The family ecology of boys' peer relations in middle childhood.

@article{Dishion1990TheFE,
  title={The family ecology of boys' peer relations in middle childhood.},
  author={Thomas J. Dishion},
  journal={Child development},
  year={1990},
  volume={61 3},
  pages={874-92}
}
The association between boys' peer relations, their antisocial behavior, academic skill deficit, and family ecology was examined with 2 cohorts of boys and their families (N = 206) who were interviewed, observed in the home, and assessed in school. Group comparisons revealed that rejected boys experienced poorer family management practices (i.e., monitoring and discipline practices), showed more family stress, were of lower socioeconomic status, and displayed more behavioral and academic… CONTINUE READING