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Forbidden Fruit: Sex and Religion in the Lives of American Teenagers

Mark D. Regnerus

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195320947
eISBN:
9780199785452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320947.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Americans remain deeply ambivalent about teenage sexuality. Many presume that such uneasiness is rooted in religion. This book tackles such questions as: how exactly does religion contribute to the ... More


Conclusion

Jana Matthews and Jeff Dennis

in Lessons From the Edge: Survival Skills for Starting and Growing a Company

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195168259
eISBN:
9780199849734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168259.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

For aspiring business owners, this book hopefully has inspired avoidance of “the edge”. For those who are already experiencing the edge, the book contains help for those people to evaluate the ... More


Kin Groups, Peer Groups, and Variation

Nancy C. Dorian

in Investigating Variation: The Effects of Social Organization and Social Setting

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195385939
eISBN:
9780199870141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385939.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter demonstrates the limited effect of kin groups on variant‐use patterns. The usage of four sets of siblings plus the mother of one sibling set is examined. Percentages of use of all ... More


Popularity without Oppression

Mark McCormack

in The Declining Significance of Homophobia: How Teenage Boys are Redefining Masculinity and Heterosexuality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199778249
eISBN:
9780199933051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778249.003.0025
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines the social and friendship dynamics of teenage boys in schools where overt homophobia is absent. Highlighting that boys at Standard High do not ascribe to the orthodox tenets of ... More


Working Together

Vivian Center Seltzer

in Peer-Impact Diagnosis and Therapy: A Handbook for Successful Practice with Adolescents

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740422
eISBN:
9780814741023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740422.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter describes Peer Arena Lens (PAL) group therapy with adolescents. PAL group therapy is designed to assist troubled adolescents in working through their need for a defensive glitch and to ... More


The Magic of Mesosystems, Seedbeds of Solidarity

Barbara Bennett Woodhouse

in The Ecology of Childhood: How Our Changing World Threatens Children's Rights

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780814794845
eISBN:
9780814784655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794845.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Chapter four explores how the activities and relationships occurring in the spaces where microsystems overlap function as seedbeds of solidarity, generating a shared sense of identity, fostering ... More


Children

Alan Bullock and F. W. D. Deakin

in France 1848–1945

Published in print:
1973
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221043
eISBN:
9780191678400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221043.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The myths about marriage are paralleled by myths about children. A large proportion of France's children did not have a full family life. Around 1900, for every 15 families that had both father and ... More


PAL and the Professional: Davey’s Story

Vivian Center Seltzer

in Peer-Impact Diagnosis and Therapy: A Handbook for Successful Practice with Adolescents

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740422
eISBN:
9780814741023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740422.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter presents a case study—that of a fourteen-year-old Black male of Caribbean descent in the ninth grade who lived in a lower-middle-class neighborhood near a large New Jersey city—to ... More


PAL Group Therapy in Action: Two Case Studies

Vivian Center Seltzer

in Peer-Impact Diagnosis and Therapy: A Handbook for Successful Practice with Adolescents

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740422
eISBN:
9780814741023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740422.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter presents two case studies that illustrate the structure and process of Peer Arena Lens (PAL) group therapy. Both cases involve teenage girls, one from a middle-class Latino family and ... More


Conclusion

Vivian Center Seltzer

in Peer-Impact Diagnosis and Therapy: A Handbook for Successful Practice with Adolescents

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740422
eISBN:
9780814741023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740422.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book has explored confusing adolescent behavior from a Peer Arena lens. Recognizing such behavior as primarily the result of psychological interactions and comparison with peers provides an ... More


Some thoughts on the broader context: neighbourhoods and peers

Ann Hagell, Sarah Curtis, Shari Daya, Yasmin Khatib, Rachel Pain, Catherine Rothon, Stephen Stansfeld, and Ann Hagell

in Changing Adolescence: Social Trends and Mental Health

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781447301042
eISBN:
9781447307242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301042.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

How do the broader social structures and environments shape the everyday life of young people? How are routines created and social behaviour organised? For example, young people spend a great deal of ... More


Theory and Empirical Strategy

Courtney J. Fung

in China and Intervention at the UN Security Council: Reconciling Status

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198842743
eISBN:
9780191878671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842743.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 3 focuses on theory and empirical strategy. The chapter defines status and situates it against oft-interchanged concepts like honor, prestige, and reputation, and identifies gaps in the ... More


Gender, Dispositions, Peer Relations, and Identity: Toward an Integrative Developmental Model

Campbell Leaper

in Gender, Sex, and Sexualities: Psychological Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190658540
eISBN:
9780190658571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190658540.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter considers possible ways that peer relations, group identity, and dispositional preferences are interrelated and contribute to children’s gender development. The author advances an ... More


Childhood Aggression in the Family and the Community

Cynthia Hudley

in You Did That on Purpose: Understanding and Changing Children's Aggression

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110852
eISBN:
9780300151756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110852.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines the influence of family on the development of childhood aggression. It considers two kinds of parenting behavior: parental discipline and the quality of the parent-child ... More


Empirical Knowledge on the Causes of Correlations within the Family

Michael Beenstock

in Heredity, Family, and Inequality: A Critique of Social Sciences

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016926
eISBN:
9780262301381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016926.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter reviews empirical evidence about the causal mechanisms underlying the correlation between the outcomes of parents and children and the correlation between the outcomes of siblings. It ... More


Continuing professional development: a national study

Carmel Halton, Fred Powell, and Margaret Scanlon

in Continuing professional development in social work

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447307372
eISBN:
9781447311621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307372.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Chapter 3 reports the outcomes of research carried out in Ireland on the provision and uptake of CPD amongst social workers. The research was based on a national survey and interviews and focus ... More


Children

Patti M. Valkenburg and Jessica Taylor Piotrowski

in Plugged In: How Media Attract and Affect Youth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300218879
eISBN:
9780300228090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218879.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter highlights how children 5–12 years of age perceive the world—connecting this development with their media preferences. Since five-year-olds and nine-year-olds look at the world very ... More


Equity Investment Styles

Andrew Mason

in Portfolio Theory and Management

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199829699
eISBN:
9780199979790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199829699.003.0023
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Establishing a meaningful peer group or benchmark is crucial to those involved in selecting and evaluating investment funds and for those studying the risk-return profiles of those funds. This ... More


Adolescent Boys in High School: A Psychological Study of Coping and Adaptation

G. Kelly James

in Becoming Ecological: An Expedition Into Community Psychology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195173796
eISBN:
9780199847631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173796.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter presents an ecological analysis of the socialization of boys in high school. Despite the significance of the topic of socialization for the high school, there are few research examples ... More


‘What are little boys made of?’: Constructing Soviet social identity

Olga Kucherenko

in Little Soldiers: How Soviet Children Went to War, 1941-1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199585557
eISBN:
9780191725043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585557.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

This chapter investigates the work of various agents of socialization, namely family, school, youth organizations, the mass media, and celebrities, as they attempted to forge an identity that would ... More


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