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The Wiley Handbook of Group Processes in Children and Adolescents. Wiley Blackwell Handbooks of Developmental Psychology

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  • 544 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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A definitive reference on intra– and inter–group processes across a range of age and cultural contexts

Children from infancy develop attachments to significant others in their immediate social environment, and over time become aware of other groups (e.g. gender, ethnicity, age, classroom, sports) that they do or do not belong to and why. Recent research shows that children s attitudes, beliefs and behaviours are significantly influenced by these memberships and that the influence increases through childhood. This Handbook delivers the first comprehensive, international reference on this critical topic.

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Notes on Contributors viii

Preface xxi

Part I Social Group Membership: Intergroup Context and Methodological Issues 1

1 Children and Social Groups: A Social Identity Approach 3Drew Nesdale

2 Ethnic Identity among Immigrant and Minority Youth 23Maykel Verkuyten and Fenella Fleischmann

3 Intergroup Contact and Ethnic/Racial Identity Development 47Sheena Mirpuri and Tiffany Yip

4 Researching Children s Social Groups: Methods and Measures 67Drew Nesdale, Christia Spears Brown, and Adam Rutland

Part II Group Processes: Social Exclusion, Resource Allocation, and Communication 99

5 The Role of Group Processes in Social Exclusion and Resource Allocation Decisions 101Melanie Killen, Laura Elenbaas, Michael T. Rizzo, and Adam Rutland6 Toward a Contextualized Social Developmental Account of Children s Group based Inclusion and Exclusion: The Developmental Model of Subjective Group Dynamics 124Dominic Abrams, Claire Powell, Sally B. Palmer, and Julie Van de Vyver

7 Communication in Children s and Adolescents Social Groups 144Patrick J. Leman and Harriet R. Tenenbaum

Part III Social Categorization, Prejudice, and Stereotyping 165

8 Theoretical Perspectives on the Development of Implicit and Explicit Prejudice 167Frances E. Aboud and Jennifer R. Steele

9 Social Stereotyping and Prejudice in Children: Insights from Novel Group Studies 184Rebecca S. Bigler and Meagan M. Patterson

10 Implicit Intergroup Bias and the Long Road to Predicting Discrimination 203Yarrow Dunham

11 The Development of Racial Categorization in Childhood 221Kristin Pauker, Amanda Williams, and Jennifer R. Steele

Part IV Socialization and Intergroup Discrimination 241

12 Racial Socialization and Racial Discrimination as Intra and Intergroup Processes 243Diane Hughes, Jessica Harding, Erika Y. Niwa,Juan Del Toro, and Niobe Way

13 Perceptions of Intergroup Discrimination 269Christia Spears Brown

14 Essentialism and Children s Reasoning about Race and Ethnicity 292Stephen M. Quintana, Julia Z. Benjamin, and Patrice Leverett

Part V Groups and Bullying 315

15 Bullying in School and Online Contexts: Social Dominance, Bystander Compliance, and the Emotional Pain of Victims 317 Jaana Juvonen and Hannah L. Schacter

16 Harnessing the Power of the Group to Reduce Bullying and Victimization 333Amanda L. Duffy and Lindsey Cameron

Part VI Intergroup Contact and Cross group Relationships 353

17 Contact Strategies for Improving Intergroup Relations among Youth 355Linda R. Tropp and Ananthi Al Ramiah

18 Children s and Adolescents Cross Ethnic Friendships 373Philipp Jugert and Allard R. Feddes

19 Interracial Contact among University and School Youth in Post apartheid South Africa 393Colin Tredoux, John Dixon, Kevin Durrheim, and Buhle Zuma

20 Student Teacher Relationships and Interethnic Relations 416Jochem Thijs

Part VII Interventions to Improve Relations between Groups 435

21 Using an Intergroup Contact Approach to Improve Gender Relationships: A Case Study of a Classroom based Intervention 437Carol Lynn Martin, Richard A. Fabes, Laura D. Hanish, Bridget Gaertner, Cindy Faith Miller, Stacie Foster, and Kimberly A. Updegraff

22 Intergroup Contact in Action: Using Intergroup Contact Interventions to Change Children s Out Group Orientation 455 Lindsey Cameron and Nicola Abbott

23 Seeding Change: Using Children s Media to Promote Social Inclusion the Sesame Street Way 472Charlotte F. Cole and Lilith Dollard

Part VIII Commentary 487

24 Intergroup Processes in Children and Adolescents: Where Are They Heading? 489Kevin Durkin

Index 507
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Adam Rutland
Drew Nesdale
Christia Spears Brown
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