Organized Out-of-School Activities: Setting for Peer Relationships: New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 140, 140th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118735765
  • ISBN-13: 9781118735763
  • DDC: 371.89
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released March 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Explore how the peer relationship and extracurricular organized activities—like sports, the arts, and community-based organizations—influence academic functioning, social development, and problem behavior. This volume shows how out-of-school activity offers an ideal context to study peer processes, and to explore both how and why peers matter for organized activity participation.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Organized Out-of-School Activities and Peer Relationships: Theoretical Perspectives and Previous Research.
2: Friendships with Co-Participants in Organized Activities: Prevalence, Quality, Friends' Characteristics, and Associations with Adolescents' Adjustment.
3: When Is Sport Participation Risky or Protective for Alcohol Use? The Role of Teammates, Friendships, and Popularity.
4: Regrouping: Organized Activity Involvement and Social Adjustment Across the Transition to High School.
5: Adolescents, Organized Activities, and Peers: Knowledge Gained and Knowledge Needed.