Ecology of the Peer Group Continued... (Prosocial Behavior (Peer…
Ecology of the Peer Group Continued...
Peer Group Dynamics and Social Hierarchies
Clique Inclusion and exclusion
Bullies and Victims
Cultural Group: usually made up of one cultural group
Socioeconomics: usually come from poor families
Family structure: usually come from families with minimal adult supervision or a family that has gage lineage
Belief System: members believe they are victims and blame society for their problems and they are justified in protecting themselves outside of society's rules.
learn to solve problems through consensus. Peers who
learn how to analyze and synthesize information for others. Peers who
learn how to care, help, and give support to children.
Mesosystem Influences on the Peer Group: Adult-Child Interaction
Adult-Structured Peer Groups
Adult-Mediated Group Interaction
competitive or cooperative
: aggressive, submissive, discontented, competitive
: high morale, cooperative, and self-supporting, cohesive
: disorganized, frustrated, nonsupporting, fragmented
: working together and sharing responsibility for a task