Adolescent Relations with Mothers, Fathers and Friends

James Youniss and Jacqueline Smollar

Adolescent Relations with Mothers, Fathers and Friends
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James Youniss and Jacqueline Smollar

210 pages | © 1985
Paper $20.00 ISBN: 9780226964881 Published February 1987
After interviews with teenagers, Youniss and Smollar find that, though adolescents seek independence from the parent-child bond, they do not abandon the relationship.

"A must for anyone interested in adolescent behavior."—Edward Z. Dager, Contemporary Sociology
Contents
Preface
1. Interpersonal Relations of Childhood and Their Potential Courses through Adolescence
2. The Studies and the Methodology
3. Adolescent Daughters and Their Relations with Parents
4. Adolescent Sons and Their Relations with Parents
5. Adolescents and Their Relations with Parents: Conclusions
6. Activities and Communications of Close Friendships
7. Problems and Obligations of Close Friendships
8. Cooperation, Consensus, and Co-construction
9. Parents and Friends
10. The Individual and Relations
Appendix A
Appendix B
Appendix C
Appendix D
References
Index
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