Peer reviewed journal articles social work and social sciences review 9(2), 17-24 ungar, m (2001) ungar, m (2000) the myth of peer pressure: adolescents. Shots is the online channel for health stories from the npr science desk we report on news that can make a difference for your health and show how policy shapes our health choices. The peer pressure myth michael ungar studies by researchers like karl bauman and susan ennett (1996) who have looked beyond the myth of peer pressure, are showing that peer group influence (for example, to take drugs) is greatly exaggerated. Peer pressure is a fallacy in which a threat of rejection by one's peers (or peer pressure) is substituted for evidence in an argument this line of reasoning has the following form: this line of reasoning has the following form.
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The construct of peer pressure was examined as part of a qualitative study of the determinants of mental health for 41 high-risk adolescents while the concept of peer pressure enables adults to explain youths' troubling behaviors, content analysis of the participants' accounts of their lives revealed peer pressure to be a myth. The myth of peer pressure by ungar, michael t adolescence, vol 35, no 137, spring 2000 read preview overview children's evaluations of peer influence: the role of relationship type and social situation by burton, brea a ray, glen e mehta, sheila child study journal, vol 33, no 4, december 2003. Peer influence 22 chapter three summary and discussion the purpose of this literature review was to discuss peer influence in relation to academic performance and socialization among adolescents it is clear from the research that peers do, in fact, have a relatively strong influence over the daily functioning of adolescent students.
Peer-reviewed articles are assessed and critiqued by the scientists and experts in the same field after the article is distributed for review an author is expected to incorporate the suggested changes prior to publication. Home » the myth of peer pressure the myth of peer pressure author(s) ungar, michael t pub date while the concept of peer pressure enables adults to. In sum, peer pressure was revealed to be a myth that enables adults to explain youths' troubling behaviors rather, the high-risk adolescents in the present study indicated that adoption of the behavior and appearance of peers was a consciously employed strategy to enhance personal and social power.
Peer pressure is a myth dr michael ungar, the professor of social work at dalhousie university (canada) and the chairperson in the. Visit teenadviceaboutcom for articles, fact sheets, crisis hotlines, web links, and additional resources on peer pressure, violence and bullying, and other topics unless otherwise stated, this discussion guide is reprinted with the permission of washington square press. Read gender segregation and gender-typing in adolescence, sex roles on deepdyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of academic publications available at your fingertips.