|aUnderstanding peer influence in children and adolescents /|cedited by Mitchell J. Prinstein, Kenneth A. Dodge.
|aNew York :|bGuilford Press,|cc2008.
|axiv, 255 p. :|bill. ;|c24 cm.
|aDuke series in child development and public policy
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aPeer influence mechanisms -- Altering peer influence effects : moderators and interventions -- Underexplored contexts for potential peer influence effects.
|a"The book provides a comprehensive framework for understanding how peer influence operates, its role in adolescent development and socialization, and implications for intervention and prevention." "Presenting compelling theoretical and empirical advances - and identifying important directions for future research - this authoritative book belongs on the shelves of researchers, practitioners, and policymakers in developmental, clinical, and social psychology; social work; education; criminology, public policy; and related disciplines. It will serve as a supplemental text in graduate-level courses."--Jacket.