Understanding Popularity in the Peer System

@article{Cillessen2005UnderstandingPI,
  title={Understanding Popularity in the Peer System},
  author={A. Cillessen and A. J. Rose},
  journal={Current Directions in Psychological Science},
  year={2005},
  volume={14},
  pages={102 - 105}
}
Much research has focused on youth who are rejected by peers; who engage in negative behavior, including aggression; and who are at risk for adjustment problems. Recently, researchers have become increasingly interested in high-status youth. A distinction is made between two groups of high-status youth: those who are genuinely well liked by their peers and engage in predominantly prosocial behaviors and those who are seen as popular by their peers but are not necessarily well liked. The latter… Expand
455 Citations

Figures from this paper

Peer Rejection: Bridging Theory and Application
  • 4
Peer status beyond adolescence: Types and behavioral associations.
  • 9
  • PDF
Developmental trajectories of bullying and social dominance in youth.
  • 84
The Role of Peer Status in the Self and Aggression in Adolescence and Early Adulthood
  • Highly Influenced
Peer Groups, Popularity, and Social Preference
  • 150
...
1
2
3
4
5
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 22 REFERENCES
Bullying Is Power
  • 271
The Cycle of Popularity: Interpersonal Relations among Female Adolescents.
  • 550
Peer Interactions, Relationships, and Groups
  • 2,221
  • PDF
Children's perceptions of popular and unpopular peers: a multimethod assessment.
  • 500
Heterogeneity of popular boys: antisocial and prosocial configurations.
  • 696
  • PDF
Bullying, Peer Harassment, and Victimization in the Schools: The Next Generation of Prevention
  • 45
Relational aggression, gender, and social-psychological adjustment.
  • 3,598
  • PDF
Children's peer relations : from development to intervention
  • 166
...
1
2
3
...