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Author Ladd, Gary W., 1950-
Title Children's peer relations and social competence : a century of progress / Gary W. Ladd
Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, c2005
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  BF723.I646 L33 2005    AVAILABLE    30610020223681
Descript x, 436 p. ; 24 cm
Series Current perspectives in psychology
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 351-419) and index
The founding of the peer relations discipline : early agendas and research endeavors -- The emergence of peer interaction and sociability -- Defining and describing children's peer relationships -- Making friends and becoming accepted in peer groups : the processes of relationship formation -- Social competence and the search for its origins -- Contributions of peer relationships to children's development and adjustment -- New evidence about children's peer relationships and the processes of relationship formation, maintenance, and change -- The search for the origins of social competence revisited -- New directions in research on the contributions of peer relationships to children's development and adjustment innovative agendas -- Peer victimization is investigated as another aspect of children's peer relations -- The role of gender, emotion, and culture in children's social competence and peer relationships -- Conclusion: appraising the scientific study of children's peer relations and social competence
Subject Interpersonal relations in children
Friendship in children
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