The importance of friends; the value of friends; friendships within peer cultures
Danby, Susan J. (2008) The importance of friends; the value of friends; friendships within peer cultures. In Brooker, Liz & Woodhead, Martin (Eds.) Developing Positive Identities: Diversity and Young Children. Open University, Milton Keynes, pp. 36-41.
This section provies a brief overview of recent research contributing to understandings of children's identities, friendships and peer cultures. Developing friendships is important for children's social and emotional development. Sustaining friends over a lifetime is essential for individual well-being and for social and emotional support. Friendhips are often sustained in social interactions in peer groups.
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|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Additional Information:||For more information about this book please contact the author.|
|Keywords:||friendship, friends, peer culture, early childhood, children|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > OTHER EDUCATION (139900)|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2008 Open University|
|Deposited On:||08 Sep 2008|
|Last Modified:||03 Mar 2011 15:37|
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