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Can at-risk young adolescents be popular and anti-social? :... (2010)

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Titel Can at-risk young adolescents be popular and anti-social? : sociometric status groups, anti-social behaviour, gender and ethnic background
Gepubliceerd in Journal of Adolescence, Vol. in press, p.1-. ISSN 1054-139x.
Auteur Schoot, R. van de; Velden, F. van der; Boom, J.; Brugman, D.
Datum 2010
Trefwoord(en) Sociometric status, Anti-social behaviour, Peer group, Ethnic background, Gender, Young adolescents
Taal Engels
Type Artikel
Uitgever Elsevier
Samenvatting This study aimed to extend the understanding of anti-social behaviour and its association with popularity and sociometric status in a sample of at-risk adolescents from diverse ethnic backgrounds (n ¼ 1491, average age 14.7 years). Both overt and covert types of antisocial behaviour were used to distinguish subgroups. These subgroups were created on the basis of anti-social behaviour profile scores, using Latent Class Analysis. Moderator effects of gender and ethnic background were investigated using a log-linear analysis. The main finding was that each sociometric status group consisted of subgroups that differed in terms of prevalence of self-reported anti-social behaviour. At-risk young adolescents who reported involvement in anti-social behaviour appeared in every status group, including the popular group. Implications for school prevention programmes for anti-social behaviour are discussed.
Publicatie http://dspace.library.uu.nl/handle/1874/44727
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Persistent Identifier URN:NBN:NL:UI:10-1874-44727
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