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Elliott, Gregory C.

Family Matters: The Importance of Mattering to Family in Adolescence

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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 reliance

  • Utilizes empirical evidence from a quantitative analyses of data from a nationwide survey 2,004 adolescents to support author’s assertions

  • Explores 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 Index

  • Suggests 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

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
288 pages
Category
Psychology
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781444305791

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