Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Peer Power : Preadolescent Culture and Identity - 98 edition

by Patricia A. Adler

Peer Power : Preadolescent Culture and Identity (ISBN10: 0813524601; ISBN13: 9780813524603)
ISBN13: 978-0813524603
ISBN10: 0813524601

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0813524597
ISBN10: 0813524598

Summary: Peer Power explodes existing myths about children's friendships, power, and popularity, and the gender chasm between elementary school boys and girls. Based on eight years of intensive insider participant observation in their own children's community, the authors discuss the vital components in the lives of preadolescents: popularity, friendships, cliques, social status, social isolation, loyalty, bullying, boy-girl relationships, and afterschool activities. They des ...show morecribe how friendships shift and change, how children are drawn into groups and excluded from them, how clique leaders maintain their power and popularity, and how the individuals' social experiences and feelings about themselves differ from the top of the pecking order to the bottom. The Adlers focus their attention on the peer culture of the children themselves and the way this culture extracts and modified elements from adult culture. Children's peer culture, as it is nourished in those spaces where grownups cannot penetrate, stands between individual children and the larger adult society. As such, it is a mediator and shaper, influencing the way children collectively interpret their surroundings and deal with the common problems they face. The Adlers explore some of the patterns that develop in this social space, noting both the differences in the gendered cultures of boys and girls and their overlap into afterschool activities, role behavior, romantic inclinations, and social stratification. Peer culture contains the informal social mechanisms through which children create their social order, determine their place and identity, and develop positive and negative feelings about themselves. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 98
Cover: Print On Demand
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Published: 01/01/1998
International: No



List Price: $25.95
Used $12.98
Used
Save $12.97 (50%)
  • FREE shipping over $25
  • In stock
  • 30-day returns
Condition:
Order this book in the next 19 hours and 33 minutes and it ships by Noon CT tomorrow!
New  Currently Sold Out
Rental $11.49
Due back 12/19/2014
Marketplace sellers starting at $1.99

More prices and sellers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Peer Power : Preadolescent Culture and Identity
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (27)  |  New (13)  |  Like New (2)  |  Very Good (5)  |  Good (6)  |  Acceptable (1)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$26.04
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Barnes & Noble.com
Various Shipping Locations, USA
Seller Rating: 5
Brand new, ships from the closest shipping location to your shipping address!
$21.24
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
BestBooks613 of IL
chicago, IL
Seller Rating: 0
New Brunswick, NJ 1998 Trade paperback New. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 272 p. Contains: Illustrations, black & white.
$23.98
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
indoo
Avenel, NJ
Seller Rating: 4.16
BRAND NEW
$25.37
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
PaperbackshopUS
Secaucus, NJ
Seller Rating: 4.49
New Book. Shipped from US within 4 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000
$27.51
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
EuroBooks
Horcott Rd, Fairford,
Seller Rating: 4.4
New Book. Shipped from UK within 4 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000.
$29.21
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
GreatBookPrices
Westminster, MD
Seller Rating: 4.2
Brand New, Perfect Condition, Please allow 4-14 business days for delivery. 100% Money Back Guarantee, Over 1,000,000 customers served.
$33.58
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Russell Books
Victoria, BC
Seller Rating: 4.36
PAPERBACK New 0813524601 Special order direct from the distributor.
$36.43
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
EuroBooks
Horcott Rd, Fairford,
Seller Rating: 4.4
New Book. Shipped from UK within 4 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000.
$37.55
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
LaCelle Books
Camden, NY
Seller Rating: 4.56
ABSOLUTELY BRAND NEW! This is a print-on-demand reprint of an earlier edition. Will ship within 48 hours. Multiple quantities available! International and expedited shipping available.
Page:   1     2     |   Next >
Close
Close
Close