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Developing Social Competency in Adolescence By Edited by Thomas P. Gullotta

Developing Social Competency in Adolescence
by Edited by Thomas P. Gullotta

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Considering the various factors that contribute to adolescent social competence, this book examines whether biology, education or medical interventions, familial influences and the environment play a role in determining how socially competent an adolescent will be.
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Developing Social Competency in Adolescence by Edited by Thomas P. Gullotta

What role does biology play in adolescent social competence? Can education or medical interventions enhance such competence? Can lack of social competence lead to juvenile delinquency or truancy? Answering these and other questions, contributors to this volume examine the factors that contribute to adolescent social competence, including social environmental constructs, family influences and the effects of sports.

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About Edited by Thomas P. Gullotta


Prevention, Child and Family Agency of Southeastern Connecticut, New London, CT. Personality and Social Development, University of Guelph. Parent-Adolescent Relations, Ohio State University.

Table of Contents


On the Meaning of Social Competency PART ONE: FOUNDATIONS OF SOCIAL COMPETENCY The Psychosocial Constructs of Social Competency - Martin Bloom The Social Environmental Constructs of Social Competency - Steven P Schinke et al The Social Biological Constructs of Social Competency - A Chris Downs PART TWO: INFLUENCES ON SOCIAL COMPETENCY The Family and Social Competence in Adolescence - Gary W Peterson and Geoffry K Leigh Promoting Social Competencies through Educational Efforts - Joseph H Johnson, Leonard A Jason and David M Betts Sport as a Context for Developing Competence - Steven J Danish, Albert J Petitpas and Bruce D Hale Religion and Adolescent Social Competence - Darwin L Thomas and Craig Carver Medical Interventions for the Enhancement of Adolescents' Physical Appearance - Thomas Pruzinsky and Thomas F Cash Implications for Social Competence PART THREE: CONCLUDING REMARKS Social Competence and the Language of Adequacy as a Subject Matter for Psychology - Robert D Felner, A Michelle Lease and Ruby S Phillips A Quadrapartite Tri-level Framework

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GOR010199569
Developing Social Competency in Adolescence by Edited by Thomas P. Gullotta
Edited by Thomas P. Gullotta
Advances in Adolescent Development
Used - Very Good
Hardback
SAGE Publications Inc
1990-11-21
272
0803938985
9780803938984
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