

IV. Underexplored Contexts for Potential Peer Influence Effects

10. Homophily in Adolescent Romantic Relationships, Wyndol Furman and Valerie A. Simon

11. Peer Influence in Involuntary Social Groups: Lessons from Research on Bullying, Jaana Juvonen and Adriana Galván

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