It's important to be nice, but it's nicer to be important: girls, popularity and sexual competition

@inproceedings{Duncan2004ItsIT,
  title={It's important to be nice, but it's nicer to be important: girls, popularity and sexual competition},
  author={Neil Duncan},
  year={2004}
}
A multi‐method project was conducted in a Local Education Authority (LEA) in the north of England. The relationships between girls' friendships, bullying, school attendance and transfer were explored through documentary analysis, LEA school admission statistics, group interviews and q‐sort technique. This paper reports selectively on those elements of the study that focussed on girls' popularity in high school. The qualitative data indicated that these girls thought their relationships altered… CONTINUE READING

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