Family Matters : The Importance of Mattering to Family in Adolescence (Hardcover)

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Combining empirical evidence with indices to measure mattering, "Family" "Matters: The Importance of Mattering to Family in Adolescence" explores the inverse relationship between mattering and dysfunctional behavior in adolescence.Defines mattering and distinguishes among the three ways that people can matter to others: awareness, importance, and relianceUtilizes empirical evidence from a quantitative analyses of data from a nationwide survey 2,004 adolescents to support author''s assertionsExplores the impact of structural and demographic factors such as family structure in developing of a sense of mattering in adolescents.Includes helpful indices, including his Mattering Index and Rosenberg''s Self-Esteem IndexSuggests how parents, teachers, and other significant people in the lives of adolescents can work to instill a sense of mattering in those under their care


Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
Mfg Part# 9781405162425
SKU 209314900
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1405162422
Release Date 2/1/2009
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0263
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell
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