Chapter 5. Social Growth and Peer Relationships

  1. Sharon K. Hall

Published Online: 5 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305197.ch5

Raising Kids in the 21st Century: The Science of Psychological Health for Children

Raising Kids in the 21st Century: The Science of Psychological Health for Children

How to Cite

Hall, S. K. (2009) Social Growth and Peer Relationships, in Raising Kids in the 21st Century: The Science of Psychological Health for Children, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444305197.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 5 SEP 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405158060

Online ISBN: 9781444305197

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Keywords:

  • social relationships - ability to communicate and in developing relationships;
  • relational - children upon a positive path for future success in school and work environments;
  • social validation - transmitting information to the individual topics;
  • social others - people present in environment;
  • parent-child relationships serving as frameworks;
  • peer acceptance influencing children's development;
  • self-regulation beginning early in children's development

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Parent-Child Framework

  • Peers

  • Social Isolation

  • Friendship

  • Adult Facilitation of Children's Friendships

  • Adolescents' Friendships

  • Autonomy and Peer Influence

  • Social Competence as Pathway